Essential oils are part of our family's healthy life. The more I learn, the more I am convinced that a healthy life is multifaceted. There are many factors that all work together to make a person healthy. So, instead of "healthy life", maybe I should say, "healthy lifestyle"! Let's try this again - I use essential oils as part of our family's healthy lifestyle! Essential Oils and the [Read more...]
To have the health, energy and physical stamina necessary to live your life with purpose, let's get fit! Find all things fitness related to encourage you in your healthy lifestyle choices.
I can't tell you how many times I have looked at sugar scrubs in a store and contemplated buying them for myself and as gifts. What stopped me? To be blunt - the price! But now, with my Homemade Peppermint Sugar Scrub Recipe and variations, the whole family is enjoying sugar scrubbing (not sure "sugar scrubbing" is a term but you get the picture)! In fact, I think this year, everyone on my [Read more...]
You have probably seen a title similar to "5 Essential Oils You Need" or "My 5 Favorite Essential Oils" and been curious - and, so was I, but never really seriously. In fact, I did not become seriously interested in essential oils until I had a need for them and then, well, the story changed! My adventure with essential oils started while visiting my mom and sister in Georgia. We were out [Read more...]
It's that time again - time to ring in a New Year! And, this one for us is a snowy one! Setting goals for the New Year gives a chance to begin fresh with new ideas and motivation to carry through. Have you set goals for yourself and your family? For me, a new year offers hope and excitement. It is a new adventure waiting to happen! But, while I am waiting for the new adventures to [Read more...]
I got new walking/running shoes for Christmas! I decided years ago that I could not afford "Not" be fit. Back in 2009, I detailed some of the exercise regimens that I have enjoyed through the years. From walking, running, bicycling to exercise videos, I have enjoyed variety. For the time being though, I am really enjoying walking. Here is west Texas, it tends to be very windy. For those [Read more...]
Staying fit is definitely a never ending battle, a lifelong challenge. Several people have asked me recently, what I do to stay fit. As you can read here, I have and still do enjoy several different forms of exercise. I still love bicycling on my trainer and do it frequently. The primary program I use now is the Chalean Extreme. I purchased the Chalean Extreme last January with Christmas money [Read more...]
Fit: It is definitely easier NOT to Be! But, the rewards of Being, are worth it. I have been an avid fitness enthusiast for years - since before I began high school. Why? Well, I became tired of being one of the "heavy" ones. I looked in the mirror one day and decided only I could make the needed changes. And, so I began. First of all, I cut down on the amount of food I was consuming. [Read more...]