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Self-Care Is the Best Care

  So what is self-care? The concept of self-care being a selfish act of indulgence is ludicrous. This is a myth we need to bust wide open. It’s necessary to maintain optimal health. Self-care can be interpreted widely, but in my world it means taking care of yourself so that you can take care of…

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Reflections On Heart Month

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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What Is Keeping You Down?

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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Forgiveness…Do It For You

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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