gentle ways to ease into exercise & naturally treat stress, anxiety and weight resistance

Never has there been a time when so many women were sporting exercise clothes as their daily wear, without ever actually exercising in them. Yoga pants, sweats, spandex…they’ve replaced the old staples of casual wear in many wardrobes. And yet, who has time to actually sweat? Exercise takes time. It takes motivation, determination and decision. … Read more

how i overcame joint pain and body aches…with exercise

Ever crawl out of bed with a stiff neck and aching back and then offhandedly blame your mattress or the way you slept? I know I have, many times. But what if your mattress really wasn’t to blame? And what if the cure was not only cheaper than buying an expensive new bed set, it … Read more

intermittent fasting: an explanation and how-to

Intermittent Fasting. It’s a modern term for an age-old concept that probably simply didn’t require a name for most of earth’s history. A person would eat their food for the day and then stop eating. This, of course, was before the boon of convenience foods, pre-packaged foods, fast foods and microwave-able foods. And it was … Read more

how I’ve lost 30+ pounds (without obsessing or gimmicks)

I feel like I should preface this post by saying I don’t think one’s weight should ever be allowed to define them. And I don’t want to put an unhealthy emphasis on a number. Most of us know whether or not we have weight to lose, and we also know when the weight we’re carrying … Read more