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Live from the Heart

Is it Time to Change Your Path?

Have you ever been driving and been so caught up in your own thoughts or a conversation that you miss your turn? This has happened to me more than once. Sometimes I realize it right away, and other times I don’t notice it for a while. Then there is this Read More

Picking, Fun?

I love gardening and believe I must have been a happy farmer in my past life. I probably had a small piece of land that I loved, and grew my own organic produce. I probably prepared my meals fresh from the garden to the table. Now, I let my little Read More

Running (I Mean Jogging…Walking) Again

It is getting warm outside. That means no excuse for not going out and putting some mileage on these sneakers. Yesterday was terrible. I thought for a moment that maybe I was dying. Should I be nauseas? Does anybody else sweat like this? Am I actually panting? Why did I Read More

We Are NOT Perfect

I love being a personal trainer and health and wellness enthusiast. That being said, as a collective group, we personal trainers, group exercise instructors, PE teachers, and other health and wellness enthusiast are not perfect. Welcome to my thoughts and rants about living a healthy lifestyle. The things I eat, Read More

Breast Cancer Awareness

Breast Cancer Awareness by Dr. Melody Fortune October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. There has been a decline in breast cancer rates nationally, but the level of decline is not seen in certain ethnic and racial groups. The literature suggest that more White women have preventive breast screenings at the Read More

Saving Face in the Kitchen

Since I was in college, I have been interested in using healthy products on my skin and hair. I remember deciding to stop chemically straightening my hair and see what I actually looked like the way God created me. It had been a while, since I had been straightening my Read More

The Basics: Building Your Base with an Active Lifestyle, Good Nutrition, and Preventative Care Part IV

Have you ever heard the saying, “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound cure?” According to my research, this is a quote from Benjamin Franklin regarding fire safety, but has been applied to many things throughout the years. Your health and wellness is another area in which this statement Read More

Why Challenge Yourself? (It’s Much Easier to Give Up)

Life would be much easier if it were handed to you on a silver platter, wouldn’t it? Life would be much easier if you didn’t have to worry about doing better or becoming better so you could live a happier, more fulfilling life, as well as get more, bigger, and Read More

The Basics: Occupational Health and Wellness

I have to do it. You probably have to do it. I mean, who doesn’t have to do it? I’m talking about working. Sure, there are a few people that may be able to get by without working, but are they really? I mean, if you have to make appearances Read More