Each time a woman stands up for herself, without knowing it possibly, without claiming it, she stands up for all women. – Maya Angelou In these changing times, it’s good to remember the long view. Making history isn’t easy, but be assured: Women are making history. Kamala Harris became California’s first female Attorney General. Catherine Cortez Masto became the first Latina … [Read more...] about You Are More Powerful Than You Think
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Motivating yourself to exercise can be so darn hard sometimes! There are a million things you want to have on your priority list, and you can’t find time to fit them all in. Why make exercise a priority when you would rather spend your time doing something else? In my own life, exercise balances me out physically, emotionally, and spiritually. When I make time for exercise I … [Read more...] about Motivation to Exercise
According to Working Mother’s Top Ten Moms of 2011, Michelle Obama ranks as one of the ten most powerful moms in the world. As much as I respect Working Mother magazine, and delight in Michelle Obama (along with most of the world), I beg to differ. Michelle Obama IS popular, with approval ratings close to seventy percent. But popular flies a different flag than … [Read more...] about Michelle Obama: Powerful or Just Popular?
Lean, powerful legs give you a solid base for all your daily activities. Getting your legs in shape gives you even more reason to put on your favorite skirt or shorts. Fancy weight machines allow for leg workouts, but there are many options to do at home without any special equipment. Heel Raises The heel raise is a basic move that helps tone your calf muscles. The calf muscles … [Read more...] about Leg Exercises for Women at Home
Your baby is finally here. Life couldn't be better--except for that last 10 to 20 lbs. you want to lose. After taking care of the baby all day, you may feel like there is no energy left to work on getting your pre-pregnancy shape back. Setting daily goals and sticking to them will help you achieve your goal. Considerations The desire to lose weight after having a baby can … [Read more...] about Post-Pregnancy Diet and Exercise