I do not know what has been up lately. I do not sleep all night long, I smoke, I clean, internet, tv. The list goes on and on. Oh yes and I eat and cant stop. My life seems to be going to crap and I need to stop it. I cry and hurt and I am tired of it. When will it be my turn to be happy....more

Think positive

      Hy everyone. Now I'm going to tell you something, that you might heard already before, but maybe you didn't took it too seriously. The key word is to think positive! I've heard about thins stuff too, and didn't made feel interested, because I'm naturally a kind person, but if I'm not controlling my mind, it might control me after a while. A while, I mean, after some tragedies, or many problems. What you are going to read here are absolutely about my own experiences and not other peoples's words. ...more

Happiness Factors into Fitness

Your health and longevity—not to mention your quality of life—are linked to HAPPINESS. As fitness professionals we focus on physical health thru exercise and nutrition. But as wellness professionals, we have a broader responsibility to share with you how your attitude, management of stress and your core values truly impact your health....more

Why Women Love Healthy Competition

When it comes to being a mother, competition is almost instinctual. Whether we're at the park, a restaurant, the store, or another mother's house, we judge everything from how their children act to the condition of the home.  Why Do Women Compete? Image via Flickr by infomatique ...more

Why women past 50 let themselves go?

I always wonder why women past 50 start to let themselves go? I know it becomes more difficult to keep your body in shape; but as you get older it is more important to exercise and eat better than you ever did before. Your body is like a vehicle; it needs to run well to get you around. Well your body needs to be in good health to get you going in life. More importantly, you have to stay positive and get all negativity out of your head.  Feeling good about yourself first comes from within. You have to like who you are and what direction you are going in your life....more

Sex, Drugs & Jane Fonda

You’re on the phone reporting, what is nowadays referred to as a “bullying incident,” at your kid’s camp, and forget the offending rat’s name. In mid-sentence....more

Eugene Marathon 2012: A Little Bit of Denial Can Do Wonders at the Start Corral

Reposted from Worst Parade Ever:  If you want to run, run a mile. If you want to experience a different life, run a marathon. Emil Zatopek...more

Is there a message in this massage?

Because times are hard and I’m not rich (yet), I decided to put the moolah for my monthly massage membership (try saying that three times fast) towards other, more necessary things. Like, for example, sushi, pedicures, and a crown -->which, in hindsight, probably should have been a root canal. Besides, with the advent of Groupon, you can now get a whole boat load of massages for a nickel....more

Thank you Miss ...

Last night, I found myself smiling when the Starbuck's cashier addressed me with “Miss.” I was wondering why I smiled, was it the fact that I was addressed as “Miss,” or the interpretation of the honorific, Miss, that usually addressed to younger women? ...more

Heal Your Body and Your Mind Will Follow

"I finally realized that being grateful to my body was key to giving more love to myself.”- Oprah Winfrey...more
 @MariaWoodEvents  Thanks, Maria!  I have even started to eat blueberry Greek yogurt now, ...more