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My Happy Immune System

Lack of exercise, being overweight, eating foods high in sugar and fat, experiencing constant stress, and being socially isolated are things that make your immune system sad. (5 Immune System Busters, www.MD.com 2013).  A sad immune system increases your risk of infections, colds, and being tired.   My work schedule for a few months has increased considerably […]

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ActNOW: Sacramento

I believe there must be a sense of urgency to support family and friends to help be mindful of their health.  Listen to your body it’s tells us all what is happening.  Just recently, I restarted my journey to modify my life.  By increasing more of the healthy stuff and ways  will keep my body organs […]

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How do you relax?

This past weekend I took a moment out of my day to spend some time alone to reflect. For me reflecting is relaxing. I get a chance to be selfish with my time and allow my thoughts to drift. In the last few days, I felt a sense of awe!  Several things occurred during the last […]

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It is all about U!

It may not be what you think!  It’s not about being selfish, stingy or self-centered. It’s about taking care of yourself by being mindful of how you treat yourself. What you eat, how you deal with stress, what you think about yourself. It is all about you. It has taken me, many years to find […]

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ActNOW: Fullerton Saturday, February 16, 2013

We are making great strides! There are 125 people who registered to attend the upcoming conference to discuss the health issues in the African American communities.  There is a statewide initiative to bring this issue to the forefront to encourage individuals and families to know their risks.  To promote early detection and reduce the mortality […]

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Don’t Forget!

Take a moment soon and get all of your annual preventative check ups.  If you are 40 and over men you will need to make sure you get a PSA for prostate health; women your annual mammogram and don’t forget to monthly check your breast for any changes.  If you have not had a full […]

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Daily Choices

I don’t believe 20 or even 10 years ago I would think of looking forward to taking time to relax throughout the day.  I take moments throughout the day to stretch my legs, arms and my neck. Daily keyboarding  adds tension and stress to those areas.  Have you thought about the stress in your body? Where you […]

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Breast Cancer Champion

The G.R.E.E.N. executive director is one of 14 individuals in the United States to receive the “Breast Cancer Champion Award” from the American Cancer Society and Yoplait! American Cancer Society is teaming up with Yoplait to launch an initiative to celebrate and empower a select group of breast cancer champions to take their outstanding everyday […]

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2013 is here now what?

I have taken time to reflect on what worked and what I believed didn’t work in 2012 to try to do things a little different in 2013. I don’t know all of the answers however, I am determined to make the necessary changes to become healthier by making the right nutritional choices, exercise more and […]

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Staying Healthy is a Daily Choice!

It’s been quite sometime that I posted and I promise I will do better in 2013.  I want to hear more from you on how you are making a choice every day in staying healthy. For me I have limited my sugar intake  in my coffee, reduced amount of sweets that I eat daily instead […]

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