Middle-Age Memoirs : Welcome to my new monthly journal!

Tune in the first Wednesday each month for my monthly journal, the Middle-Age Memoirs – the ramblings of a middle-age wellness enthusiast. Read More

15 Pioneer Recipes That Survived The Oregon Trail

Just think about riding in a covered wagon across the United States. Weeks upon weeks of travel in all sorts of terrain and weather conditions. The early settlers were a hardy and brave group of people.  One route traveled was the Oregon Trail. This was a 2,170 mile wheeled wagon route which connected the Missouri… Read More

On Eagle’s Wings….

Things are quickly coming to a close for me at Hawthorn University. I recently finished my final course. Now, as I approach my final exam and ultimately begin writing my thesis, I decided to take a break from my usual daily and weekly posts. I’d like to honor this point in my life with some… Read More

The Wellness Mindset ~ Intellectual Wellness: Your Brain on Music

(Scroll to the bottom for today’s video) Over the past few of weeks, we’ve been discussing the 6 dimensions of wellness. Last week, we discussed environmental wellness. All of this week’s videos will focus on how to improve your intellectual wellness. What is Intellectual wellness? Maintain your mind through learning, problem solving and daily decisions;… Read More

Fit by 50 – Week 20: New territory & the cyclical ketogenic diet

Can a middle age, overweight blogger lose 50 pounds in 50 weeks, by her 50th birthday? Tune in each week to find out… Read More

The Wellness Mindset ~ Intellectual Wellness: How to read one book a week

(Scroll to the bottom for today’s video) Over the past few of weeks, we’ve been discussing the 6 dimensions of wellness. Last week, we discussed environmental wellness. All of this week’s videos will focus on how to improve your intellectual wellness. What is Intellectual wellness? Maintain your mind through learning, problem solving and daily decisions;… Read More