• Keeping your immune system in shape will help you from becoming susceptible to illness and disease.  Fortunately, there are several ways you can strengthen your immune system! 1. Drink Plenty of Water Water is so important! We need to stay hydrated to be healthy.  Water transports important nutrients as well as helps to flush toxins (not to mention fat!)  I RECOMMEND DRINKING HALF YOUR BODY WEIGHT IN "OUNCES" OF WATER.  For example.  If you weight 150 pounds, drink 75 ounces of water.  More is not better though.  Make sure you...

  • We've all encountered negative folks.  It can leave you feeling drained and even physically exhausted! You might even feel your energy being zapped and your mood heading south.  It can take hours or even an entire day to start feeling "normal" again.  So...what do we do?  How do we handle such a person?   Here are several key steps you can take.  Remember...you do have a choice in how you react to them. Don't partake of the negativity! Trust me, I know how easy it is to get sucked into the...

  • It was such a beautiful day and I spent most of it outside with the kids. When they asked me to roll down the hill with them, they were waiting for my usual, "I'm too old for that!" Instead, I surprised them and joined them.  Yes, I rolled down the steep hill.I guess I've learned a few things over the past few months of "reflecting".  You're only as old as you feel, we ALWAYS have something to be grateful for, those who are grateful always find more things to be...

  • Most of us wish and wish we'd never encounter another problem.  Yet, the older I get the more I see problems as blessings in disguise.  Nothing happens by accident.  God allows.  Our difficulties or problems are little "signs" from God.  What is it that God is trying to say to us? We must look closely.  We must not act like a victim and say, "why me???"  There's a message in there.  I am a firm believer that every problem not only contains a message, it contains an opportunity.I had a...