The Beach: Relax and Destress

Please note that this article contains Amazon affiliate links. Whether it’s digging your toes in the sand, or collecting seashells while dodging small, coastline waves, nothing compares to the serenity you feel when you go to the beach. The salt air smell and the calmness of watching the waves, can make all the stress leaveContinue reading “The Beach: Relax and Destress”

Self-Care During Social Distancing

This has been a time like no other we have experienced. We are staying home, staying away from family and waiting for this pandemic to start declining. It’s a very scary time for all of us. We are all experiencing different aspects of this devastating virus. Many of us have lost people we love, notContinue reading “Self-Care During Social Distancing”

Healthy Living With Arthritis Pain

In the past few months, I have been diagnosed with arthritis in both my knees. The left knee, most recently, was just a bit worse. I had a big fall on that knee in April 2012 and then again in August 2016. The bruising caused me to develop arthritis. The doctor prescribed me an anti-inflammatory,Continue reading “Healthy Living With Arthritis Pain”

Embracing the Benefits of Being 50+

Many people have difficulty when they are approaching 50. They feel their youth slipping away and start researching their retirement options and readjusting their lifestyles. Then why are they not taking advantage of their senior discounts?Is it embarrassment or denial? Once you get past that feeling and embrace your maturity, there is a world ofContinue reading “Embracing the Benefits of Being 50+”

So Many Fitness Choices…How Do You Choose?

We can all agree that between finding a diet that you can be successful with, as well as picking the best fitness plan for yourself, the choices are overwhelming. Often people are soo overwhelmed with the choices they chose to not try anything. Diet choices are individual and so is fitness, What is your comfortContinue reading “So Many Fitness Choices…How Do You Choose?”

Practicing Mindfulness

Mindfulness is a moment by moment awareness of our thoughts, feelings, experiences and environment without judgement. Often we live but are not present in our living. Practice mindfulness lets us become more aware of our everyday living. Mindfulness can be practiced anytime and anywhere. It allows you to bring your awareness to the present moment.Continue reading “Practicing Mindfulness”

Meditation and Yoga

Practicing mindfulness meditation involves directing your complete attention to sights, sounds, smells, sensations and thoughts.  Concentrate on senses that you do not notice on a daily basis.  Paying attention to your breathing in meditation helps you focus your attention  instead of letting your mind take over and control you.   Breathing is essential to successfulContinue reading “Meditation and Yoga”

Taking the U Out of Stress for 2019

If you are like me, the last few days of the year are spent organizing, cleaning and planning for a new year that will be better than the last.  All of us come to New Year’s with a new hope, dreams of a more successful and peaceful year and we make lists of what weContinue reading “Taking the U Out of Stress for 2019”

Pin Expo

Pin Expo Saturday, November 3, 2018  10a.m.-3 p.m. Life Skills House – Southern Houston, TX Another mimosa please!!!  Life Skills House in Southern Houston is using mimosas and yoga to bring single moms together to feel part of a community and blossom.   The Pin Expo features local businesses and vendors for all things decor, fitness, self-care,Continue reading “Pin Expo”