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It May Not Be What You're Eating But What's Eating You

By Karen | July 4, 2020 |

The next pillar we'll talk about is Emotional Well-Being. Did you know that stress contributes to many health issues? Long-term unrelenting stress adds to inflammation in the body. As a result of chronic inflammation, the body can fall into a dis-ease state. Stress produces a chemical reaction in the body that activates the fight, flight…

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Mind Your Mind(set)

By Karen | July 3, 2020 |

I'm sure, at some point in your life you've tried to lose weight, get healthy, exercise regularly, or something along those lines. And, maybe you were dreading the annual visit to your medical practitioner. Or did you expect them to tell you that you needed to lose weight? Maybe you knew your blood pressure was…

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Happy To Meet You

By Karen | July 2, 2020 |

Hello promised, I'm going to tell you what I do, how I do it and why I do it. So here ya go! For today you'll learn about why this work is so important to me. The beginning In 2009, while was living large and loving life (quoting radio personality Big Joe Henry) I…

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Hello July!

By Karen | July 1, 2020 |

  Can you believe we're halfway through 2020? I don't think I'm the only one who can say that this past six months has been the longest decade of my life. And I've seen several decades! But enough about this year. We've all seen a lot and much of it has left us reeling. We're…

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Time For A Rest

By Karen | February 29, 2020 |

Yesterday I mentioned that February was a really busy month. It really was. I need a break. So I'm taking that break. I'll be back in a few weeks with some new stuff to read. I hope you'll join me then. Thanks for reading my stuff. My Story Since June 2019, I decided to hold…

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Reflections On Heart Month

By Karen | February 28, 2020 |

I haven't been here much in the last several days. February is Heart Month and has kept me very busy. As a WomenHeart Champion Community Educator I have the privilege of bringing information to women about their heart health. I've been in several parts of the state spreading the word. It's important for women to…

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Would You Put Gasoline On Your Skin?

By Karen | February 22, 2020 |

Did you know that it takes 26 seconds for whatever you put on your skin to enter your system? Your personal care products...substances like hair care products, facial products, bath and body washes and lotions may contain chemicals that are harmful to you and the environment. Many of the ingredients on this list disrupt the…

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Can't You Just Love Me Like This?

By Karen | February 20, 2020 |

I feel like I need to repost this every so often How many times have you said negative things to other people about yourself? How many times have you said something like “I hate my (fill in the blank)?” We are often our own worst enemy, and we speak to or about ourselves in a…

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