I would say most, if not all, processed food has some added sugar. I'm good about reading labels, and I always find those hidden "ose" sweeteners that great food adds to food to make food taste better. From jarred applesauce to catsup and jarred spices, you'll find the dreaded "ose's" in our food. A few "ose'" examples are Dextrose, Fructose, Galactose, Glucose, … [Read more...] about Why Is It Critical to Control Blood Sugar
When I was working and coaching people on yearly business planning, it was so daunting to look at a 12-month plan and even more daunting to imagine sticking to it. People would get excited about the project, and at the same time, they wanted to give up because imagining the result in 365 days was overwhelming.
One of my mentors shared with me the "90-Hustle". That … [Read more...] about 5 Step Formula to Make Anything Happen
How many times do we hear we shouldn't be so stressed out? We should be in the constant namaste state of chill. Easier said than done, right? But unfortunately, we live in a fast-paced world where everything we do stresses us out. Even the morning alarm puts us in a stressful state.
What does all this stress do to our bodies? Where should I start? Let's start with … [Read more...] about Stress and Our Stressed-Out Endocrine System
It's a familiar quote, and ain't that the truth?
I just completed my first full year on Medicare, and as a part of my annual Medicare wellness exam, I was provided multiple screenings that Medicare would pay for. The one test I was curious about was a cognitive test. The good news is that I passed. Phew! I didn't know what to expect, and I thought I'd … [Read more...] about Getting Old Is Not for Sissies
Many people are guilty of passing by the fridge or pantry and mindlessly grabbing something to eat even when they're not hungry.
Here is a short list of why we eat when we're not hungry:Someone said we must eat three meals plus snacks daily or die. We have nothing else to do, so we eat. We're addicted to sugar, and we eat more sugar. Comfort food is … [Read more...] about Do You Eat When You’re Not Hungry?
There have been countless books I have read over the years on different topics. So many books have left a lasting mark on my life. I like things simple. I learn best when things are simple and easy to comprehend. One book in particular, "The Four Agreements," is one of those books. While each chapter in the book goes into great depth and detail about the four agreements, the … [Read more...] about The Four Agreements
With summer in full swing here in AZ, I must stay hydrated. I can tell when I’m not drinking enough water. My digestion is off, I experience slight brain fog, I don’t sleep well, and my energy is low. Many people believe drinking anything liquid will contribute to their water intake. The truth is that coffee, tea, fruit juices, and alcohol are diuretics that deplete the body … [Read more...] about 5 Easy Ways To Drink More Water