Your Wellness Comfort Zone

Have you been thinking about doing something that seems just out of your comfort zone? I know I have, it was called Ragnar. I had heard about this 12 person, 3 leg, 200+ mile run and thought about how I might accomplish being part of something this HUGE. Well one bite at a time so I faced my fears and next thing I knew it was last weekend! DONE! I was the 11th runner on Read More

Well Being Is Heart and Soul-Make Time

I was watching the Grammy’s tonight and as with most shows they close by showing snippets of the lives of those we lost this past year. It always breaks my heart as I think of the impact they made when they were with us regardless of their age at passing and how we take things for granted, expect someone to always be there. I love the music these people created even thought I didn’t know Read More

Minnesota State Fair

It is that time of year, the Minnesota State Fair. Take some time to review the fair information before heading out so you can make mindful choices, don’t leave it up to chance. There are always new “foods” on a stick and sites to see, so before you go check out the new additions, find the locations of your favorite fair foods, talk to a buddy and plan out what you want to try this Read More

Why are You Active?

“Why are you active” and there are lots of reasons. If you haven’t checked out the video I put up on the face book page, bit.ly/2hPrUMP, please do. Remember, good health means something a little different to each of us and absolutely no one owns it, it is for everyone. Some answers for why am I active are: family history of heart disease, stress management, feel good, to experience new things, something to do with Read More

Understanding the World of Nutrients

The world of nutrients can be confusing but if you remember that “micro” nutrients are vitamins and “macro” nutrients are found in food that is a great start. Micro small vitamins, macro large food, lol. So even if we eat healthy most of the time our body still needs a little assistance getting the nutrients essential to good health. Your body is constantly changing, much like a science experiment, pay attention and tune in so Read More

Fall and the Upcoming Holidays

  It’s fall and time to look at what the next few months will look like for you. This is a great time to reevaluate your commitments and rid yourself of what is in the way of you taking good care of your health. We all fall into that mentality that this is holiday season so a few extra pounds are ok, now that it’s cold outside I am just going to hibernate, thank goodness Read More