6 Steps to Better Health

My husband is struggling with a health issue right now. My sister-in-law has many health issues. I don’t have the energy I’d like to have. A friend struggles with her weight. I believe everyone on the planet, at certain times or seasons of their lives anyway, could live a healthier lifestyle. That is what motivates […]

3 Ideas For Exercise In The Winter

To be honest, I could be happy curled up all winter next to the woodstove, never taking a step outside. But that is both impractical and unhealthy. So I have set up a few disciplines in my life that get my old, tired body moving and some fresh air in my lungs. There are also […]

An Introduction to Pilates

Pilates is a relatively new form of exercise in comparison to yoga; however, pilates has many benefits in its own right and might be a more suitable form of exercise for some people than yoga. It can be practiced by nearly everyone, no matter how old or young you are; in fact, many people who […]

5 Natural Cures for Back Pain

I’ve often thought that I can pursue my career for as many years as I want because it is not physically strenuous. However, with several weeks of low back pain, I’ve found that there is something that can prevent me from sitting at a computer for more than five minutes at a time. Perhaps you, […]

Pain-free Gardening

For some reason, each spring, I end up with sore muscles—especially the front of my thighs. It comes from the garden, I’m sure. This year, I’m determined to start my gardening season pain free. I’d like for you to do that too. So, here are some tips that I have learned that will help. Stay […]

8 Exercise Ideas for Homemakers

Most stay-at-home moms, homeschooling moms, or homemakers in general are an under-exercised lot. Let’s face it; we fail to take good care of ourselves because we are too busy taking care of everyone else in the family. With that in mind, I’ve developed methods to keep my body moving and stretching throughout my day, without […]

Bikram Yoga for Beginners

Normally a room brewing its own temperature of 105 degrees would warrant an air conditioner. Fast! But for thousands of yogis around the globe, a hot room is just what they need to release muscle tension and a load of pent up toxins in the forms of caffeine, junk food, and pollution. Bikram Yoga, a […]