• Fill up my cup
    Being Awesome,  Health,  Motivate

    Is Your Cup Half-Empty or Half-Awesome?

    Ever wonder if there was an investment you could make that would always pay out?  Just one investment that will continue to pay out over and over? Intrigued? The answer is investing in yourself, and I believe it’s the smartest investment you can make. It’s not always the easiest thing to do.  Sometimes, it seems like it’s the hardest, most selfish thing to do;  I completely understand.  I’m the last person on my list to take care of.   By the very nature of my nursing job, I take care of others…

  • Food,  Health,  Probiotic

    Probiotics

    You’ve most likely heard of probiotics for good gut health.  It’s a hot topic with a lot of buzz right now.  There has been some promising research to suggest that if we keep our digestive tract happy, the rest of our bodies will follow suit.  Yes, even including our skin. So what are probiotics anyway?  Simply put, probiotics are live microorganisms like bacteria and yeasts that have health benefits. Our bodies host large numbers of microorganisms on the inside and out.  These tiny “bugs” help keep us in a state…

  • Blue Tumeric
    Food,  Health,  Nutrition

    Food, Glorious Food

    When I was in elementary school I had the most wonderful music teacher.  She loved what she did and her enthusiasm spread to me so profoundly, that music was my favorite class of the day.  She taught us to sing the popular music that we liked; she taught us to dance.  Each spring she would choose a musical for us to perform.  She directed and produced each one herself, and my favorite was Oliver Twist. If you don’t already know, Oliver Twist is a tale written by Charles Dickens.  It’s…