Do You Have What It Takes?

Exercising regularly helps to keep you looking and feeling well. Quality of life can be enhanced by an active lifestyle. Along with other positive behaviors, exercise and movement relate to a low risk of developing major health problems. So why, knowing all the good that can come from exercise and movement, do some women resist it?... 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

Dem Bones, Dem Bones

My visit with the orthopedist didn’t go exactly as planned.  For a couple of weeks now, I’ve been ramping up my walking game.  I’ve taken some long walks up to 2.5 hours, 1.5 hours and walking around the perimeter of a shopping mall and up and down all the parking rows.  Wherever I found an opportunity, I walked.  But it wasn’t long before there was a lingering discomfort... Read More

A French Saying

“Où le Dieu a vous semé, il faut savoir fleurir.” Wherever God has planted you, you must know how to flower. Some years ago while in France, I visited the town of Grasse and the Fragonard Musée du Parfum.  It was here that I first experienced the aroma of Lavender.  It did not occur to me at the time that there could be lavender farms back in the United States.... Read More

3 Tips for Moving Forward With Your Goals

We're already into the second month of the new year, and I'm wondering how you're doing with your plans and commitments for this year. If you're moving forward with your plans to be strong and healthy, you're wisely and lovingly valuing yourself. Perhaps though, you've already lost focus, gotten busy or let some distraction get you off track. Assuming your goals are clearly defined, here are 3 tips to help keep you on the path you've chosen for yourself this year ... Read More