Serenity in Nature –“EARTHING”

I was most fortunate to grow up with parents who are nature lovers.  Our family vacations weren’t at five-star resorts or south of the border but usually within a few hours of home either camping, fishing in a little brook, going to the beach, or spending time at the cottage deep in the woods on a lake.   The serenity you feel waking to a sunrise reflecting off a lake, so calm, is like no other.  As I get older and more fully appreciate nature’s beauty it has become a place of spiritual connection.   I’m sad for those who didn’t have this opportunity as a child and continue to not understand[…]

Searching for the Magic Pill

Today’s society is always looking for the easy way to get healthy…we either don’t have enough energy, time, or willpower to get the level of health we want and think it should be as simple as taking a pill, shake, or trying the next fad diet.   We are a culture of immediate gratification and convenience but unfortunately, although some of these “fixes” may work for a while, they are not lasting. I am here to tell you there is no “magic pill” but having a healthy mind and body is not rocket science.  You just need to make a commitment to yourself because if you don’t do it, no one[…]

Is Time running out?

How often do you hear people say “There’s not enough time in the day” or “I can’t take on anything else, I’m just too busy”. I, too, am guilty of this. Working two jobs, running my own business, taking a course, managing a household…it has become my mantra lately. But let’s face it, there is plenty of time, what it comes down to is prioritizing what’s important. In my work what I often hear is “I don’t have enough time to eat healthy”. Work, kid’s activities, exercise, housework, social life, all of it takes up time. My question is “How much time do we waste”? Surfing the net, Netflix, candy[…]