First and foremost, I am not advocating buying products that you don't already purchase. I am advocating buying products that you already buy that are higher quality/clean products. As I continue my research, I have heard of “toxic load” or “endocrine disruptors” a few times but didn’t really understand what they meant for my life. … Continue reading Your products and how to make them 1% better, or more, for your health and the health of our environment.
We always have a choice in life. We may not like the choices we have to choose from, but we can always choose how we react, our attitude, how we treat others, how we treat ourselves, our inner voice, and so much more. For 2020, I had a lot of excuses and didn’t always choose … Continue reading How will you choose to make life 1% better every day?
Hanging. How many of you used to play on a playground when you were little? You could swing yourself across the monkey bars easily? Who has done that recently? Let’s chat about grip strength. Again, we lose it as we age. If you have been following along for the last couple of months, are you … Continue reading Monday Movement: Hanging and Getting Up
In listening to a podcast last night, the host was talking about different milestones which people should be able to hit at various ages in order to have longevity with movement well into the aging process. There were different aspects of movement that the podcast host spoke about, including standing on one leg, standing up … Continue reading Never Stop Playing
For my 40th birthday, I took myself on an adventure to Iceland. It was beyond amazing with snow caves, glacier hiking, waterfalls, snowshoeing, connecting with like-minded adventurists, and more! Adventuring. I always want to be able to get up and go on active adventures, at any time. This is the overarching goal as I think … Continue reading Goals: Stronger Every Day-February 2021
Let’s look back at our January goals and see how we feel! My goals were: No alcohol. I felt great! I know I feel better and sleep better when I don’t drink. This was no exception. I felt amazing! I slept incredibly! I won’t go back to drinking like I did was in quarantine. I … Continue reading Wrap Up: How Did You Grow?-January 2021
Finding a passion for movement....again When I was an undergrad, I remember waking up early and running a mile loop around the neighborhood with a few roommates. It was cold. I was always last, but I was out there. Making steps to be healthier and at the same time, connecting to my community. Always feeling … Continue reading Monday Movement: Finding Your Passion
As I was brainstorming ideas for goals for the upcoming year, I kept coming back to one question: what is my why? Why do I want these to be my goals? What do I want to accomplish with this? How hard am I willing to work to achieve these goals? What is your why? I … Continue reading What Is Your Why?-January 2021
How will you Move More this week? What does your week of movement look like? My goal is to be stronger and move better. One of my favorite things to do when I am pressed for time is Tabata workouts. This consists of 20 seconds of work (pick a movement, any movement) and 10 seconds … Continue reading Monday Movement: Getting started is the hardest part.
Join me in my journey into 2021. It's time for change. Whew! What a year 2020 was. I will always remember my emotions around this year, as I imagine you will as well. There were many struggles of 2020, as well as some highlights. As a healthcare provider, working in a hospital, I can honestly … Continue reading Coming Out Of Quarantine. Well, sort of -January 2021