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I hope my story will inspire you!

Today I'd like to share a story with you.  It's a story about me, my bicycle and never giving up.  My hope in telling you this story is that it will give you some inspiration as you navigate these very uncertain times. As many of you know I LOVE to ride my bike.  I bought my first road bike when I

Springtime recipes just for YOU!

After I sent out my last newsletter, I came across a couple recipes that I just had to share with you!  One is a pesto recipe that would make a great topping for pasta, salads or steamed veggies.  The other is a white bean dish that would also be a nice addition to pasta or a salad plus

Let nature be your guide…..

How are you doing?  These days when I ask that question, more often than not people tell me they are feeling completely overwhelmed.  That's definitely how I have been feeling as well.  Everything seems so surreal right now and trying to find balance can be a real challenge. One thing that has always helped me find my balance

I think you are going to like this……

This is just a quick note to tell you about an email I received yesterday announcing the start of a meditation series with Oprah and Deepak Chopra.   FINDING HOPE IN UNCERTAIN TIMES is a free 21 day meditation series and I think it is exactly what we need right now. Here's how it works:  You can sign up here. 

We are all in this together….

Wow.....to say that things are a little crazy right now just might be the biggest understatement of the year!  With the reality of the coronavirus looming all around, it's seems we have all been impacted on some level.  Whether you are facing health challenges, fiscal concerns or wondering whether or not you have enough toilet paper

Introducing the “Anti-diet!”

When you hear the word "diet,"  what comes to mind?  Weight Watchers, The Zone, Whole30?  Or maybe you're thinking vegan, vegetarian, paleo and keto.  With all of these labels, knowing what and when to eat is not only confusing but it can be overwhelming as well.  In an effort to eat healthy, have we lost

All you need is love…

By nature, we are social creatures.   In order to thrive in this world, we need to give and receive love.  Love helps to deepen our connection with one another and it gives us a sense of community and purpose.  But is love really all we need? Over the past two decades the "science of love" has become quite

My top 4 tips for staying on track

As we head into February, I thought this might be a good time to check in and see how you're doing with your goals for 2020.  Are you still on track or have you slipped back into some old habits? If you are feeling like you're not exactly where you would like to be, you are definitely

It’s that time of year…here’s how to protect yourself!

It's definitely cold and flu season.  I don't know about you, but this past week, I ran across so many people who were either flat on their back in bed or they were still recovering from being sick a couple weeks ago.  Whatever the case may be, protecting yourself and boosting your immunity is definitely the name of the

What’s your vision for 2020?

Welcome to 2020!   Is it just me or are you loving the way that sounds?  It's got a good ring to it, doesn't it?  That must mean it's going to be a great year! As we enter into a new year, it's only natural that we think about a new beginning.  A new year gives us the opportunity to hit the reset button and