Fitness Plus Focus Equals a Winning Equation

Fitness Plus Focus Equals a Winning Equation

Fitness training, like most other things should always be based on expert advice. Using improper techniques will result in injuries and will in turn become counter productive. One of the biggest mistakes people make when they start a fitness-training program is that they allow their enthusiasm to get the best of them. Although enthusiasm is necessary, you must not allow it to take over your mission. This over excitement tends to take over along … continue reading

Fitness Plus Focus Equals a Winning Equation

Fitness Plus Focus Equals a Winning Equation

Fitness training, like most other things should always be based on expert advice. Using improper techniques will result in injuries and will in turn become counter productive. One of the biggest mistakes people make when they start a fitness-training program is that they allow their enthusiasm to get the best of them. Although enthusiasm is necessary, you must not allow it to take over your mission. This over excitement tends to take over along … continue reading

Letting Go As A Parent

Letting Go As A Parent

Letting go seems to be the hardest thing for parents to do.  It seems the hardest for mothers to do. There is nothing wrong with this feeling and as a mother, I can completely relate to the feelings of loss and despair. But, as parents we must be aware that our children are with us for a short time.  Instead of crying we must actually rejoice. Yes, I know it sounds odd but it's true.  Our Heavenly Father has given us the gift of … continue reading

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ping. pong. score!

“How was school?” “Fine” "What happened at school today?" “Nothing.” "What did you learn in class?" “I dunno.” And so it begins. The WhatHappenedTodayAtSchool? ping-pong match. We try. Oh, how we try. But the thing is, we are asking them about what they did. And that isn’t what our brain thinks is the important stuff. What gets to the heart of the matter? What they felt. It’s true. Researchers from the University of Toronto published … continue reading

Fitness Plus Focus Equals a Winning Equation

Fitness Plus Focus Equals a Winning Equation

Fitness training, like most other things should always be based on expert advice. Using improper techniques will result in injuries and will in turn become counter productive. One of the biggest mistakes people make when they start a fitness-training program is that they allow their enthusiasm to get the best of them. Although enthusiasm is necessary, you must not allow it to take over your mission. This over excitement tends to take over along … continue reading

Teach Your Child to Write Joyfully

Teach Your Child to Write Joyfully

I suspect that writing is a natural outgrowth of speech and other communication skills. There are a few different aspects to writing. Although it eventually becomes more holistic, approaching it from each aspect at first helps children enjoy writing rather than consider it a chore. Writing Involves: 1. Primarily communication on paper 2. Mechanical act of making the shapes 3. Thought organization 4. Creative flow 5. Editing phase Based on … continue reading

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Fitness Plus Focus Equals a Winning Equation

Fitness Plus Focus Equals a Winning Equation

Fitness training, like most other things should always be based on expert advice. Using improper techniques will result in injuries and will in turn become counter productive. One of the biggest mistakes people make when they start a fitness-training program is that they allow their enthusiasm to get the best of them. Although enthusiasm is necessary, you must not allow it to take over your … continue reading

Today In Health And Well Being

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Is it Time for a Change?

The autumn season is upon us, and looking outside I can see the leaves starting, ever so slowly, to change.  I wonder, if perhaps a change in my routine might be in order.  After all, it's hard to grow as an individual if you don't at least … continue reading

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To Be Or Not To Be – Gluten Free ? That is the Question

When shopping for food, you'll likely see all the 'gluten-free' products positioned front and center. If you are out on a dinner date, you'll more than likely see 'gluten-free' options available as well. But, is switching to a gluten-free diet … continue reading

Is Life Spiraling Out of Control - Don't Give Up!

Is Your Life Spiraling Out of Control – Don’t Give Up!

Do you feel as if your life is spiraling out of control? Does it seem that every decision you make is the wrong one? Do you feel all alone? Do you find yourself taking medication to ease the pain? Do you turn to alcohol for release? If you … continue reading

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5 Ways to Lower Your Blood Pressure Naturally

One of the most significant diagnosis given by medical doctors is hypertension also known as high blood pressure. Of course along with this diagnosis is a diet restriction and a prescription for some synthetic drug that will somehow miraculously … continue reading

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7 Habits to Live a Healthy Lifestyle

Do you live a healthy lifestyle? Before you rush to answer that question, you need to finish reading this article. Too many people in today's society, think that they do live a healthy lifestyle and that they are healthy when in actually they … continue reading

