Category: Health

How to Give CPR to Yourself

Colleen Juarez December 9, 2018 Exercise, Food & Nutrition, Health, Mind & Body

These days there are many of us who live alone and are not close to any relatives.Have you ever thought about what would happen if you were alone and you suddenly began to have heart attack symptoms? What would you do? Who would you call? Most people know to call 911 if they experience severe […]

Fall Into Healthy Eating Habits

Colleen Juarez September 9, 2018 Exercise, Food & Nutrition, Health, Mind & Body, outdoors

It’s coming into that time of year when the days are getting shorter and cooler. Fall is a beautiful time of year but with the shorter days and cooler weather something else happens as well–we start eating more. I know for myself the cooler weather means I have a harder time staying motivated to get […]

Ways to Stay Fit and Destress

Colleen Juarez July 29, 2018 Exercise, Health, Mind & Body, outdoors

Longer days in the summertime for many of us means we can get more done in a day and depending on the typical weather where you live–hotter and sunnier, too. Researchers have found links between exposure to bright natural light and enhanced mental alertness, mood, and energy, which means now’s the time for us folks […]

Benefits of Yin Yoga

Colleen Juarez May 23, 2018 Exercise, Health, Mind & Body, outdoors

Last weekend I had the incredible opportunity to attend a yoga festival…of classes and music, and sweet souls. I nourished my body, my mind and my heart. I walked in the dusty, windy desert grounds, I danced to the music around me, I moved to the words of instruction. Above all, I was reminded of […]

Healthy Habits to Live By

Colleen Juarez March 6, 2018 Exercise, Food & Nutrition, Health, Mind & Body, outdoors

There is always advice about how to live a healthy life yet, some habits you and I have might actually be working against us—things like late weekend night meals and ignoring that Broccolini recipe we keep saying we will try. They may seem harmless, but a few not so great habits over time really do […]

Eating Mindfully to help with Weight Loss

Colleen Juarez February 4, 2018 Exercise, Food & Nutrition, Health, Mind & Body

Have you ever noticed that sometimes when you eat you don’t even taste what your eating? By not noticing the texture, taste or even that you may already be full before putting another bite in your mouth you often eat more that what your body really needs. As a young person food was an unhealthy […]

Christmas Blessings

Colleen Juarez December 25, 2017 Exercise, Health, Mind & Body, outdoors

  The holidays are a special time when we celebrate with family and friends our appreciation for each other. With shared foods, gifts and celebrations we let those we love know how important they are in our lives. It is also a time we often reflect individually about what we are grateful for. I’d like […]

Walk Your Way Through The Holidays

Colleen Juarez December 3, 2017 Exercise, Food & Nutrition, Health, Mind & Body, outdoors

    The key to keeping the weight off during the busy holiday season is to keep it simple. There is nothing better than an easy workout that helps you burn fat and has low impact on your joints. Walking is a great way to maintain your exercise routine while your busy with those additional […]

It’s Your Life- Taking Control of Diabetes

Colleen Juarez November 5, 2017 Exercise, Food & Nutrition, Health

November is National Diabetes Month. There isn’t a cure yet for diabetes, but a healthy lifestyle can really reduce its impact on your life. What you do every day makes a difference: eating a healthy diet, being physically active, taking medicines if prescribed, and keeping health care appointments to stay on track. Both of my parents […]

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