A Good Read: In Pursuit of Purpose

I’m reading for at least the second time now In Pursuit of Purpose by the late Dr. Myles Munroe.  I have a habit of revisiting and holding on to books that have helped me tremendously at different stages of my life.  I’ve read several books by Dr. Munroe and this one is a favorite.  I came across it…

Monday’s Health: 8 Ways to Optimize Your Sleep

Are you sleep deprived?  If so, you’re in good company.  I hear so many people lamenting that they just don’t get enough sleep.  It may surprise you to know that the average adult needs 7 to 9 hours of sleep each night.  Yup… 7 to 9 hours.  That’s a lot of sleep!  Especially, when you’re…

Monday’s Health: Better Balance for Heart Health

(Family Features) When it comes to creating and maintaining healthy habits, all the admonishments to “stop this” and “don’t do that” can be overwhelming. While there are some things you do need to cut back on, finding better balance is the true key to better heart health. You may be surprised by the things you…

Monday’s Health: June is National Men’s Health Month

Oh, how we love the men in our lives!  Starting with my dad, I’m blessed to have grown up surrounded by strong, hardworking men.  If you’re anything like me, keeping them healthy is a labor of love.  After all, without them, who’s going to fix the stuff that needs fixing?  You get the picture – right? Well,…

Monday’s Health: Swimming Safety Tips

I’m ashamed to admit this, but I’ve never learned how to swim.  Even while growing up in Michigan and spending many summer days on the lake, swimming lessons just weren’t a priority. When I think of all the family fishing trips, including our annual mecca to Canada, I’m grateful that we never encountered a single mishap.  Not one.  My…

Are You Getting Enough Protein in Your Diet?

We’ve often been told by nutrition experts that it’s important to include a certain amount of protein in our daily diet.   A team of Duke University researchers recently discovered that  fewer calories and more protein is a winning combo for weight loss and healthy aging. Here’s more on their findings courtesy of Family Features: (Family Features) Do…