May 5-12, 2021 This week is Nurses Week and, I want to take this time to commend my colleagues and friends for a job well done. During this year nurses have been in the trenches of the pandemic, providing care to those who where the sickest among us. We are always present and have beenContinue reading “Happy Nurses Week”
Managing Diabetes, is essential and you should watch your diet and increase your physical activity to remain healthy.
As we age our vision is not as sharp as it was when we were young. I believe computer usage has caused much of the issues with my eyes. Since working at home and utilizing the computer at longer intervals than when I actually was in the office, I find my vision is not asContinue reading “Eye’s Have It!”
Did you know your zip code determines your health status?
Do you have your list of foods you love to eat when you are stressed? They probably aren’t good for you, but they sure make you feel better. I love ice cream and chocolate covered pecans, and try to eat them in moderation. We all know we should exercise to reduce stress but Nelson (2020)Continue reading “Stressful Eating”
I try to exercise at least three days per week or more. I participate in various types of exercise to keep me engaged in my exercise routine, this includes walking, weights, Zumba, yoga, Pilates, or bike riding. I find if I start at the beginning of the week I will complete my weekly challenge. IContinue reading “How Long Does It Take For The Body To Decondition?”
As we move into spring and summer after a year of social unrest and a pandemic, one has to ask how much more can you take? This is the second week in April of 2021 and so much to process. There is a trial going on for the death of George Floyd, and now anotherContinue reading “How Is Your Mental Health?”
There are different types of meditation. We will discuss a few popular types. There are nine popular types of meditation practice: mindfulness meditation spiritual meditation focused meditation movement meditation mantra meditation transcendental meditation progressive relaxation loving-kindness meditation visualization meditation 1. Mindfulness meditation Mindfulness meditation originates from Buddhist teachings and is good for people who practiceContinue reading “Types of Meditation Part II”
I have always found it difficult to meditate, but continue to try over the years. Apparently there are different types of meditation and it appears I have been mastered one type unknowingly. Who knew! The benefits of mediation include reconnecting with your emotions, desires, and roadblocks that may be causing you stress (Thole, 2021). Thole,Continue reading “Benefits of Meditation, part 1”
Walking reduces stess and is a wonderful way to exercuse while enjoying nature .
Why Stretching is Beneficial?
I love chocolate, ice cream and pastry but try to keep my intake to a minimal. Although experts have said fried food and bread can be the cause of weight gain, excess sugar is on the top of the list. The key is always moderation and exercise. Too much sugar affects every body system, fromContinue reading “Do You Have a Sweet Tooth?”