Month: September 2011

Creativity and Exercise

The Creative Brain On Exercise For artists, entrepreneurs, and any other driven creators, exercise is a powerful tool in the quest to help transform the persistent uncertainty, fear, and anxiety that accompanies the quest to create from a source of suffering into something less toxic, more »

This is not Fred Flinstone – The Paleo Diet

Paleo diet or ‘caveman’ diet gains traction despite controversies; ‘This is not Fred Flintstone’  Could Paleolithic man hold the key to today’s nutrition problems? A growing number of adherents to the so-called “caveman” diet contend that a return to the hunter-gatherer foods of the Stone more »

A Well-Balanced Meal? I Don’t Think So…

I was driving home this morning and listening to the radio. A McDonald’s commercial came on talking about updates to the Happy Meal. The Happy Meal will now include fries AND apple slices for a ‘well balanced meal’. Isn’t that fabulous!!  Now come on — if more »

A Mini-Pain-Miracle Ball – The Lacrosse Ball

Today has been busy so I am just getting to my blog now — at almost 7p at night. Not my normal routine that’s for sure — I want to make sure to talk about rolling out your sore muscles and the main tool I more »

Worth Fighting For

I feel somewhat better although I am still working things through and it is showing up in all sorts of ways. I am beyond exhausted and at times – feel weepy. A good side to having to deal with this stress, I have gotten some more »

Gluten is Bad News Folks

Gluten: What You Don’t Know Might Kill You The Dangers of Gluten A recent large study in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that people with diagnosed, undiagnosed, and “latent” celiac disease or gluten sensitivity had a higher risk of death, mostly from more »

Go Heavy!

I will make this a good week for me — let go of fear, act like an adult with the best of intentions. No more losing sleep, being weepy, trying to rationalize situations in my head. I started it off with a great workout — more »

It’s all related –Mind and Body

How I Stopped Judging Myself The key is being aware of how you treat yourself. We are usually our harshest critics. Once you are self aware, you can at least begin to address the issue. It’s the same with working out. Body awareness is key more »

Junk Food is NOT cheaper!

Is Junk Food Really Cheaper? “THE “fact” that junk food is cheaper than real food has become a reflexive part of how we explain why so many Americans are overweight, particularly those with lower incomes. I frequently read confident statements like, “when a bag of more »