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Water Water Everywhere…How much should we drink and why?

By Karen | April 3, 2019 |

Did you know that our bodies consist of about 75% water? We need water for every joint, every organ, every system and in fact, every cell in our bodies require water to perform optimally.How much water do we need to consume?Some think that 64 ounces of water daily is adequate for everyone, but that does…

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Let’s Talk About Stress

By Karen | April 2, 2019 |

Stress Your body is an amazing machine that was designed to survive. All of your vital organs have a role in that survival. When there is perceived danger, your various systems will slow or shut down to focus your resources on keeping you safe. Digestion stops, blood flow is restricted, adrenaline and cortisol production is…

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Stepping Into the Challenge Once Again

By Karen | April 1, 2019 |

So I’m back at it again. I’ve accepted another challenge to write 30 blog posts in 30 days and I’m already late for day one.  I decided to take this challenge on again to force myself to develop some discipline around what I really want to do…help people live their best and healthiest lives. So…

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Could You Just Love Me Like This?

By Karen | February 5, 2019 |

This poem brings tears to my eyes. The author is Hollie Holden and I think so many people, especially women, can relate to this feeling.  How many times have you looked in the mirror and been critical of your body, your hair, your skin?  How many times have you said negative things to other people…

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Everyone Looks Beautiful in Red…Did You Go Red Today?

By Karen | February 2, 2019 |

Today is Go Red for Women with Heart Disease. This event has never been so important to me. I have spent this past week and will spend most of the month of February speaking about WomenHeart and women with or at risk for heart disease.  It has been so interesting meeting women who have had…

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F.E.A.R.

By Karen | February 1, 2019 |

What holds you back? Are you afraid of failure? How about success? Maybe rejection? Are you living your dreams? Or are you working at a job you don’t care much about or even dread going to every day? We allĀ  have something we’re afraid of; something that keeps us from doing what we want to…

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What Are Micronutrients and Why Do I Need Them?

By Karen | January 31, 2019 |

There is so much information about nutrition available to us that it can become overwhelming. Every time you turn around, there is new guidance to follow. Fat is bad, fat is good. Carbs are bad, carbs are good. Paleo, Keto, Vegan, Pescatarian…what works? The important thing is to find a healthy program you are willing…

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Do You Get Enough Sleep?

By Karen | January 29, 2019 |

Most adults in the US are sleep deprived. Not only do we need enough sleep, 7-8 hours each night, but we need good quality sleep. It’s important to have a regular sleep schedule and to feel rested after you have had a full night’s sleep. Children need more sleep than adults: 1 Teens need 8-10 hours…

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