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In Respect Of Women In The Prime Of Life

By Karen | February 16, 2020 |

Are you a woman "of a certain age"? You know what I mean. Kids are grown and flown. If you're married, maybe you and the spouse have fallen into the hypnotic rhythm of life. Or you may have been a 'stay at home' and now the nest is empty. You may be coming to the…

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What Is Keeping You Down?

By Karen | February 15, 2020 |

Several years ago I entered the lottery to participate in the NYC Marathon. I'm a walker, not a runner and I was a little concerned that I wouldn't be able to complete the course in the allotted time before they officially closed the marathon at 7:30 PM. Already a little intimidated by the privilege to…

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Happy Valentine's Day...What Are You Doing For Your Heart Today?

By Karen | February 14, 2020 |

Happy Valentine's Day! Are you planning something special with someone special? If you don't have a partner, are you doing something special for yourself? If not, don't you think you deserve to be treated well? I think you do. Treat yourself at least as well as you treat someone else You don't need to have…

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Forgiveness...Do It For You

By Karen | February 13, 2020 |

Have you ever heard that holding a grudge is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die? I may have paraphrased but I captured the sentiment. What is forgiveness? Psychologists define forgiveness as the conscious deliberate decision to release feelings of resentment or vengeance toward a person or a group who has harmed…

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What In The World Is A Blue Zone?

By Karen | February 12, 2020 |

According to author Dan Buettner, there are certain parts of the world where people tend to live longer and healthier lives. In these areas, the residents are more likely to live past 100 years old than their counterparts in other regions of the world. The residents in these Blue Zones, a name coined by Buettner,…

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Walk This Way

By Karen | February 11, 2020 |

I went for a nice long walk today. It finally stopped raining, the sun was shining and the temperature was in the high 40s. I was so happy to be out in the fresh air. I could walk for hours on days like this. Maintain a healthy BMI One of the easiest ways to be…

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Five Steps to Take Toward Your Healthy Life

By Karen | February 10, 2020 |

LET'S GET HEALTHY   There are many steps one can take to get started on a healthy lifestyle. This is by no means an exhaustive list of improvements but it's a good start. Success is more likely with a series of small incremental changes over time rather than a complete overhaul of every habit one…

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Are You At Risk?

By Karen | February 9, 2020 |

This month we've been talking about heart disease and some of the ways it shows up, especially for women. Much of the existing heart disease in the US can be prevented through proper nutrition and lifestyle habits. There are some risk factors we all need to manage to keep ourselves healthy but a few changes…

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