Lots of Layers – Icebergs (or how to reduce stress in relationships)

Chronic stress is one of the most significant, and most common contributors to poor health and emotional suffering. While people need relationships, sometimes relationships can be the source of that chronic stress. We can’t always entirely remove ourselves from the relationship stressors, so the next best thing is learning to deal with those relationships so they no longer become a stress to us. My home away from home is in Newfoundland, Canada and much of what has become LOL Living was inspired there. The landscape is rugged and beautiful and…

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Love of Letters – N

How can letters help your health? You would be surprised! Think about all of symbols and abbreviations in your life. Sometimes seeing them brings more feelings and emotions than a page of words. Why do you think emojis are so popular? One little face puts an entire emotional spin on your word(s). So how does “N” change your life? It is the key to tearing down bad habits (or building good habits!). One of my goals this year was to complete my Level 2 Certification with Precision Nutrition. This is…

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Loss of Lard – Meal Planning

A failure to plan is a plan to fail. Weight loss has become an obsession – not just in the U.S., but all over the world. LOL Living would just not be complete if I did not include healthy body composition as a part of a full and joyful lifestyle. But notice that I did not say weight loss. I said healthy body composition. If you lead with health, all the rest will follow. You will also notice that I said lard and not fat…that was by design. By my…

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Today is the first day of the rest of your life… LOL?

How many times have you heard someone make that statement, but have you really ever focused on what it means?   Does it really make you want to laugh out loud?   We all have a finite amount of time on this earth and we have already started using it.   Starting today, you only have so much time left.  Are you really using that time the way that you want to?   If not, why not? I have always had a passion for life and I try to fill it with…

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