How to Avoid Getting Old Before Your Time

How to Avoid Getting Old Before Your Time… How to avoid getting old before your time?  Don’t buy into advertising and programming. If you are approaching fifty or older, this brief article will connect the dots for you, and if you are younger than fifty, I hope you take careful notes! They are coming to get you, and I want to point out three things you need to be aware of.  Awareness is key, and you can decide not to take … Continue reading

Stress and Cortisol

Stress and Cortisol – Is stress killing you? We all know stress is not good for us.  Some of us are stress junkies though and feel we are only working to our optimum capacity when we’re feeling stressed.  It’s important to understand the relationship between and stress and cortisol and to know what they do to our bodies. Cortisol is a stress hormone; in fact, it is a key stress hormone. Having elevated cortisol levels is a slippery slope and … Continue reading

Perseverance…in diet and in life…it’s everything

Perseverance The topic of this post is a bit different than what I usually share.  I want to address the topic of perseverance and share a recent personal story. Perseverance relates to all aspects of our lives including health and healthy eating.  Staying on track with the best food choices is not always the easiest or the most popular way to go.  I speak from personal experience as this weekend I attended a family event with great food, not all … Continue reading

Allopathic or Functional Medicine. Which is right for you?

Allopathic or Functional? Allopathic or Functional?  Did you know there are two basic schools of thought when it comes to our medical care? The definition of each and how we are treated by the practitioners of each school when we have a health issue is important for us to understand. Our typical health care system is based on allopathic medicine. Allopathic medicine is defined as, “a system of medical practice that aims to combat disease by use of remedies (as … Continue reading

Do You Want to Prevent or Slow Parkinson’s Disease

Do you want to Prevent or Slow Parkinson’s Disease? Seems like a silly question…”Do you want to prevent or slow Parkinson’s Disease”, doesn’t it?  Having watched my father live with Parkinson’s Disease for my entire life, first with Parkinson’s symptoms (he developed a tremor in his 30’s) and then in his 60’s with full blown Parkinson’s until his death at 87, I can tell you I wouldn’t wish it on anyone.  Incidentally, I know realize what my dad suffered from … Continue reading

Blue Zone

What does “Blue Zone” mean to you? When I say the words “Blue Zone”, do they mean anything to you? If not, I hope you will continue reading, because these two words can change and even extend and improve your life. Blue Zones have been identified around the world by explorer/author Dan Buettner. They have been found to exist in Japan, Italy, Greece, California and Costa Rica. But what defines a Blue Zone? Very simply, a blue zone is an … Continue reading

Exercise- It’s More than Just Weight Loss

Exercise- It’s More than Just Weight Loss Weight loss is the main reason people decide to exercise, but those who exercise regularly realize the benefits are much more than that. When you exercise, you’re releasing endorphins needed to be energetic and alert, so it’s accurate when we say, exercise- it’s more than just weight loss! When you exercise, you’re also helping to strengthen your heart muscle and improve circulation – two improvements that will help beat fatigue and energize your … Continue reading

Nutrition and Sleep

Nutrition and Sleep… Is there a connection? Recently I was asked to contribute information and to be interviewed on the subject of Nutrition and Sleep.  The questions I was asked to cover were, is there is a connection between what you eat and the quality of sleep you enjoy, and is there a connection between your sleep and your overall health in general? While I’ve written a free report I will share with you, I wanted to highlight a few … Continue reading

Aging and What You Eat – Sugar

Aging and What You Eat – Sugar Aging and what you eat…does it matter? We all would like to look and feel younger.  So many of us think it’s the luck of the draw.  Does your gene pool dictate that you will age more quickly than others?  Is your rate of aging out of your control?  The short answer is you have a lot of control over how you age, and that is very empowering!  Today we’ll look at the … Continue reading

How to Increase Productivity – Can you hold a thought for 17 seconds?

How to Increase Productivity I have a powerful strategy to share with you today that will empower you to do focused, efficient things in your everyday life and show you how to increase productivity!  It comes from my friend and mentor, Connie Ragen Green, and she practices it to be incredibly productive on a consistent basis in her amazingly successful business and in her life!  One thing about Connie is that, unlike many successful people, she doesn’t hold back secrets … Continue reading