Monthly Archives: August 2020

Motivation Monday

Be true to yourself. Believe in yourself. Be real. Be authentic. Just be you. The more you work at just being yourself, the more likely you’ll feel purposeful and significant in your life. — Dr. Wayne W. Dyer   It was when … Continue reading

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Foodie Friday

Healthy Recipe of the Week Spicy Black Bean Soup Ingredients 1 tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2 medium Yellow Onions (chopped) 3 Celery Ribs (chopped) 1 Large Carrot (chopped) 6 Garlic Cloves (minced) 4 1/2 teaspoons Ground Cumin 1/4 – … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday

Wellness Book Recommendations  *Not listed in any particular order.   “The Joy of Movement: How Exercise Helps Us Find Happiness, Hope, Connection, and Courage” by Kelly McGonigal, PhD Learn More on NPR Buy Now on Amazon   “Live More Happy” by … Continue reading

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Motivation Monday

I have learned that as long as I hold fast to my beliefs and values – and follow my own moral compass – then the only expectations I need to live up to are my own. — Michelle Obama   Nothing … Continue reading

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Foodie Friday

Healthy Recipe of the Week Asian Pear and Pink Lady Apple Chicken Salad Ingredients Dressing 1/4 cup Fresh Lemon Juice 1/4 cup Rosemary Olive Oil 4 tablespoons Honey White Balsamic Vinegar (*amount as desired) 1/8 teaspoon Fresh Ground Ginger 1/4 teaspoon … Continue reading

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Workout Wednesday

Make today’s workout simple! While a high-end, 5-star gym, state-of-the-art cardio equipment, and shiny, scratch-free weights can all increase fitness motivation, neither are necessary for a safe and effective workout! As a Certified Spin Instructor for nearly 10 years, I grew very accustomed … Continue reading

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Motivation Monday

Words of Inspiration What is success? I think it is a mixture of having a flair for the thing that you are doing; knowing that it is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense … Continue reading

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Foodie Friday

Healthy Recipe of the Week Warm Spice Sweet Potato Salad Swap your rich mayonnaise Potato salad for a healthier summertime classic! Beta carotene and vitamin C rich sweet potatoes improve joint health while ginger and turmeric boast anti-inflammatory benefits and … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday

How to Climb Any Mountain Has the COVID-19 pandemic caused you to slip off track from your January 2020 resolution? Try setting a commitment instead. Commitments include an action plan. Be committed to feeling and looking like your best self all year around. Do not try to … Continue reading

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Meditation Monday

How do we effectively respond when faced with ongoing stress and trauma such as, the COVID-19 pandemic? Dr. James Gorden (founder of the Center for Mind-Body Medicine) demonstrates three short and beneficial meditation practices in his webinar, Reducing Stress and … Continue reading

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