Stress & Anxiety

5 Surprising Benefits of Walking Barefoot on Grass

A few months back I was talking to Little Socrates (aka my dad) about feeling a bit more anxious than usual, cloudy in thought and having lousy concentration. With his cute accent, he told me, “Vanessa you live in a society and era that’s constantly surrounded by technology and artificial surfaces. You even exercise indoors most of the …

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8 Surprising Ways Your Friends Influence You to Gain Weight

How Your Friends & Family Influence Your Fitness Journey Operative word here is “influence.” No one can make you gain weight, you ultimately have control. However, we are all human are heavily influenced by those we spend the most time with. I have personally experienced this “influence” not only with working on my nutrition, but when …

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Holidays and Family | Find Your Family Joy During Christmas

The holidays and family can be either be joyful or depressing.  So I want to share a story with you. It’s about a little girl who thought she was alone, especially during the holidays. She was transplanted into a strange land where people didn’t speak her language. She barely knew English. And the people didn’t …

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