Author: Theresa W

Ten Exercise Activities for Non-Sporty Kids

My oldest son has never been “sporty”.  He never wanted to join soccer and he couldn’t care less about football or baseball.  If it’s competitive, he’s not interested.  He has many wonderful talents and qualities, but sports is not one of them, at least yet.  (He’s in middle school)  ...

Ten Health Rules You Can Toss!

When it comes to health and diet there is so much information out there; it’s easy to get confused and hard to know what to follow.  So many “rules” exist, it’s hard to know what to believe.  Quite honestly it can change by the day!  Here are a few “rules”...

How to Get 10,000 Steps a Day

Ever since I started using my Garmin as a step counter, I’ve realized I don’t get as many steps a day as I thought I did.  10,000 steps is a good guideline to aim for each day.  If I go for a run or a long walk of 2-3 miles,...

Managing the Mental Side of a Health Journey

So you’re thinking about getting healthier, but not sure you are ready… You’ve been making healthy changes, but you still feel like you are struggling… Often times it’s the mental aspect that holds us back from reaching our full potential.  Being fit is not a destination, it’s a journey.  It’s...

10 Ways to Make a Healthy Habit Stick

It’s 3 months into the new year and many of us start with a resolution to get healthier; whether it’s to start a new workout regimen or eat better.   How’s that resolution working for you now?  Have you managed to stay on track and achieve your goal?  Or has...

Gratitude & Appreciation Hearts

We all know February 14 is Valentines Day. What if there was a way to spread out the love and appreciation all month long?  What if we could use the opportunity to teach our kids the value of kind words?  Well last year I found some card-stock paper hearts at...

New QLine Train in Detroit

Saturday friends and I were having dinner in Mid-Town at HopCat and decided to check out the new Q Line (www.qlinedetroit.com).  The Q Line is a “circulating street car” that runs along Woodward from Grand Blvd. to Congress Street.  Or, what you’d consider New Center to the heart of Down...

Three Quick At Home Winter Workouts

Winter months can be tough to fit in workouts, especially during the holidays.  You don’t need a gym membership, you don’t need a home gym and you don’t even need a video.  All you need is 10-15 minutes (or more if you have it) and some motivation! Remember, ten minutes...

Black Bean Stuffed Peppers

This recipe is a twist on the typical “stuffed peppers”.  I created it by experimenting using some of my favorite ingredients, some unique like farro; but the goal was to create a healthier version than the “typical”.  Not just healthier, but this recipe provides complete nutrition with various veggies, proteins,...

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