Category Archives: Healthy Living

Self-Care in Troubling Times

A lot of us are feeling uneasy. We are being surrounded by a lot of negative noise right now.  Our stress is on the increase: Our country’s political climate, our jobs, our family relationships, our financial situation, or all the above may be taking a toll on your health, both mentally and physically. Typically, when […]


How Will You Be Remembered?

What will be said at your memorial? “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” Is a quote attributed to Benjamin Franklin We will all be faced with death at some point. Some people fear it, some embrace it. There are many beliefs on what happens to us after […]


“Skinny Bitch”

  Whoever coined the phrase “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me” was wrong. Has anyone ever said something to you that stuck with you for years? Growing up I was painfully “skinny” a word I hate. People would point out the obvious to me all the time. Yes, […]


Lessons From a Dog

We have three dogs in our house. With the progression of time, all three are getting to be seniors. Makara, one of our two Rhodesian Ridgebacks, is our oldest.  She will be turning 10 this year. Back in early November, we noticed an open wound on her back leg knee joint, when she came in from playing outside. We […]