VEGAN Chocolate Covered Strawberries with Coconut Flakes

Why not bring in the New Year with my all time favorite snack. CHOCOLATE COVERED STRAWBERRIES! HAPPY NEW YEAR!… Read More VEGAN Chocolate Covered Strawberries with Coconut Flakes

What counts: Ways to practice Self-care

Invest in your health the same way you invest in your financial future. The Business of Balance is taking care of yourself in a way that does not require you to “indulge” in order to restore balance. It is making the commitment to stay healthy and balanced as a regular practice. Balance is leadership discipline. Your lens to the world is hugely influenced by how well you are and how good you feel. The recipe for Self-care is creating an environment that is specific to your needs. Self-care is being aware that despite challenges, we all could use a break. … Read More What counts: Ways to practice Self-care

The Business of Self-care

Stress is one of the leading factors that can negatively influence self-care. Stress is defined by Hans Selye, MD as “the rate of wear and tear in the human machinery that accompanies any vital activity and, in a sense, parallels the intensity of life.” It can affect the functions of the brain. Additional studies have suggested that stress in the absence of Self-care can increase the risk of conditions like obesity, heart disease, Alzheimer’s disease, diabetes, etc. The business of self-care and stress requires that a foundation of balance is applied.… Read More The Business of Self-care