Walking Away from Old Habits

Walking Away from Old Habits

This past weekend before our hike began, I asked participants to set their own intentions. The prompts asked them to write what they were hiking towards, maybe a goal of theirs and what they were hiking away from, maybe a situation, negative person, or limiting...
Making Peace with My Mom’s Death

Making Peace with My Mom’s Death

Grief is not a linear path to follow nor is it circular. We don’t go through each stage of grief as if they are steps, jumping to the next one once we complete the previous one. Sometimes I found myself in two stages at the same time or going back and forth between...
As for Help if You Need It!

As for Help if You Need It!

May is Mental Health Awareness month and the National Alliance on Mental Illness has chosen “Cure Stigma” as their theme for this year’s campaign. Studies have shown that one in five Americans is battling a mental illness. Many of these individuals don’t seek help and...
The Connection Between Nutrition, Exercise, Sleep

The Connection Between Nutrition, Exercise, Sleep

One question I am often asked about is the connection between nutrition, fitness, and sleep. We know that each is important on its own, but how do they all fit together in the health and wellness lifestyle? We’ve discussed the benefits of eating healthy, we’ve talked...
Water; It Does A Body Good

Water; It Does A Body Good

Water is my go-to beverage of choice. Yes, I drink green tea every morning, but water is my constant throughout the day. I know we all hear that drinking is so important and beneficial to a healthy lifestyle because it’s true. It’s also easy to drink and free. The...