Looking Ahead With Lauren: Let’s Feel Passionate About Ourselves This Year


Recently I read this blog from Kris Carr, wellness warrior and health advocate. I love her enthusiasm for health and life and recently devoured the book “Crazy Sexy Diet”. Her article uncovers the myth that your passion should be your job, career or even hobby. (Read it here!) She says your passion should be your […]

Looking Ahead With Lauren: The Love/Hate Relationship We Have With Ourselves


We all have a list constantly running through our heads of things we dislike about ourselves. We may even think about the things we love, but probably not as often. First I’ll start with a list of things I would like to change about myself or grow to love. I don’t want to think about […]

Looking Ahead With Lauren: Goals For 2012


Happy New Year everyone! 2012 is here. Some think that this is the last year we will ever see. Whether you believe that or not, you should still make this new year count! I am welcoming you to my new weekly column, tentatively titled “Looking Ahead With Lauren”. I will bring you all the things […]

Giving Thanks…and Gratitude


Gratitude is a word frequently used and heard at HAVEN.  A friend of mine has started posting a daily moment of gratitude on her Facebook page, pointing out that gratitude comes in both small and large forms.  So I jump into the gratitude movement with the start of my own list: I am grateful for […]

What’s For Fitness Today? Tip #9 Be The Person You Always Wanted To Be!


April 9, 2011 Tip #9 Think back to a time when you were really happy. Perhaps you are now and that’s great! If you’re not, sit down and think hard about a time when you were loving life. What were you doing at the time? Who were you surrounded by? Perhaps you had a job […]