5 Ways to Help Your Body Deal with Stress

Last week we talked about positive ways you can deal with stressful situations.  Today let’s get into how we can help our bodies respond more effectively to stress.  Remember, our bodies respond with the “Fight or Flight” response to all stressors, whether they are real or imagined, physical or psychological.  So let’s get to it!… Continue reading 5 Ways to Help Your Body Deal with Stress

5 Positive Ways to Respond to Stress

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

Mercy Me Asian Salad

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

Good day Sunshine! Get out there! If you’re stuck in the cold and snow, then let’s bring that sunshine to you!

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!

This little habit is guaranteed to make you happier in minutes!

“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!

Craving Sweetness in Your Life? Reach for the Sweeter Things, and I Don’t Mean the Cookies.

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.