Benefits of Tai Chi

Tai Chi is a low-impact, slow-motion exercise that was created in China centuries ago. It’s a martial art that is often referred to as “meditation in motion” because of its power to relax and rejuvenate both the mind and body. Literally translated, Tai Chi means “supreme ultimate fist.” Although those sound like fighting words, Tai…

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Ayurvedic Monday

Ayurveda teaches that each person is a blend of three doshas, or vital energies within the body–Vata, Pitta and Kapha. Each person is born with an optimal balance and a unique harmony among the three doshas. Later in life, negative health may arise from an imbalance in the three doshas – and the science of…

Thumbs up Thursday goes to Hibiscus

The colorful hibiscus flower is cultivated worldwide for both its aesthetic appeal and its medicinal uses, which are primarily in the form of tea. Hibiscus tea is rich in antioxidants. These include vitamin A and vitamin C, along with anthocyanins and malic acid. All of these antioxidants combined help to combat free radical damage throughout…

The scariest thoughts make us human

This past few weeks I have been really struggling. After another bout with vertigo landed me at urgent care, and a diagnosis with Meniere’s Disease I have been in bed most of the week.  Each day praying for the spinning to stop, praying for relief, and even praying that if this is the downward spiral…

I cheer for people, Do you???

I cheer for people. I believe there is enough sun for everyone.  Lately this has been at the forefront of my thoughs, as I have watched others who may not have this philosophy. None of us know what the other had been through.  No two people are the same, no two people will ever face…

We are all inspiring Role models

The most powerful leadership tool is your own personal example. As I was thinking about this month and the list of inspiring role models; I wanted to take this opportunity and talk about YOU. To talk about ALL of us.  We are all inspirations to someone. It is not what we take but what we…

You lift me up

Continuing on with National Gratitude month I reached out to you! I asked and you delivered!  Look what some of our Fabulous Fighters and Friends had to say about their gratitude and what it means to them.  Carrie Wu: “Being thankful for everything and everyone in my life ❤️ and spreading love and kindness!” Michelle Tolson:…

Redefining the goal

Lately I have been doing a lot of self reflection, digging deep to redefine what truly brings me joy and happiness.  It is so easy to get derailed in our goals when our happiness no longer becomes a priority. In my search for uncovering the principal characteristic of true genuine happiness I found it is…

Framily

Continuing the month of October highlighting Friends and Family this week. At the beginning of my cancer journey some chose to walk out the door and go on with their lives. Those aren’t my people. Some chose to stay for a while, then walk out when things got too real. Those aren’t my people. Some…

Healing is not linear

There were many times within the past twelve years when chemo wasn’t working, when my insides were screaming for relief and I wondered what the answer was. When you face a chronic illness, at first presentation, we may think that the path to healing is in a straight line. I have illness A and we…