Happiness Is A Choice

“Happiness is free like the air we all breathe; yet most people spend a lifetime unable to experience it.” ― Edmond Mbiaka It takes most of us a lifetime to come to the realization that happiness is within. It starts with gratitude and the understanding that no matter how much money we have, where we travel,…

The Search For Elusive Happiness

I’m taking time during this pandemic to work on my 200 Hr Yoga Teacher Certification. It’s life-changing when you learn the importance of the mind/body connection and how it can affect every aspect of your life. One of our book requirements is the Bhagavad Gita. “From birth to death we are wasting our entire lives…

AB BLASTER WORKOUT & SUMMER SALAD

It’s so hard to find a new normal these days; the world seems so chaotic. I still feel like I’m in the TWILIGHT ZONE! I haven’t been blogging and I’m still not back at work. I’m currently teaching virtual fitness classes but it’s been a challenge to get in my groove. I have been able to…

A Reverent Attitude Towards Life

  A balanced inner calmness radiates from a peaceful centre. It neither craves others’ approval nor rejects others’ presence. It neither pulls towards nor pushes away. It has a reverent attitude towards life and all its inhabitants.” ― Donna Goddard, The Love of Devotion

Find Balance To Enjoy Life

“Somehow, we’ll find it. The balance between whom we wish to be and whom we need to be. But for now, we simply have to be satisfied with who we are.” Brandon Sanderson Try to work every day on CORE HEALTHY HABITS: HYDRATION, MINDFUL food CHOICES, PLANNING HEALTHY MEALS AND SNACKS, and your daily food…

As We Grow We Get Weighted Down

When this body was just born, it was very light. As we grow, we tend to get weighed down by worries and lose our freshness and beauty. Mindful eating helps us regain this freshness, nourishing our spirits as well as our bodies. Eating with appreciation of our own bodies, we eat with more relaxation and…

Battle Ropes, Total Gym, & Weights, Oh My! 

“Your body is the most complete and miraculous piece of gym equipment you’ll ever need.” ― Toni Sorenson When you’re desperate to workout and you can’t teach your group fitness classes or go to the gym; you settle for your home gym. Time to break out the old TOTAL GYM! HOME GYM WORKOUT- This workout felt…

Kiwi ,Celery & Tangerine Energizer

I’m trying to take advantage of being at home and experiment with juices. This was so 😋! Kiwi ,Celery & Tangerine Energizer Two tangerines One kiwi Two stalks of celery One cup of pineapple 1/2 avocado 2 tsps of chia seeds One cup of crushed ice Blend and enjoy!  

Resilence And Accepting Your New Reality

“Resilience is accepting your new reality, even if it’s less good than the one you had before. You can fight it, you can do nothing but scream about what you’ve lost, or you can accept that and try to put together something that’s good.” ― Elizabeth Edwards   I can’t imagine anyone saying they haven’t been…

Self-Quarantine Improvement Challenge Week 2

“You only grow when you are alone.” ― Paul Newman  Practice gratitude and meditation upon arising – I go through periods where I do this consistently and it always puts me in a better frame of mind. This is a great way to start your day. I also love to incorporate stretching and yoga while listening…