4 Elements of an Active Healthy Lifestyle

Releasing weight. Looking better. Feel better. Preventing the devastating impact that diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart disease or many other lifestyle related diseases can have on your ability to live your life in an active, fun, and free manner. Being able to do the things you love, wish you could do, or even those you felt you could never do. We all want these things, perhaps some more than others. Some people don’t act at all to achieve them, stuck wishing it were so. Some act but in a very limited manner and repeat the experience of the …

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Sockless Summer

Sockless Summer

Ah, sockless summer! It was the last day of school and every one of us could hardly wait for the final bell and the beginning of summer holidays! School was done for another year. As soon as I got home the first thing done was to kick off my shoes and rip off my socks. The sockless summer had officially begun. It was 1973 and back in those days shoes and socks were strictly taboo in the summer. We spent a lot of time in the back alley as kids and in those days it was a gravel alley. It …

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Holiday Energizers

Consider these holiday energizers. Exercise or physical activity in general can tend to go missing in action during the holiday season. If so, read on and find out how to keep active while you enjoy all the festivities of the season. Parties, family gatherings, and many other social events dominate our time during the holiday season.  It is a time of wonderful connection with family and friends and, hopefully, a time of great joy for everyone.  Along with it comes all of the sweets, treats, drinks, higher fat foods, and simply an abundance of foods of all types put out at …

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7 Tips To Avoid The Holiday Nutrition Crash

The holiday nutrition crash is all too common every year.  The holiday season is a time of fun, excitement, and connection with family and friends… and eating.  Lots and lots of eating! It seems to always be defined by food, and usually not very healthy food.  If this holiday season leaves you feeling terrified about derailing all you have done so far to embrace and live an active and healthy lifestyle, fear not.  You can enjoy all the holiday season has to offer AND stay on track with your active healthy lifestyle. Remember that there are all kinds of external influences …

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The Present Moment – Tales From The Tropics

Slow down.  Really slow down and allow yourself to become totally there in the present moment.  What do you see?  What do you feel?  Connect with all of your senses for just a moment and allow it to be exactly as it will be.  At one with your world.  At one with nature and all it’s beauty.  Let go of later, to do lists, timelines, and be totally here right now in the present moment. Feel the stress and worry simply melt away. Just like that TV commercial where the guy is cruising along in his sports car and time …

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