Hypertension aka High Blood Pressure (HBP) puts strain on the heart – think of it as “hyper = excessive” “tension = Stretch/strain”. When there is excessive strain on the arteries and the heart it can lead to stroke, aneurysm, peripheral artery disease and is a cause of kidney disease. Some signs and symptoms of hypertension… Continue reading Hypertension/High Blood Pressure
Your head feels like it’s spinning just as fast as your thoughts come and go. You have a list of things you have to do, want to do, should do, wish you could do and dream about doing. You have another list, probably written, of things you wish you didn’t have to do, things you… Continue reading The Disorderly Mess of a Chaotic Mind
Here are some simple and basic guidelines for healthy eating, weight loss or control and for just getting back to basics!
Too often our food consumption is based solely on our mood and/or attitude. We might have good intentions of eating well all the time or this week or just for today – taking it one day at a time but then something happens that alters our mood and changes our attitude and we slip.
Your entire body is built and supported by your blood; your tissues, organs, cells and every other tiny piece of you. Healthy blood of course leads to a healthy body.
Your blood needs oxygen, iron and other minerals and vitamins especially including a complex of B vitamins.
Relationships, whether they are personal, family or on a professional level require give and take. You’ve heard the phrase before but have you truly listened to the words? Give comes first; take follows. When situations involve two or more people we must work together, compromise and respect others’ thoughts, ideas and feelings. When we give,… Continue reading Give & Take
Every one of us encounters stressful situations from time to time. Stress will always be a part of life but you don’t have to let it take over your well-being and sanity. Stress often is the result of how we interpret a situation. How we handle stress that comes our way is the key to… Continue reading Reduce Your Stress
We want change in our lives, we want it on a regular basis and we make plans to make the desired changes but we never quite follow through–but why not? Why does change excite us and tease us but scare us at the same time? Why do we plan to dive in fully but put… Continue reading Why Are We Resistant to Change?
Do you feel like you work hard to reach your goals but don’t get anywhere? Do you feel like maybe you’re on the ’down’ escalator walking ’up’?
1 lg. Butternut squash Salt Cinnamon Nutmeg Ground ginger Ground sage 2 Tbsp. Butter Cut Squash in half lengthwise, scoop out seeds and lay cut side down on an oiled cookie sheet (you can line the pan with foil for easier cleanup) Bake at 350° for 1 hour or until squash is soft. When cool… Continue reading Butternut Squash Lasagna