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 …

Fire

The Fire that burns inside you Fueled by motivation and passion Burning through storms Fear and doubt trying to suffocate it The burning fire of your desires and goals is a fragile thing Keep the flames vigorously burning Fuel it, feed it until it burns away all doubt Let it mold you, shape you into someone proud and amazing Let …

Finding Me Time!

By: Jennifer McArver (Reichek) Life is so busy, between work, commitments, parenting, being a spouse, a friend, and a parent, it’s easy to look up and wonder where the time has gone. Maybe you’re like the millions of people that get so stressed out with the “go-go-go lifestyle” that you look up and find yourself miserable and unfulfilled. Sound familiar? …

How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others

For those of us invested in health and fitness, getting in shape is more than simply lifting weights and eating right. Getting in shape requires mental fortitude, a series of daily checks and balances, and the ability to refocus. A strong body is the product of a healthy mind and a healthy mind requires upkeep. In order to stay focused …

Enjoying Healthy Holidays

Christmas is right around the corner, which means the holiday season is in full swing. Eggnog, chestnut lattes, pies, cakes and countless other delicious treats are calling our name. As we spend cozy nights with friends and family, it’s easy to fall into the holiday spirit indulging trap. We all have been there. One more slice, another drink, a few more …

Finding Balance

by Rebekah Olson APRN, CRNA What is balance? Balance is defined in Merriam-Webster online dictionary as «a state in which different things occur in equal or proper amounts or have an equal or proper amount of importance.» Go ahead and read that definition again. Heavier definition than most people think of when they hear the word balance. It also makes …

Spotify Playlist: IAMC Booty Duty #1

Touchin, Lovin – Trey Songz Body Language – Kid Ink, Usher I Don’t Mind – Usher, Juicy J Gimmie Dat – Ciara Pop That – French Montana Booty Had Me Like – Round2Crew POWER – Kanye West Click Click Boom – Saliva Riot Maker – Tech Nine Beez in the Trap – Nicki Minaj, 2 Chainz Its Bigger than Hip-Hop …

Recipe: Turkey Quinoa Meatloaf

If you are looking for some comfort food without all the bad stuff, look no further than this delicious meatloaf. Made with ground turkey and quinoa this meatloaf is the perfect combination of complex carbs and protein. Turkey Quinoa Meatloaf: 1/4c Cooked Quinoa prepared per directions 1 small onion chopped 1 tsp. Black Pepper 1 Egg 1 tsp. Olive Oil …

Getting Your Mind Right: Steps to Manage Negative Thinking

by Melissa Scanlan, MSW, LICSW The demands of life can create stress and anxiety within us that are often perpetuated by negative patterns of thinking. These patterns can prevent us from feeling confident and taking the necessary risks in order to advance both in competition as well as day to day life. Anxiety and chronic stress can lead to sleep …