Muscle Myths and Misconceptions

Women come in all shapes and sizes; that is nothing new.  What is a bit more recent, is the shape and size of their muscles.  Social media today showcases fit women ranging from a bikini body all the way to professional bodybuilders.  Sports magazines have shown the more fit, lean, bikini body type over the years.  The bigger, harder muscle look …

How to Reset and Reorganize Your Priorities

In my constant pursuit of being the best and most fulfilled woman I can be – a modern day Cleopatra –  I am many things to many people. I’m a single mother, sister, daughter, nurse, student, teacher, friend, lover and competitor. Day in and day out, I am defining, fulfilling and refining myself to achieve my goals and take care …

“Surviving a Broken Relationship”

By: Kimberly Metzger So, let me start off by saying that never in a million years would I have thought my first written/published article would be about relationships. I will pray that you may never experience a broken heart but, unfortunately, it happens way too often.  I would like to share my personal experience and new-found wisdom in hopes that …

When you wake up, are you satisfied?

When you wake up, are you satisfied? Sometimes passion is not enough, and quite frankly it can only take you so far. So how do you stay motivated or hungry for more and still be able to accomplish your positive outcome? Many ask this day in and day out. There are a few things we can do that can help …

Are you a Game Changer?

Sometimes it takes a dramatic, significant, and major event to literally reshape our vision and most importantly the game – the game we play in this landscape of “life”.  Now, the game is different each day, different to each and every single one of us – it’s where some of us will make change faster, slower, and some frankly will …

What Is Your Account Worth?

By: Ileana Yanett @iyfitness   As we go about our daily lives, we make choices. In those choices, we either give a little or a lot, take a little or a lot – and sometimes we get something in return. This is can be in anything – work, relationships, personal and/or business, family and/or friends. Thus, on a daily basis, …

The Importance of Feeding Good Habits

By: Jennifer McArver (Reichek) @jgrace05   Repetition… so much of what we do each and every day is a pattern of repetition. Research says that after 90 days of completing a task, or performing an activity, it becomes habit. Much of what we do day in and day out, is often times a reflection of a subconscious “auto-pilot mode” that …

Creating Positive Environments for Success

Have you ever been in a completely bad mood, then your favorite song comes on the radio and you’re instantly picked up a little? Yes? Me too! That’s the same role that our environment plays in our life. The people, attitudes, and circumstances that we allow to surround us contribute to our success. When we engulf ourselves with positive thoughts, …

Embracing our inner beauty!

Hello Cleopatras!!! You are beautiful, You are wonderful, & You are perfectly made!! Every day is a new opportunity to love yourself. The saying goes “beauty is in the eye of the beholder” – what lens are you looking through? How we view ourselves is the most important aspect of self-development/self-worth. This self-reflecting lens influences how we think, how we …