• Life

    How to Make Affirmations Work for You

    Affirmations are popular today. The word has gotten out about positivity and being kind to yourself.  And this is a good thing, because now, more people are aware of how they treat and talk to themselves. They know now, what a big, powerful tool it is.  Many people, however, say daily affirmations but see no change in their lives. And this is due to: not performing the affirmations correctly. Understand that your brain is like a satellite tower. It sends signals to your body and your emotions.  Whatever you are allowing in your mind, will affect your body and emotions. If you have low self esteem and are critical yourself…

  • Life

    Celebrate Being a Woman!

    Women, we have come a long way.  We used to be confined to the home and kitchen areas.  Now we work and make careers for ourselves.  Women before all of us today, have fought for us, to give us a say in society.  And I am ever so thankful to them.  Those brave women, stood firm and strong in their power.  They spoke up and acted to make a change.   Women are multifaceted, complex beings.  We are full of love, emotion, intelligence, and creativity. See, womanhood is a power that we all hold. There is nothing that we can’t do.  But many women just can’t see the power they hold…

  • Health & Fitness

    Don’t forget your Body Frame!

    I have always been heavier than other women, even if we were the same height.  And I’ve always struggled with my body perception. I have been the same height and weight ever since I was in 9th grade.  I grew fast and then stopped, later on my peers caught up to me. So I considered myself to be tall and heavy most of my childhood.  Even as an adult, I have tried to lose weight to be considered normal. According to the height and weight chart for women, I am supposed to weigh between 125 and 140 pounds.  But I have always floated around 150, even when I diet and…

  • Health & Fitness

    Benefits of weight lifting for Women

    Weight lifting used to be something I hated in high school.  I played extracurricular sports and weight lifting was mandatory.  A couple of months in the gym gave me defined arm muscles, and bigger leg muscles.  I looked at my teammates who didn’t have any muscle mass after lifting for months and thought  I want to be like that.  I learned that I build and gain muscle easily. I weighed more with my new muscle, and I didn’t like it.   I wanted to be like the thinner girls who couldn’t gain muscle. They lifted everyday, like me, but didn’t look as bulky as I did.  As much as I wanted…