Category: Health

Time to Get Real About Fighting Breast Cancer

Colleen Juarez October 9, 2017 Exercise, Food & Nutrition, Health, Mind & Body

Laurie Mileur is one of my clients and a special lady.  Her recent article about breast cancer written for our local paper helped me become better informed as I hope it will for you too! October’s arrival brings scarecrows and (cringe) a profusion of pink ribbons and products to remind us it is (teeth gritting) […]

Hydration and Your Health!!

Colleen Juarez September 10, 2017 Exercise, Food & Nutrition, Health, Mind & Body, outdoors

  Our recent heat wave caught me by surprise not realizing how dehydrated I actually was. After a usual bike ride I quickly noted I was suffering from heat exhaustion.  I know I know…  every cell, tissue and organ needs water to function correctly however, I was not paying careful attention to my bodies signals […]

Inflammation and the Food Connection

Colleen Juarez August 13, 2017 Exercise, Food & Nutrition, Health, Mind & Body
Health,diet

  Lately I have been keeping busy going to family gatherings, taking a travel vacation and simply just trying to make more time to play i.e. cycling, gardening and backpacking…This sometimes creates additional stress for me since it includes more planning and rescheduling of my already busy calendar. These stresses can raise the level of […]

What’s Holding You Hostage?

Colleen Juarez July 24, 2017 Exercise, Health, Mind & Body

Could it be self sabotage? If it is why do we do it to ourselves over and over again? We go to the gym or exercise class then when we get home we binge on cupcakes, pizza or fried foods. We tell ourselves we will walk three miles every day and then make excuses why […]

4 Things You Shouldn’t Skip After a Workout!

Colleen Juarez July 11, 2017 Exercise, Food & Nutrition, Health

After a workout most of us head home have a bite to eat and go on with our day. But there are a few things we all should do to make our workout sessions count from beginning to end. How you eat and what you do in the hours following exercise can dramatically impact whether […]

The Importance of Learning New Things

Colleen Juarez April 23, 2017 Health

The effect on my life that learning has, even the very basics of a new skill, is astounding. This week-end I attended my niece’s college graduation reminding me that learning something new does not end after college. In my 40’s I was working in a dental office realizing that this gig would be ending when […]

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