Improve Your Gut Health with Probiotics

woman-bellyI spent two weeks away from this blog and I am finally back. School is back in session for us and I am my daughter’s teacher. It’s a challenging task, but very rewarding. I am back and ready to roll.

Today’s topic is about probiotics. I learned about the importance of taking a probiotic from Carolyn Akens when I  spring detoxed with her.

I noticed a decrease in belly size, less flatulence and better regularity. I will always have a probiotic supplement in my stash. Continue reading

Eight Reasons Why You Should Walk Forward (self-improvement)

walk-forward-quote

Sometimes we let past experiences have power over our future. We focus so much on what we deem as negative and bad experiences that growth and change never happens.

If you want to be successful in whatever it is that you want to be or do in life, you have to move out of your past and walk into the present.

This message applies to anything in life that you want to accomplish. Oftentimes fear of change, fear of the unknown, and fear of failure, stops growth which results in us not doing anything. Dare to walk forward and stop looking backwards. Continue reading

Why Your Belly Is Getting Bigger On A Vegan Diet |Carb-Sensitivity

man-with-big-bellyOne of the benefits of eating a vegan diet is weight loss. Weight loss is almost effortless for some who start eating a vegan diet. The pounds fall off and you feel great.

You never thought that after eating a vegan diet for nearly a year that you would have a problem with your weight, but for some reason you are gaining weight in your midsection.

Stubborn belly fat rears it’s ugly head and you are confused because you are eating a vegan diet, doing all the right things, but you don’t understand why your belly is fat.

Today you learn why your belly is getting fat while eating a vegan diet and tips to help you get rid of the belly fat. Continue reading

My First Memory of Robin Williams and My Own Battle with Depression

Mork-and-Mindy

Image Credit: ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty

I have fond memories of Robin Williams. I remember when Mr. Williams played Mork on Mork and Mindy (1978-1982) and I do remember watching the show.

That’s where I learned how to do my Mork impersonation (Na-Nu Na-Nu). I thought I was the only person who could do the special trick that Mork did with his fingers. My grandmother Ruby, bought me a Mork and Mindy doll and oh, how I loved those dolls.

I shared that memory because that is my first memory of Robin Williams and the rest is history. Any movie that I have ever seen Robin Williams in,  I have always enjoyed it.

It is unfortunate that Robin Williams (1951-2014) succumbed to the depression that he was battling. Regardless of the circumstances surrounding his death, he will go down in history as one of the greatest artists of his time. Continue reading