5 Healthy Resolutions for 2015

2015

      With the end of another year upon us, it’s likely many of you reading this have been considering making a few New Year’s resolutions, resolutions that, according to the University of Scranton, likely revolve around your health.[1] I’ve revisited some of the health tips and info I’ve found most significant this year […]

Top 12 Stocking Stuffers for Health Nuts

Top 12 Stocking Stuffers for Health Nuts

  If your childhood Christmas experience was anything like mine, then perhaps you can recall digging through your stocking without a whole lot of holiday cheer… The first thing I used to do on Christmas morning, after making sure Santa ate his cookies and drank his milk, was unhook my stocking and try as hard […]

When We Hand Our Gifts to God

When We Hand Our Gifts to God

My husband Ben emailed me an article the other day that simultaneously melted my heart and blew me away. It was about an artist and business owner by the name of Fred Giovannitti who takes his children’s modest drawings on the plane with him during business trips and turns them into vibrant masterpieces. Let me […]

Why We Fight for Fitness, Inside and Out

Why We Fight for Fitness, Inside and Out

I heard Joyce Meyer say something on TV recently that struck me as rather profound. She was drawing an analogy between our physical and spiritual states, pointing out that it is just as easy to become spiritually afflicted as it is to become physical ill, and conversely, virtually impossible to become stronger in body and […]

The Beauty of Intensity, Both Physical and Spiritual

The Beauty of Intensity, Both Physical and Spiritual

After my first go at a “high-intensity” CrossFit workout three years ago, I thought to myself, I have no idea how I survived that. I thought my body would fail. After I suddenly lost my dad on a beautiful August evening five years ago, I thought to myself, I have no idea how I survived […]