The Hope Molecule

  Have you ever heard of the Hope Molecule?   It represents an effective way we can feel good during trying times.  All we need to do is move our bodies.  With so much uncertainty around the globe right now, taking steps every day to monitor and improve our mental state becomes essential for fighting…

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How to Kick Sugar

    Why is Sugar so Bad for You…?   Well, for starters, sugar promotes rapid fat storage.  But, there’s a lot more that sugars to negatively impact your physical wellbeing:   Sugar Weakens Your Immune System Sugar Causes Insulin Resistance Sugar is As Addictive As Hard Drugs Sugar Speeds Up the Aging Process Sugar Raises…

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Gym Rats Spotted at Jungle Gym

For the past 6 years or so, I have been traveling to Tulum, Mexico, what used to be the Yucatan’s best kept secret that is now on the radar as one of the best places to vacation.  Most of my time is spent right smack dab in the middle of the Mayan Jungle in an…

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What Matters Most

  Just consider how fast our days seem to fly by.   We wake up.  We start to think about the insane amount of things we need to get done.   Then, just like that, the day is over.   And, having the world at our fingertips doesn’t slow things down. It only adds to…

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How to Strengthen Your Immune System… Really!

Let’s face it. If your life includes some or all of the following… Smoke Cigarettes or Vape Constantly Consume Fast Foods Sleep Less than 4 Hours a Night Drink Alcohol in Excess Do Recreational Drugs in Excess Do Prescribed Drugs in Excess Never Exercise.. Live Under Continuous Stress Maintain Excess Body-Fat 35%+ … then, it’s…

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The Wonder of Happenstance

Ever put any credence to fate or chance or whatever you want to call that nebulous, circumstantial collision between 2 worlds? My wildly giddy and romantic side would rubber stamp that serendipitous mindset all day long, but my more practical and somewhat jaded intellectual side would scream foul play. The tables have turned, of late,…

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Liminal Space – that Space Between

Well, friends — here we are — together inside a capsule of LIMINAL SPACE.  What am I talking about? I’m glad you asked and the teacher of language arts in me jumps up, excited to give you the answer. Let me break it down for you. “Liminality” defined by Wikipedia, is the “quality of ambiguity…

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Coffee Talk: My Journey – “Is it REALLY necessary?”

“I thought you were a professional personal trainer … “ I am. “But I thought you had been doing this for over 25 years … “ I have. “Wait, don’t you own a successful business that you started by yourself from the ground up … ?” Yes.  Yes I do. “Soooo — connect the dots…

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Coffee Talk: My Journey – “The 3 Pronged Triad”

  REDUNDANCY. “3-Pronged”  &   “Triad”. Yes.  I know. And using redundancy in naming this entry is quite intentional. Why? Because, truly, it takes being redundant moment by moment, day after day, week after week, to establish habits and to eventually see results in WHATEVER IT IS I choose and you choose to tackle.    WARNING: …

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Stress… The Great Reality Check!

  Oh yes, if you’re past the age of five, you probably already know all about stress.  No matter whether you’re young or old, rich or poor, male or female, stress is a part of your life.  And, the more we tend to modernize our living, the more intense the stress becomes.  But, you can…

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