A Fond Farewell

By Peggie Arvidson A Fond Farewell “Someone asked me, Aren’t you worried about the state of the world? I allowed myself to breathe and then I said, What is most important is not to allow your anxiety about what happens in the world to fill your heart. If your heart is filled with anxiety, you […]

Five Exercises to Keep You Healthy While Social Distancing

By Samantha Clayton Five Exercises to Keep You Healthy While Social Distancing Gyms and workout studios are closing across the nation, and people are being asked to stay at home in order to slow the further spread of the highly infectious COVID-19 (coronavirus). And for good reason– the gym is a well-known and populated place where germs can be easily spread. A new study […]

Fragrance:  What to Wear and How to Wear It

By Kim Putens Fragrance:  What to Wear and How to Wear It The smell of spring is in the air. With the smell of spring brings about the desire to try a new fragrance. Switching to a new fragrance in the warmer months is like shedding our heavy winter clothes. I’ve even heard of fragrance […]

This Spring…..Just Get Started!

By Peggie Arvidson This Spring…..Just Get Started! Ah sweet Spring. You approach as a gift after the cold and wet of winter. No matter where you live you find that there is an ebb and flow to Mother Nature. So, with Spring arriving full of blossoms and bugs and sneezes is a welcome reminder of […]

Cold Weather and Heart Health

By Nicole Flanagan Cold Weather and Heart Health Although winter is a beautiful time of the year, it brings low temperatures, shorter daylight hours and snow (only once every few years here). Cold weather can strain the heart, and according to research, increase the risk for a heart attack. Many people are not even aware […]

Twice the Fun! Exercises for Two!

By Ryan Unverzagt It’s time for the annual “Sweetheart” exercise advice. If you’ve been following any of my advice, you may have discovered that exercising with a friend is a fun way to get that not so easy “chore” done and over with. Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and would provide that perfect […]

V-Day, Your Way!

By Genevieve LeFranc Christmas is a distant memory, New Year’s a blur, and in a couple of weeks, February 14th  will be here in all its red, rose-scented glory. Contrary to popular belief and too many women’s magazines, Valentine’s Day is an equal opportunity occasion where everyone—canoodling couples and sassy singletons alike—should seize the day […]

How to Check for Signs

By Peggie Arvidson How to Check for Signs Your intuition works when you set an intention, take action to make the intention real, AND release your attachment to the outcome. This seems a little counter-intuitive, right? Releasing your attachment to a specific outcome does not mean that you sit on the couch, watching reality TV […]

Get A “Leg Up” In the New Decade!

By Ryan Unverzagt Get A “Leg Up” In the New Decade! Welcome to 2020 and a brand new decade! Hard to believe that I have been penning this column for well over 10 years! Each New Year brings exciting opportunities for all of us, especially in the world of fitness. A few words of advice […]

New Year – New Resolutions!

By Nicole Flanagan New Year – New Resolutions! Do you have a New Year’s Resolution? Well, if you’re like most, you have at least one resolution, and, if you are like the majority of these promise-makers, your resolution is probably related to health and fitness. While resolutions are well-intentioned, unfortunately most people fail at keeping […]