Tag Archives: Health

E-Cigarettes and Teens: The harmful effects of vaping

Good News! Cigarette smoking among teens has been steadily decreasing over the past 5 years.  The bad news is, e-cigarette use in the meantime has tripled; 4.5% to 13.4% among teens (National Youth Tobacco Survey, sponsored by the FDA and … Continue reading

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Don We Now our Fitness Technology Apparel!

The last time I donned wearable technology was a Casio calculator watch in 1982. Now with the new technology, I can go from converting metrics to collecting my own personal biometrics. What Is It About Wearable Technology That Excites People? … Continue reading

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Which Is Better- The Short or Long Workout Session?

I just got done with my “CrossFit”-type workout session. I know what CrossFit means now. My burning thighs and calves are pretty ‘cross’ and my aching biceps and shoulders are throwing a ‘fit’. Wow that was fun, exhausting and exhilarating … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolution! Be as fit as you can be at the weight you are at.

New Year’s resolution!  ‘Be as fit as you can be at the weight you are at’- because there is such a thing as a healthy overweight person.   Thought this before?  I wish I were the weight when I was … Continue reading

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Pass the Salt and Your Thoughts on Happiness, Please

Tonight for dinner I am serving spaghetti, broccoli, and the topic ‘forgiveness.’  Sunday dinnertime has been coined at my house as “Self-Actualizing Sunday.”  What is “Self- Actualizing Sunday” you might ask? Well it is inspired by the psychological theory of Self- Actualization, made famous … Continue reading

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A Day At the Park Leads to Smarter Kids

Does this sound familiar? I walk into my kitchen and there sits three  kids with eyes fixated on their Kindle Fire,  I Pad and Nintendo DS. There is a dust  silhouette of each child’s body because they have  not moved … Continue reading

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