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Is Health Hereditary?

Think your health is all in the genes? Science says you have more control than you think. We think certain factors of our health are uncontrollable. Immune response, longevity, and our reaction to stress were considered hard-wired and out of our control. Right? Not Exactly. New research is showing that controlling the uncontrollable is not only…

Invest in a Valuable Commodity: You

Take a moment and think about how you spend your valuable resources like time and money. Is it on material things or vacations? How about entertainment such as a movie or a nice dinner out? There are so many ways to spend time/money, some definitely more valuable than others. How much do you spend on…

Finding Calm During the Storm

Have you ever felt so overwhelmed that you couldn’t think straight? Or like the universe is favoring everyone but you? Don’t worry, you are not alone. We all suffer from debilitating stress due to work, family life, finances, health, social anxiety… gosh, the list goes on and on. Turns out, a little bit of stress…

Need Motivation? Look to Nature

For as long as I can remember I’ve found a deep connection with nature and physical activity. Even now, when I’m feeling stress, anxiety or just plain out-of-sorts, I reflect on my childhood days playing in the fields of my hometown, Lafayette, LA. This not only gets me feeling centered and happy again it also…

Happy Heart = Healthy Heart

You can achieve a tighter tummy! Washboard abs may seem like a far-away goal, but there are some healthy habits that you can start building right now to help you get those flat abs. Lifestyle changes are hugely beneficial, in addition to exercise, to minimize the amount of fat that creeps around our waistbands. Here…

You Snooze, You Win

Getting enough sleep is essential to health, happiness and productivity. Here’s how to give your sleep the priority it deserves. When life gets busy the first thing we sacrifice is sleep. We know sleep is important, but how much can it hurt if we cut back a little? Turns out, a lot. Adequate sleep and…