Healthy Living

Five Health Journey Mistakes to Stop Making in 2017

January 4, 2017
Five Health Journey Mistakes to Stop Making in 2017

It does not matter if you are working on improving your diet, losing weight, incorporating a fitness plan, doing self-care rituals, or making healthier choices. Whatever your goals are, you can avoid these five health journey mistakes in 2017. Note: The inspiration for this blog post comes from Michelle at Fine Hair and Faith. Mistake #1 Comparing […]

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I am Thankful for these Precious Gems

December 1, 2016
I am Thankful for these Precious Gems

I know the Thanksgiving holiday is over, but it is the season of gratefulness. The inspiration for this post is from Alexandra at Fun and Fit.  Today, I share with you three people I am thankful for being in my life. A week ago, I shared with you a few of my favorite gratitude quotes, but […]

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Gratitude Quotes about the Importance of Being Grateful

November 23, 2016
Gratitude Quotes about the Importance of Being Grateful

Thanksgiving is tomorrow, November 24, 2016.  It is the perfect time to share my favorite gratitude quotes. Saying Thank You My husband and I teach our daughter to say, “Thank you” anytime someone does something kind for her. My heart smiles when I hear her saying, thank you because I am thankful that she can […]

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How I Got Rid of My Seasonal Allergies and You Can Too

April 4, 2016
How I Got Rid of My Seasonal Allergies and You Can Too

I used to dread this time of the year because I would always have itchy eyes, a runny nose, an itchy nose and the back to back sneezing that I could not control. I thought I would have seasonal allergies for life and that there was nothing I could do about it. Well, since making […]

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5 Simple Ways to Decrease Inflammation in Your Body

March 7, 2016
5 Simple Ways to Decrease Inflammation in Your Body

Has anyone ever told you that they had inflammation, or that they are working on ridding themselves of inflammation in their body? Today you learn what inflammation is and five simple ways to decrease inflammation in your body. What is Inflammation? According to Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary inflammation is: a local response to cellular injury that […]

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The Power of a Smile and a Wave

January 28, 2016
The Power of a Smile and a Wave

Do you know anyone who smiles and waves at everyone? I could say that I don’t know anyone who does that, but that would be a lie. I know a little girl who carries the power of a smile and a wave with her everywhere she goes.  It’s truly an amazing sight to behold. This […]

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How to Stick with Making Lifestyle Changes (when you do not have support)

January 18, 2016
How to Stick with Making Lifestyle Changes (when you do not have support)

We are three weeks into 2016 and some of you have made it a goal to make lifestyle changes.  These changes may include going to the gym more, losing weight, starting a new way of eating, or getting to bed at a certain time. Are you finding it hard to stick with making lifestyle changes […]

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Fear and Worry, How I Let Go (and you can too)

November 23, 2015
Fear and Worry, How I Let Go (and you can too)

Fear and Worry, How I Let Go Fear and worry lived in my life for almost two months.  The reasons why I was living in a spirit of fear and worry are 1.) I feared doing a certain thing and I worried about the outcome; afraid of rejection. 2.) I feared getting sick. As a […]

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6 Tips to Handle Stress During Family Gatherings

July 2, 2015
6 Tips to Handle Stress During Family Gatherings

Families kick of the month of July by celebrating Independence Day with cookouts and these cookouts and gatherings happen almost every weekend.  July is also a popular month for family reunions, weddings and homecomings.  Family gatherings are stressful times for some of us, but they do not have to be.  Here are my six tips to […]

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Women’s Health Month: 10 Steps to Live a Healthy Life

May 25, 2015

May is Women’s Health Month, a time for acknowledging women’s health and educating women on taking care of their own health. There are many ways that women can live healthy, but I will share with you ten steps that women can take to live a healthy life. There is also an infographic presented by Oscar that shows […]

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