“Anxiety is often so ingrained in the body that we live with it for years without noticing how much it drives us,“ reveals a recent article in Yoga Journal. “Anxiety, like stress, is a subset of fear. (The root of the word “anxious” is the same as the root of the word “anger,” the Indo-German [...]
The state of flourishing through fitness, food and body image. Our thoughts, examples and advice for creating a healthier body and lifestyle.
According to a 2009 BurstMedia survey, nine out of 10 women go online to research health information. I know my days are over of picking up the “gazillon” pounds Mayo Clinic book to research my symptoms. What’s great about the Internet, is that you literally have the world at your fingertips. It’s digging through the [...]
Jam season is approaching! The farmers markets have opened and the early spring in Minnesota means early produce. Strawberries will be here before you know it! One of my favorite uses for strawberries is jam. I’ve tried multiple types of jam, but I keep coming back to this one. It is super easy and does [...]
May brings with it the start of one of my favorite activities. The Farmer’s Market. In the twin cities metro, the number of markets has grown immensely in the last few years. There is one in virtually every neighborhood. There is a great listing of markets through the Minnesota Department of Agriculture which you can [...]
While I was thinking about writing this, my most embarrassing moment, it occurred to me that my feelings were totally based on the context in which it occurred….what do you think? Back…19 years ago…my husband qualified for a trip allowing us to go to Paris. Being about 3 months pregnant and at that awkward in between [...]
Laughter is defined as: an expression or appearance of merriment or amusement, an inner quality, mood, disposition, etc., suggestive of happiness Seek LAUGHTER! So much of life can be challenging, stressful, and even frustrating. Turn off the news, put down the paper. LAUGH! Turn your attention to something light. Turn your attention to something funny; [...]