Step 2: When an Injury Isn’t an Accident

Tight muscles are a train wreck waiting to happen

How’s the stretching coming along? If you added the five (+one bonus) stretches, I bet you’re starting to realize you were a lot tighter than you thought. Like a frog in boiling water, you don’t realize the pain and stiffness you feel when it creeps up on you. Last year, I noticed that my right […]

Step 2 to a Healthier You: Stretching Makes You More Flexible

My goal for achieving better health involves incorporating very simple steps to our daily routines. As moms, we know it’s hard to get much time to ourselves. With young children, we did good to get showers between feeding, burping, changing diapers, and singing the Itsy Bitsy Spider a gagillion times a day. With older children, […]

Step 1 to a Healthier You: Water Wrap-up

Never underestimate the smallest step that will start the biggest journey

Let’s wrap up our first step in our 12 Step Healthier You Journey with a final look at our drink choices and why they matter. Water is the best choice for not just quenching your thirst, but also helping the body flush toxins from the body, stay hydrated, and control hunger and sugar cravings. Water […]

Start Your Day With A Taste of Sunshine

Recipe for Lemon Honey Tea

We’re winding up our first step in the 12 Step Healthier You Journey, but before we move on, I want to share a drink I’ve added to my morning routine. Here’s the recipe, if you can call it that. It’s so stinking easy! 6 oz. water Juice of 1/2 fresh lemon 1/2 to 1 teaspoon of […]

What If All Your Health Problems Were Centered On Your Gut Health?

You might be wondering why gut health is so important. It’s a hot topic in the health blog-o-sphere. Well, in short, we think of our brains as being in control of our body, but actually current science is finding that our digestive system (gut) is really where everything concerning our health is centered. This post […]

Time’s a-Wasting For This Special Deal

ONLY One more day for the Gut Health SUPER Bundle

I’m working on a few more posts about the importance of our drink choices when developing a healthier lifestyle, but before this extra special deal goes away, I want to remind you that it is an awesome resource for the very thing we’re going to be doing over the next few months. Taking meaningful steps […]

Man Cannot Live on Water Alone

Or How to Fizz Up Your Drink Options

While we’re talking about increasing our water intake, one could say, “man does not live on water alone.” A slight adaptation that is partially true. Sure, the body is composed of 60% (or more) of water. Yes, drinking water is important to staying hydrated. And, yes, many alternative liquids (such as sodas and sports drinks) do […]

Chasing a Rabbit Won’t Always Get You Lost

Great resources for the future healthier you

Sometimes the path between Point A and Point D might not include Points B and C. Some people call it chasing a rabbit, but often it just means that opportunities and decisions don’t come in the order in which we think they should. We have to make decisions without all the information and buy things […]

Step 1 to a Healthier You: How to Add Water to Your Day

How was your first week or two of adding a glass of water to your day? You probably didn’t even have to eliminate any other drink choices to add one glass of water to your day. When I first started consciously drinking more water, I actually created time slots to drink. I know that sounds […]

Step 1 to a Healthier You: Cheers!

The first step I picked for my 12-step 2015 2017 Health Challenge is about as easy as falling off a log. In fact, it’s what you’ll find yourself in if you do fall off a floating log. Water. The human body is composed of approximately 60% water, so it stands to reason that replenishing that […]