can food relieve stress?

What do you think? Some of you may consider comfort foods as a stress reliever. But, what does the Science say? First lets start with what is Serotonin and Dopamine. They chemical messengers that help regulate emotional well- being, among other things. Some foods are high in these chemical messengers and thereby can help relieve […]

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stress And common stressors!

Welcome to Thursday! My car was in the garage today, and my husband was out of the house. This gave me the opportunity to get some extra cleaning done that doesn’t get done when I have to be quiet while he is working. My daughter and I accomplished a lot in just a couple of […]

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are you stressed out?

Everyone experiences Stress, some good, some bad. How people respond to Stress is what makes us different. Stress can drive some people, and drag others down. There is no right or wrong Stress, or way of dealing with it. The trick is to learn to make Stress work for you, not against you. Stress is […]

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fully vaccinated and exposed: What are the protocols?

Happy Tuesday! It has been stressful lately around my life. Speaking of Stress, that is the topic for this months coaching giveaway. Be sure and come back tomorrow as I lay out the details. In the meantime you can watch my short video at the end of this post to learn how a Health Coach […]

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invest in your health!

Is today the day you will invest in your Health? Way back on January 1st we decided we were going to do a year of spending down our debt and increasing savings. We also discussed buying a treadmill for all 3 of us to use. At that time it didn’t seem feasible with what our […]

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my taco salad vs taco bell taco salad!

Welcome to Thinking on Thursday! As part of my bringing awareness to fast food vs home cooked foods series, today I am comparing my homemade taco salad to a Taco Bell Taco Salad. Now I took the nutrition information from Calorie King website. There were two different types of salads, one had 904 calories, so […]

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i am giving away 25 free coaching sessions in march

As promised I have decided on my first freebie for 2021. These will repeat each month, with a different theme or topic, and limitations. Be sure to read the whole post if you are interested. March is National Kidney Month. I have decided for March to give away 25 free coaching sessions based on the […]

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you have just been diagnosed with kidney disease! now what?

Happy Healthy Tuesday! Yes, it is even more cold today than yesterday. But, I do feel for all of my family and friends in the Northeast dealing with blizzard conditions. Today, I want to talk a little bit about the stages of grief specifically in relation to being diagnosed with Kidney Disease or any an […]

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social saturday and sunday: tweet with me!

Welcome to the weekend! I got my first dose of the new Pfizer Covid vaccine today! I will let you know how I feel tomorrow. I did take a Bendryl, and I expect my arm will be sore. This is week 2 of my new social media sharing weekend. This week I will be using […]

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all parents need to see this!

Before I jump into the main topic I wanted to mention a couple of updates to other topics. Yesterday, I announced the herb for December, and it is dill. Last night I shredded some cabbage, remember I have 3 pounds of it, and made some simple sugar free coleslaw. I decided to add a little […]

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