Kristen's Friday Favorites

Kristen’s Friday Favorites

Wow. It’s February! How did that happen? I don’t know about you but it really snuck up on me. Seems like it was just New Years Day. Well, here we are in February and today is #WearRedDay for heart health awareness. Yay! Which brings me to my first of today’s favorites. Favorite Heart Health Awareness…

Don't make it up, make it back

Don’t make it up, make it back

Monday, January 30, 2017 Written by: Cathy Paessun “Motivational Mama” So after making through the holidays without gaining a pound (!) the next 2 weeks proved to be more challenging. I gained a couple pounds – which Lucy told me was actually very normal. But here’s the great part – I knew which of my…

The Miracle Medicine You Need to Know About and How to Make a Habit Stick

The Miracle Medicine You Need to Know About and How to Make a Habit Stick

Do you know about this SIMPLE way of improving your overall well-being? There is one medicine that when taken regularly is proven to… Be an effective antidepressant in mild to moderate cases of depression Protect an aging brain against memory loss and dementia Defend your heart against heart disease and stroke Lower your bad (LDL)…

5 Steps to Workout Success!

5 Steps to Workout Success!

If you are persistent, you will get it. If you are consistent, you will keep it. I spend my spare time at the YMCA of Durham or Chapel Hill. I like to tell people if I’m not outside playing in the woods, I prefer to be playing at the YMCA.  Given my regular presence at the…

Making a habit!

Making a habit!

“What you do every day matters more than what you do once in a while.” -Gretchen Rubin (This week’s post is courtesy of our new Chief Creative Officer, Kristen Norton) Wouldn’t it be nice if healthy decisions didn’t have to be so hard? Some healthy choices come only after spending lots mental energy. It takes effort to plan, willpower to stay the…