Preventive Healthcare, Self-Care

Sun Protection (May 2016)

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, so it seemed appropriate to ask about sunscreen. There are a couple things to know to help us be sun smart. What is ultraviolet radiation? The Skin Cancer Foundation says that “UV radiation is part of the electromagnetic (light) spectrum that reaches the earth from the sun. It has […]

Preventive Healthcare

Preventive Healthcare

Monday, my husband came home from work and shared some upsetting news. One of his California co-workers died over the weekend. He had a massive heart attack. This saddened me even though I didn’t know his co-worker. I thought about the impact on so many lives when we lose a loved one. I know we […]

Preventive Healthcare, Uncategorized

American Heart Month

For those of you that participated in the poll asking whether or not you have a family member that has had a heart attack, thank you! Although the results were close, I am happy to report that 57% said no to this question. I was pleasantly surprised by these results! While none of us really […]

Food / Diet, Mental Outlook, Physical Activity, Preventive Healthcare, Self-Care, Stress Management


February is “Heart Health”, “Heart Awareness”, “American Heart”… month. Whatever name “we” choose to call it, the focus is solely on “our” hearts; the understanding and health of our hearts while reducing our risk of heart disease. A friend of mine suggested doing a 28 day challenge in February and I loved the idea. So […]