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October To Do


Final Words on Healthy Aging

 10 ways to slow ageing naturally according to Paleo Hacks . Mostly common sense but we all need a reminder now and then.

Week 4 Sewing

 I messed up the next few steps so it doesn't look the way it should. The Next step is to make the frame around the basic block. Below is what it is supposed to look like.  Rather than walk you through the rest I'm going to send you to the pattern so you can follow instructions better than I did. The base is not the most important part of this block for me what comes next is. The next step for me is to add snowflake embroidery and beads to truly convey what January means to me but that is a topic for another day. I hope you enjoyed this little exercise I know for all the frustration I did.

Week 4 Better Breakfast

  Healthline says these 12 foods are powerhouse breakfasts. Mix & match for delicious and filling meals. You know what the best part of them is? Most of them require little or no fancy prep. Cottage cheese is high in protein, which promotes feelings of fullness and increases your metabolic rate. Flaxseeds are high in viscous fibre, which helps you feel full. They may also improve insulin sensitivity and reduce blood sugar levels. Fruit is a good source of vitamins, potassium and fibre. It also contains antioxidants that can help reduce disease risk. A protein shake or smoothie is a great high-protein breakfast choice that promotes fullness and helps stabilize blood sugar levels. Green tea has many health benefits. It contains an antioxidant called EGCG, which benefits your brain and nervous system. Nuts are a filling, nutrient-dense food that may help reduce heart disease risk and improve blood sugar control. Berries are high in fibre and low in calories. They’re also rich in anti

Self Care Awareness

  WHAT IS SELF-CARE? Self-Care is much bigger than we think. To describe Self-Care in a single sentence –  Self-Care is really just about becoming an advocate for yourself. Here are a few things that Self-Care encompasses. •  Self-Care  is about  paying attention  to you, your body and your emotions. •  Self-Care  is about  checking in  with yourself in each moment •  Self-Care  is setting  healthy  boundaries •  Self-Care  is learning and practicing  clear and direct communication •  Self-Care  is about learning to  appreciate  and  love yourself •  Self-Care is about living your life with joy… guilt free! I am aware that this isn't easy ... it requires that we be a bit selfish, something a lot of people have trouble with especially women. Even in the newest generation, I've seen a trend towards care-taking ... of everyone else. Though less often than in my generation so I guess that is a good thing. Next month I'm going to be working on some self-revelation stuff and fi

Cholesterol Week 4

  So much power in such a small thing! Imagine a bowl of Oatmeal in the morning can do more for you than any other breakfast food you can think of and it is easy as oatmeal, hot water, stir, enjoy. You can dress it up of course with some of those superfoods to make it even more powerful! Enjoy a bowl of oatmeal any time!

Yoga & Self Care week 4

 Smoothies are by far the easiest way to take your fruits and vegetables but did you know that certain combinations are also good for certain health issues. Take a look at this chart: And some quick healthy dinner options: