Are you moving too fast to enjoy life? Are you caught up in problems and struggles? Are you pressing forward on automatic, burning the candle at both ends? You have permission to live Joyfully here is how.
Author: Faith Spencer
Movement Affects Our Moods
Exercise can be a great way to lift your mood, and improve your ability to deal with stress. Dancing can be a great addition for those who are just getting back into exercise and well movement. Did you know that dancing around can improve spatial awareness, as well as raising the heart rate and causing… Continue reading Movement Affects Our Moods
Hearty Cold Weather Soup!
Here we go with yet another cold week and to me that is a MUST for soup! You will love this one, it’s spicy, low-fat and filled with good-for-you ingredients. Ingredients 1 medium onion, chopped1/3 cup medium pearl barley2 tablespoons canola oil4 garlic cloves, minced5 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) reduced-sodium chicken broth2 boneless skinless chicken… Continue reading Hearty Cold Weather Soup!
Do You CRY During a Workout?
I am not this new part of my journey - fitness. You might have some big idea on fitness and for me, it is just getting my body up and moving. I have found a program that is so perfect for what my limitations are it's great. But I seem to be crying while I… Continue reading Do You CRY During a Workout?
Health Benefits of Dance
I want to talk to you about dance. I cannot do many forms of "exercise" due to my crazy body! But, I can dance. Well ok if you saw me you would get a great belly workout from laughing at my "dancing". I started yesterday an actual 30-day dance challenge and I wanted to tell… Continue reading Health Benefits of Dance
What is she doing now?
I have been working hard to simplify my life. I have had a bit of depression, PTSD is up and so is my doubt of self. When this happens, I shut off and dive inward. Here is what I have been doing.
Afternoon Naps – Not just for the baby!
As many of you know, I have been working on my GUT HEALTH. I am happy to report that I was able to get things "moving" and "regular". Now I am working hard at my mental health. I have realized post COVID I cannot seem to get my energy back up. So I have begun… Continue reading Afternoon Naps – Not just for the baby!
Naturally Sweetened Cranberry Sauce – MUST HAVE!
Let’s talk about cranberry sauce! It’s the neglected, afterthought condiment of Christmas, but no holiday table is complete without it. Cranberry sauce adds a very necessary burst of sweet-tart flavor and ruby red color to an otherwise beige meal. This naturally sweetened cranberry sauce recipe is much prettier than store-bought, not to mention extra delicious… Continue reading Naturally Sweetened Cranberry Sauce – MUST HAVE!
Post COVID – GUT HEALTH = Staying Healthy
Now that I have tested COVID-19 FREE, I realize that I am so glad that I was working on my gut health before I contracted it. I feel that all of the supplements and the clean body that I was building helped me to push it right through my system. I am doing these 6… Continue reading Post COVID – GUT HEALTH = Staying Healthy
Gut Health and Sweet Tooth = Chocolate Chip Cookies!
Eating right does not mean that I have to stop eating things that I love and with Christmas right here I love to bake. Here is a recipe that my son and I love to make and they are so good. Happy Gut Chocolate Chip Cookies Course Appetizer, Dessert, Snack Cuisine Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Healthy, Paleo, Sugar… Continue reading Gut Health and Sweet Tooth = Chocolate Chip Cookies!