Why Travel the Path of Wellness

Close-up shot of elderly woman doing stretching workout at yoga class. Women practicing yoga at health club.
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It’s incredible how much stress we can take on before we finally feel the weight of all our life stressors. Between work, family, bills, we must maintain a functional composure in our society that is deemed acceptable. In other words, showing friends and family that we are dealing with all that life drama and not losing our ever loving minds in public! So many of us go into autopilot and don’t acknowledge the need to relieve stress in a healthy way. Many people feel that they don’t have time to relax. Others feel that relaxing is lazy. And some feel that they are not worthy of taking the time … [Read more...]

10 Suggestions to Get You In a Better Mood


Some days we just wake up on the wrong side of the bed. It's harder than usual to get going, your mood dips and every little thing starts to set you off. You now have two choices. 1. allow the funk to get a grip on you and wallow in it setting the tone for the rest of the day to go to hell in a hand basket, or 2. Pick an item off of this list and get your head straight realizing that you and you alone hold the power to alter your mood and change the course of your day. VENT - Just letting your feelings out can help. Write in a journal, call a friend, even venting on social media can … [Read more...]

September is National Yoga Awareness Month

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Did you know that for the whole month of September, the Yoga Health Foundation calls for individuals, families and groups to acknowledge and celebrate the wonderful benefits of yoga? It is a campaign to encourage everyone to create a healthy lifestyle based on prevention and is a perfect opportunity to get started with a practice that will nourish you for a lifetime. Practicing yoga has innumerable proven benefits. From a physical standpoint, yoga stretches and tones muscles, increases flexibility, improves respiratory function and reduces pain and inflammation all over the body. As for the … [Read more...]

Interval Training on the Treadmill

One of my favorite cardio machines to use is the treadmill. There are so many varieties of intervals that can be done. It is easy to vary the speed, incline, run, walk, and gallop to the side. With so many options, you are sure to not be bored with interval training. I am not a big fan of running. For me personally, it just isn't fun, so if you don't like to run, then this is a perfect alternative. The intervals will increase your heart rate and therefore, help you burn more calories. Try this fun and challenging "get ready for spring" workout. It won't take you hours at the gym, because let's … [Read more...]