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Take The Time To Check In With Everyone In Your Teen’s Life

The summer has come to a close and the kids have gone back to school. As our teens transition back into the hustle and bustle of the new school year, it’s important that we, as parents, stay in tune with what’s going on in their lives. It’s just … continue reading

Runners Should Not Avoid Upper Body and Core Workouts

Runners Should Not Avoid Upper Body and Core Workouts

  Since my children are involved in the cross country world, I am around runners daily. Although they can run for miles and miles they all seem to avoid some important workouts. Runners should never, ever neglect their upper body and … continue reading

Today In Home And Family

Teach Your Child to Write Joyfully

Teach Your Child to Write Joyfully

I suspect that writing is a natural outgrowth of speech and other communication skills. There are a few different aspects to writing. Although it eventually becomes more holistic, approaching it from each aspect at first helps children enjoy … continue reading

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ping. pong. score!

“How was school?” “Fine” "What happened at school today?" “Nothing.” "What did you learn in class?" “I dunno.” And so it begins. The WhatHappenedTodayAtSchool? ping-pong match. We try. Oh, how we try. But the thing is, we are asking … continue reading

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Inspire Your Children to Want to Learn

It’s as simple as this: You can’t expect your children to love learning if you don’t love to learn. If learning isn’t a joy it’s difficult to expect them to develop a joy for learning. Children learn what they live so as parents we must ask … continue reading

Simple Solution for Bedtime Battle

Simple Solution for Bedtime Battle

Dear Susan, I work from home and my husband works and goes to graduate school.  My son, 18 months old is a bright ball of energy.  He does nap but only if I rock him to sleep. And he always sneaks into our bed at night.  I'm too tired to fight … continue reading

Letting Go As A Parent

Letting Go As A Parent

Letting go seems to be the hardest thing for parents to do.  It seems the hardest for mothers to do. There is nothing wrong with this feeling and as a mother, I can completely relate to the feelings of loss and despair. But, as parents we … continue reading

Today In Food

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Two Yummy Raw Recipes to Nurture Your Soul

Enjoy this recipe when you want to spend some time journaling, praying, and reading God’s love letter to you!  So delicious in the mornings. Morning Green “Chai” Ingredients: Fresh batch of raw almond or other nut milk 3 organic green … continue reading

Start Your Morning Right with this Easy Breakfast

Start Your Morning Right with this Easy Breakfast

After living a high raw food lifestyle now for many years, I've created certain habits that make my raw life simple, delicious, and downright juicy!  One of those habits is to order in bulk from my raw food company of choice.  I get raw cashews, … continue reading

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Delicious Summer Breakfast Recipe

Summer is such a great time to gain momentum with your radiant health journey by including the abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables typically available this time of year.  Loving your body by giving it the most nutrient dense foods is such a … continue reading

Today In Life

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6 Simple Strategies For Creating Headlines That Don’t Suck

Great headlines are a wonderful way to grab some attention from your audience but they are often difficult to construct.  I did a little checking with some of my colleagues and found out that some of those headlines or subject lines that got … continue reading

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Creative Ways to Market Your Business With Instagram

We've all heard the saying that a picture is worth a thousand words.  Well, Instagram is all that and more! Most of us already know that Instagram is a visual platform and a fun way to stay in touch with the antics of family and friends.  But … continue reading

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How Your Mindset Can Make or Break Your Business – Part 2

Have your thoughts been holding your back, or helping you shoot for the moon? In Part One of this series, I covered the steps you can take to control and direct your inner dialog, so that it works for you, and not against you. As we embark on … continue reading

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16 Positive Thinking Quotes To Help You Accomplish More

I've often wondered the amazing things that could be accomplished in this world if people would just stop doubting themselves and start believing they've got what it takes? I wonder how many new businesses would start up and how many ministries … continue reading

It's Time to Write Them Down

It’s Time to Write Down Your Goals

Goals are something we as individuals all have. Some may have achieved their goals while others are still determining what their goals are or how they can achieve them. Everyone understands the importance of having goals. Many will set goals for … continue reading

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21 Inspirational Quotes That Could Change Your Perspective

Inspirational quotations and motivational messages have the power to transform a dreary week into one of hope, and a hopeful week into one of action.  Here are 21 of my favorites. "Accept responsibility for your life.  Know that it is you who … continue reading