The Time to Shut Down


In our lives immersed in technology, we rarely shut everything off. We turn on when we wake up, and are on our devices until we go to sleep. And every hour in between. I’m not immune to this. Very few people these days are. And yet, there’s value in shutting everything down, so that we […]

Stay in Bed or Feel the Burn? What to Do When You Are Sick


Stuffy noses, hacking coughs and aches all over — cold and flu season has arrived. Though your body may be aching and your nose running like a faucet, it can be difficult to decide if you should continue your exercise routine or take a temporary break. “We all know that exercise is key to good […]

Looking Ahead With Lauren: Natural Ways to Heal Yourself


I don’t know about you, but at the first sign of a cold I tend to take loads of cold medicine and cough drops and power through my day. But is that really the best for your body? Sure, it helps you feel better (sometimes) but what if you let your body heal itself first and […]

What’s For Fitness? Tip #10 It’s Sunday; Rest, Relax & Rejoice in Your Choice!


“And God created the earth in six days… and on the 7th day he rested.” This is what I was taught in Sunday school many years back! I’m not certain if this biblical quote is accurate, my point is; even God himself or herself, (depending upon your belief system) recognized the importance of  spiritual refreshment […]