Photo by Natasha Spencer on Pexels.com The weight loss market is worth over $72 billion. (businesswire.com) However, almost 40% of adult Americans are obese. If you're considering going on a diet, here are a few questions to ask when evaluating the best diet plan for you. How does the diet cut calories? To lose weight … Continue reading Going on a diet? Consider these questions before choosing.
I've purposely been on a personal growth journey for several weeks now. I say "purposely" because there have been times off an on for the last few years that I've had personal growth; however, this time I am seeking it. As I've been discovering who I am, I've also been discovering who I believe would … Continue reading Wanted: The Ideal Client
For whatever a man sows, this he will also reap.Galatians 6:7b (NASB) Do you ever stop and think about what you're sowing in your life? You'll know what you're sowing by the harvest you're reaping. Grape vines produce grapes. Apple trees produce apples. You won't find figs on grape vines; and you won't find pears … Continue reading What are you sowing and reaping?
Excuse Buster Series Episode 2 Does it ever seem that other people have more time in their day than you? Time is a very interesting concept. Sometimes it flies by; other times it seems to drag on and on. Let's explore why you don't have time for your health and wellness; or do you? There … Continue reading I Don’t Have Time
Identifying redirection Can you relate to one or more of the following scenarios? If so, you may be a master at redirection. When you find yourself in an awkward conversation, do you do whatever you can to change the subject? How about when someone is speaking truth into your life, do you try to make … Continue reading Master of Redirection – Excuse Buster Series
What is obstructive sleep apnea? I was able to work from home for nine years doing medical transcription. During that time, I had the privilege of working for a local sleep center transcribing sleep studies. I'm no expert on obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), but I sure did learn a lot typing out all those studies. … Continue reading Obstructive Sleep Apnea – Obesity Related Diseases Series
What is heart disease? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States; it accounts for 1 in 4 deaths. There are several types of heart conditions that fall under the category "heart disease". The most common is coronary artery disease (CAD), which … Continue reading Heart Disease – Obesity Related Diseases Series
Understanding Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Diabetes has two forms, Type 1 and Type 2. Type 1 diabetes is a chronic condition in which the pancreas produces little to no insulin; it is also known as insulin-dependent diabetes. "Insulin is a hormone that helps glucose get into your cells to give them energy." (medlineplus.gov) … Continue reading Type 2 Diabetes – Obesity Related Diseases Series
"I'm Addicted To Sugar!" I've heard the above over and over again. Others have said, "Sugar is my downfall"; or "I have a sweet tooth." Are these statements true? If so, can you overcome your need for sugar? As you've read before, my favorite saying is "Food is Fuel." Fuel equals energy. But just how … Continue reading Do You Think You’re Addicted To Sugar?
Personal Trainer Job Description At my work place, I have a few job titles. These include personal trainer, group exercise instructor, and coach. My job description includes providing a "safe, positive, and encouraging environment that promotes member wellness"; "helping clients reach their health and fitness goals by developing personalized workout programs"; "lead fun, energetic, safe, … Continue reading Working As A Personal Trainer