When people find out that I work part time as a fitness instructor, they often ask me about the best activity to lose weight and get fit. The truth is, anyone can start an exercise program…, even really grueling programs that will help you drop weight quickly. Sticking
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Written by: Jill Greenlaw
As a full time working, small business-owning mother to twin toddlers and a teenager, I’m often asked about how I achieve balance in my life. To be honest, many days I don’t. I crash and burn like the best of them and find myself collapsing into bed exhausted and terrified by the mountain of work that is still left undone purely because there aren’t enough hours in the day. I’ll also admit to being that mom that gets sucked into …
If you are like me you are always on the move and feeling like they are not enough hours in the day for you to complete everything. Many times this builds up to stress in all of us.
I know a few years ago I was told that my stress…
She is your best friend and confidant as she jumps onto you the minute you walk through the door. Her tail sweeps the floor as she anxiously waits for a treat…. What would we do without our best friends? Probably go a little bonkers, especially if that best friend
This last weekend I think I changed a million diapers. I washed my hands a kazillion times. I gave my 2 kiddos 3 baths. I cleaned them up time and time again after playing outside. I washed faces and hands after meals. I scrubbed the kitchen floor and cleaned the…
Mother’s Day is just around the corner, so you can ask for most anything! This year I challenge you to ask of yourself the gift of FLOWERS…a Focused Life of Wellness whose Example Raises Strength, of course!
Let me explain. I care about
This Spring I decided to add a new workout to help me get in shape for the summer…. I am already an avid gym class attendee 3 times a week. I have been known to do a 5k or a 10k every now and then as well. After hearing
Choosing a health care plan isn’t easy. With Obama Care coming on the scene, ever changing health care provider and requirement information, and the paperwork alone required to sign up, choosing the health care plan that’s right for you can be a daunting task, if not paralyzing!
But while figuring
Now that winter is in full swing, a lot of Moms are dealing with the winter blues…. Being stuck inside can really take a toll on the emotional and physical health of moms and women everywhere. Tempers are short, sleep is disjointed, and unhealthy eating may be in full-force.
I had always had image and self-confidence issues growing up. I was skinny, not at all curvy and made fun of for various reasons. These issues resulted in a self-conscious young adult… who sought praise and validity in outside factors, mainly other people, to believe she was good enough. I