My 3 favorite mindfulness techniques that may help lower blood pressure

Happy Monday! I hope everyone had an awesome weekend. I was able to work, technically light duty because I was not allowed to lift or pull, but I was grateful to work. I think sometimes we take for granted the importance of work and how it plays into our mindset. That doesn’t mean I think […]

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what is earthing and does it work?

As a Holistic Health Coach I learned about different types of Grounding Techniques. But, I don’t recall learning about the term Earthing. Earthing is a particular type of Grounding that reconnects us with the Earth. Once I started to read more about it, it became apparent to me that it was similar to what I […]

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Eucalyptus!

My son got married recently and his wife had a bouquet of Eucalyptus flowers, it smelled delightful. This piqued my interest in the flowering plant and what an amazing plant it is. Not only is it beautiful to the eye, but also has lots of medicinal uses as well. Please remember that while plants seem […]

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Health Buddy Melissa 30 Day December Challenge: The Plank

Follow my blog with Bloglovin   December 1st and time to roll out my first monthly challenge.  Each month will be a new challenge, not always fitness, but about any health topic.  You can join in by leaving a comment on this page each day you complete the challenge, and how long you held your […]

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Mindful Monday #1

I am taking a Mindfulness class.  It is very short, and the last class in a series of classes on Integrative Therapies.  While it is very interesting there is a lot more to this topic than 4 quick weeks.  At any rate, I have already learned so much about being in the present, and not […]

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Sweating on Sunday: The Road to 12,500 Daily Steps

Updated 4/4/2021: I am no doing 12,500 steps every day with ease. I now am working towards building up to 1.5 mile run in 15 minutes. If you follow this blog, then you know my ultimate step goal is 12,500 steps per day.  I was at 9,500 per day and just increased to 10,000 per […]

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Extras for Health Buddy Melissa Plans

Before I start, I have some exciting news.  This fell into my lap quite unexpectedly.  About 2 weeks ago, I started taking classes on Integrative Therapies.  I moved off the first course, and the second course is on Guided Imagery.  For this class I have to create a Guided Imagery script, that will be a […]

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