Healthy Eating for the Hoildays

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  Cakes, pies, cookies and candy. The holidays are a time of feasting upon a variety of foods, including sweets. You don’t have to avoid all of your favorite treats during the holidays. Just … [Read more...]

Lupus Awareness Month

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I have notice in recent years the increase rates of people being diagnosis with this chronic, autoimmune disease called Lupus.  There has been a lot of big misunderstanding about this disease.  … [Read more...]

National Cholesterol Month

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  September is National Cholesterol Education Month, a good time to get your blood cholesterol checked and take steps to lower it if it is high.  It also time to learn about lipid profiles … [Read more...]

I Want To Lose Weight…So I should sleep more?

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So I hear sleep is good for weight loss... Experts say getting 6-8 hours of sleep each night is essential to those of us that are trying to reduce in size. Seems strange...why would sleeping … [Read more...]

Miracles Still Happen/Reboot Your Life Day 2

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Have you ever felt hopeless?  I’m sure we have all felt that way once in our lives.  At work, me and my students had the awesome opportunity to raise a monarch butterfly from its chrysalis (or … [Read more...]

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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As an African American woman this month which is Breast Cancer Awareness has recently hit home.  A family member very close to me who I would not name was recently diagnosis with breast cancer.  … [Read more...]

“I didn’t know I could burn calories doing that!”

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When we think of physical activity and burning calories, most of the time things like aerobics, running, jogging, and lifting weights are the first things that come to mind.  We fail to realize that … [Read more...]

Pushing Past Mediocre Me

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I'm use to being good at what I do.  I have gotten through most of my life doing just enough to be stellar...just enough to rise to the top.  Nothing more...nothing less.  As a student, I studied … [Read more...]

What New Year’s Resolution??

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Its officially February…one month in the New Year has already passed.  Many of us made our New Year’s Resolutions…most of which had something to do with losing weight, getting in shape, or … [Read more...]

How to Heal Through Grounding Exercises

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Grounding Exercises are a great way to stay grounded physically, mentally and spiritually. Often when we are under a lot of stress from day to day living, we tend to neglect our physical body and … [Read more...]