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5 Must-Do Stretches (if you have a sit down job)

When we sit for long periods of time, our muscles become overstretched such as the shoulder blades, shortened such as in the abdomen, and full of tension such as in the lumbar. Stretching along with cardio and weight training is an important component to our health and wellness. Here are 5 sit down stretches that [...]

By |2019-10-02T11:50:42-05:00March 4th, 2016|Fitness|Comments Off on 5 Must-Do Stretches (if you have a sit down job)

Is it Faith-based or Christ-centered?

A business owner recently read through my resume and called me to set up an interview for the part-time work opportunity she had available. While we were on the phone scheduling that meeting, she stated, "There's one thing I want to ask you about now." Turns out, she was curious about what "faith-based" means on the [...]

By |2015-06-29T04:32:04-05:00June 29th, 2015|Blog, Christianity, Spirituality, Wellness|Comments Off on Is it Faith-based or Christ-centered?

Slowing Down to Increase our Intimacy with God

"Mama Maggie isn’t someone who is obsessed by service or ministry; she is someone who serves and ministers out of her great desire to know Christ and be filled by His Spirit. She doesn’t feel the need to be 'productive' and doing something at all times (a disease which afflicts many churchgoers and workers); she [...]

By |2019-10-02T11:51:25-05:00March 16th, 2015|Blog, Fitness, Spirituality, Wellness|Comments Off on Slowing Down to Increase our Intimacy with God

Try the Angry Cat and Happy Dog Back Stretches

Do you find yourself tired and stiff when you come home from a long day at work? After sitting in front of a computer in an uncomfortable chair, your lower back just won’t stop aching. In addition, you have that sharp stabbing pain in between your shoulder blades. What your back needs is some movement [...]

By |2019-10-02T11:52:39-05:00June 1st, 2012|Fitness, Wellness|Comments Off on Try the Angry Cat and Happy Dog Back Stretches

A Great Stretch after a Long Day

This is a stretch that can be done after your workouts to relax the entire body and give a gentle stretch to many body parts such as: hips, thighs, and ankles. It is also a great stretch to do at the end of a long work day to help relieve stress and fatigue, giving you [...]

By |2019-10-02T11:49:01-05:00April 19th, 2010|Fitness, Health|Comments Off on A Great Stretch after a Long Day

That Doggone Alarm Clock!

One of the hardest things to do in the world is to get up early when you are sleep deprived to the annoying, nagging ringing of an alarm clock. I have discovered that life doesn't always allow me to get those 8 hours of sleep a night that my body so desperately needs to run [...]

By |2019-10-02T11:49:12-05:00May 26th, 2009|Fitness|Comments Off on That Doggone Alarm Clock!

How to Age Like a Ballerina

Ballerinas move their bodies with grace and control as they float through the air as if defying gravity. Their movements are guided by their ability to feel rhythm and understand music. The grace of a ballerina’s movements is largely determined by balance and flexibility. As adults age, they gradually lose balance and flexibility. They do [...]

By |2019-10-02T11:49:36-05:00October 22nd, 2008|Health|Comments Off on How to Age Like a Ballerina