Aging and Metabolic Decline

Energy expenditure decreases with age.  And the number of calories burned per day decreases as one gets older.  This can lead to age-related weight gain. Calories do matter, but they're not the only thing that matters when it comes to how much you weigh and how much energy you have. It's all about your metabolism.... Read More

Living in the Grey Zone

Have you considered living in the grey zone?  According to the English Oxford Living Dictionary, the grey zone is an intermediate area between two opposing positions; a situation, subject, etc., not clearly or easily defined, or not covered by an existing category or set of rules. What can happen when we choose to live in the grey zone, and why are French people comfortable living there?... Read More

8 Lessons to Achieve Your Dreams

Is there something in life that’s made all your dreams come true?  Perhaps there are some lessons you’ve learned along the way that you believe changed or are changing your life in a truly positive manner.  It's not often that we know what the outcome of our undertakings will be and many times the difficulties, struggles and hardships we encounter along the way turn out in the end to benefit us in some pretty amazing ways.  Let me share with you some important life lessons that one former female competitor learned from the sport of tennis.... Read More