Emotional and psychological stress are virtually unavoidable in today’s fast-paced, on-demand culture. Everywhere we turn we’re bombarded with negative news headlines. Our cities are becoming more crowded. Rush hour traffic is now just about every hour. We live in an instant gratification society and the demands to keep up are relentless. Ugh! That doesn’t mean it has… Continue reading 5 Positive Ways to Respond to Stress
Here’s a recipe that will nourish rather than deplete your body and feed your soul & taste buds some tasty, crunchy slaw! As you may or may not know, I’m a pretty steadfast from-scratch kind of cook/baker. However we all have our favorite quick go-tos to help us whip up something delicious and nutritious in a… Continue reading Mercy Me Asian Salad
One day at lunchtime, about a month ago, I was sitting down to dig in when my kids stopped me and said, “Mom! That wrap is beautiful! You should take a picture and put it on Facebook!”. At the time, I hadn’t really given much thought to my quick-lunch-from-whatever-was-in-the-fridge. But they were right, it was… Continue reading Lunchbox Veggie Wraps
Hey everyone! The weather here is too gorgeous to be inside typing a blog post on the computer. Besides, I wanted to share some of this California sunshine with you! So here’s the latest video posted to the Melissa Trinidad YouTube channel. I hope you enjoy it and it helps you find a little of your own… Continue reading Good day Sunshine! Get out there! If you’re stuck in the cold and snow, then let’s bring that sunshine to you!
“The happiest people in the world aren’t the ones who have the most. They’re the ones who make the most of what they have.” It’s all about gratitude, baby! Shifting our thinking from “I still don’t have….(fill in the blank)” to “Wow! Look at how much I have! I am so lucky!” will absolutely shift… Continue reading This little habit is guaranteed to make you happier in minutes!
I have something super exciting to share with you. I just posted the very first video for melissatrinidad.com on YouTube!!! Click here to watch. I am so excited that it is up and can’t wait for you to see it! We all need to identify our passions and live them if we truly want to live happy,… Continue reading Let’s geek out and find your passion!!
Do you have a sweet tooth? You are far from alone. Many of us do. Sugary treats are sweet and delicious. But beware! Anything more than the rare treat can wreak havoc on our bodies. Sugar lowers our pH levels making our bodies an ideal environment for cancer proliferation and disease. It rots our teeth,… Continue reading Craving Sweetness in Your Life? Reach for the Sweeter Things, and I Don’t Mean the Cookies.