How do you stay healthy and happy?

Are you confused by all of the seemingly conflicted nutritional advice out there? I know I am, and I'm a doctor. I actively seek out nutritional information and for the most part feel like I am well informed. Yet I still question my food choices. Both what I chose to eat for myself and my family but also what I recommend to patients....more

Friday 5

~5 things from the week~ This week has been non-stop and my camera roll proves just how scatter brained I am when things get busy and all my irons are in the fire.  ...more

Spring Clean Your Body: Gentle Ways to Detoxify this Spring

The snow is gone, the grass is green, and we are spending our weekends doing Spring clean up in our homes and yards. The leaves get raked, the storm windows come out and screens go in. Maybe the house gets a fresh coat of paint, and all the stuff (junk) we accumulated over the winter gets thrown out or organized. What we are missing in our “Spring cleaning” routine, though, is Spring cleaning our bodies....more

Fun Thing: Sun Art!

Saying NO doesn't make you a bad person but...

Saying NO doesn't make you a bad person but, not saying anything at all does. What do I mean? If I ask you a question and you discuss everything under the moon BUT what I asked you, that's not cool. At a recent event, one of the speakers expressed that everything we do is a give and a take. Of course, there will be times where you really can not do something and must tell me NO, but if you're avoiding telling me NO in an effort to avoid hurting my feelings, please don't do that....more

What Happened When I Left My Comfort Zone

As I walked across the stage to receive my diploma, I was walking into the unknown. The sea of many thousand faces, with mine featured on the event center big screen, greeted me as I left familiarity. For the past four years I had known what to expect. Though life changes did occur, I would always resettle into my comfort zone....more

Motivate Your Life

This might seem obvious to some people but motivation doesn't just pop out of thin air. Some people think that maybe if they just jump into something the motivation will come. And maybe that's true sometimes. But we everyday people can't just cross our fingers and hope.The truth is motivation starts with you.That's right. Nobody else is going to find it for you. You might think some people do, but in the end it was you who decided to change your mindset. You have to want to be motivated.Let me say that again. You have to want to be motivated....more

Friday 5: Celebrating Everyday

~5 things from the week~ ...more

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