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RN Advice: Holiday Reflections

December 2, 2013 by


During the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, I like to take a few hours away to spend some time alone reflecting on the past year’s journey.  Where did I start this year?  What roadblocks/paths appeared?  Where am I today?   Am I in a better spot than I was at the beginning?  What did […]

If There Was No Change, There Would Be No Butterflies

March 3, 2013 by


If you always do what you’ve done, you will always get what you’ve always got. -Ed Foreman If we are spiritual we tend to willingly start a yoga & meditation practice, if we are gym rats we have no problem hopping out of bed to hit the iron, if we love to cook we can’t […]

I Removed Failure From My Vocabulary, The Day I Removed Diet From My Thinking

February 3, 2013 by


I take it you are searching for the most reliable method for fat loss?  I was too. I tried it all: pills to speed metabolism, extra hours in the gym, calorie counting, point counting, low-fat, no fat, no carb, no meat, only meat, infomercial gadgets and any NY best seller that promised weight loss. I could […]

How We Roll: Coach Samantha Ray

January 6, 2013 by


The past couple months I’ve been contemplating my priorities and their impact on how my time’s being spent.  It’s been an interesting process and one that is still evolving.  One profound realization in the past busy holiday month, while opening a new business (Genesis Kitchen), is that my self care HAS to be a priority, […]

GT Peeps Living Consciously Through The Holidays…

November 27, 2012 by


The holidays seem to be the hottest time of year to catch up with everyone we have EVER encountered in life.  We squeeze 20 events into 8 nights and paste our biggest smile on for each of them.  Many of us will be pulled in several directions that go against our self-care, like baking sugary traditions, being served alcohol […]

Body Moves + Body Rest = Happy Muscles

October 23, 2012 by


As a Former Cardio Queen and over zealous group exercise class participant,  I feel it necessary to retire my crown and share my research of what DOES and what does NOT work without muscle recovery and too much stress on the body.   My 200 pound body took one for the team did the work AND rest to learn about […]

Body/Mind Perspective: Alternate Nostril Breathing

April 17, 2011 by


ALTERNATE NOSTRIL BREATHING Alternate Nostril Breathing is a breath exercise (pranayam) that brings balance to both the left and right sides of the brain. It also balances out our emotions. Research shows that we don’t breathe evenly through both nostrils and this helps us overcome our dominance over one side. 1) Sit comfortably with your […]

Gettin’ the Gratitude – notes on Fueling

October 31, 2010 by


Peggi Ingram, RN I know many people struggle with fueling and I just wanted to present another perspective.   I remember eating all of that food and I was tired of the preparation, the packing, the planning and eating all of that food. It was hard. I had other things to do. My family had […]

Jan’s Journey – June 2010

May 31, 2010 by


During this journey, I have often thought “THIS IS HARD”.  Living a clean life eating good food isn’t so hard but meeting all the specific percentages of proteins, carbs and fats is challenging.  Needing to be connected to the computer everyday can be frustrating.  I think that if I was doing this when I was […]

Sheri’s Rants # 36: So You’re Not Perfect.

April 20, 2010 by


Say you’re having a hard time getting your ‘head in the game’.  Maybe you’re pulling yourself together after a trip to the ‘ol family of origin, returning from a vacation, healing after an injury, or recovering from a head cold.  OR MAYBE you’ve been cruising along, dropping fat and enjoying yourself and suddenly, BAM – […]