If you are like most people, you probably experience some back pain in your life. For the more mature readers, this is a common issue, but are you doing anything about it? I came accross the McKenzie method on Well + Good blog and it’s basically 7 exercises you can do everyday to alleviate back pain.
If you’ve ever done any yoga, you will recognize a few of these exercises(so once again a SHOUT OUT TO YOGA!) Continue reading 7 McKenzie exercises to reduce lower back pain | via Well+Good
When I first I started writing in this blog my focus was on gratitude. In fact I was doing 100 days of gratitude. I thoroughly enjoyed this practice and found that life was more joyful when I practiced gratitude. Fast … Continue reading Daily Gratitude Practice Maintains Joy
Quick, easy, affordable vegan recipe So often I hear people say “I could never become vegetarian or vegan, I couldn’t give up meat and I just don’t know what I would eat.” “It’s really not that hard”, I tell them. … Continue reading Vegan Baked Potato with Broccoli and Fresh Tomatoes
Organic Blueberry Arugula Salad with Garlic Salt and Fig Balsamic Vinegar This is one of my favorite salads. It’s beautiful, bursting with flavors and it is packed with phytonutrients! This salad is light, energizing and also low in calories; not … Continue reading Organic Blueberry Arugula Salad
I just made this recipe this morning. There are only 3 ingredients(4 if you add chocolate chips, which I did. I came across this post on sixvegansisters.com a while ago and pinned it on my Pinterest board. I finally got … Continue reading Three Ingredients Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Break-Apart Fudge
I came across this toned arm video for women over 50 on Fabulous50’s YouTube channel. If you are a woman of a certain age, you know what it means to have “bat wing” arms. Let’s face it, it’s a problem … Continue reading Toned arm workout for women over 50
Almond butter with berries on sprouted wheat toast Power on with this quick and healthy power breakfast. You can make this and take on the go. It will keep you energized until your meal. It’s 100% natural, the berries are … Continue reading Power on with this almond butter berry toast
Sometimes you just have to go for it! Don’t think too much about it because you might talk yourself out of it. If you think it is something you would like to do, do it! I used that tactic recently. … Continue reading Go For It
I try to support local businesses when I can. I just finished my run and stopped at my favorite, little cafe, The Loviest Coffee and Boutique, located in a small, quaint town in Sewickley, Pa. This adorable cafe/boutique is locally … Continue reading Local business designed with love and passion
I have not had the chance to try any of these products yet, but I wanted to share this post with my readers who are vegans and/or are interested in beauty products that are humane. My beauty supply is … Continue reading These Are the Best Vegan Beauty Launches of June 2019 | Tenderly on Medium
This is a power breakfast. I eat it when I know it is going to be a while before I can eat again. It’s also a good breakfast to eat if you need some fuel before a long workout. It’s … Continue reading Peanut butter berry oatmeal
My daughter and I came back from vacationing in St. Petersburg, Florida last week to almost a straight week’s worth of rain. We biked and walked everyday while on vacation and for the first 2 days we were back, I … Continue reading When Nature Gives You Rain for 5 Straight Days – Have Fun!
I live close to a beautiful, Victorian town in the suburbs of Pittsburgh, PA called Sewickley(a Native American name for Sweet Water, because part of it borders the Ohio River). I love to do my runs and walks there because … Continue reading Photo journal of my walk today
If you are a big fan of spaghetti and meatballs, but don’t eat animals then you should head over to fourmetmarichef.com and check out her recipe. Image credit: gourmetmarichef Image credit: gourmetmarichef The best way to use up all those … Continue reading Zucchini ‘Meatballs’ DF/GF Vegan | gourmetmarichef
Went for a run today. Look at all the fun and beautiful sights I took in. I had so much fun on this run and felt great when I was done! Believe it or not, I managed to get in … Continue reading Oh, the things that you see when you go for a run!
Thank a chill pill about getting in your 10,000 steps per day. According to this article on Inc.com, as long as you are staying active you are doing the right thing to keep yourself healthy. So enjoy that walk, bike … Continue reading Please Stop Obsessing Over 10,000 Steps: The Brutal Truth About Goals That Few People Are Willing to Admit | Inc.com