Spring Inspiration for Body, Soul, and Spirit – #VZWBuzz

I’ve noticed my inspiration and motivation often ebbs and flows with the seasons. Each season has it’s focus for me. Summer means Maui and holiday time means family. The spring season makes me think of renewal and hope. Many of us felt this way at the beginning of the year, too. But who even remembers […]

Why Nature is My Favorite Workout Buddy. #VZWBuzz

Sometimes people are great. The Viking is one of my favorite people (along with my two kids), and one of my favorite things to do is raid the gym with him. But to some people, the best workout partner you can ask for isn’t anything with lungs. Exercising outside can completely change an otherwise dull […]

Open Heart, Please Meet Opportunity

Recently, someone in our neighborhood passed away. I don’t know the actual circumstances, but not long ago I had noticed them doing yard work and had always admired the work and love they put into their home. Our neighborhood is somewhat rural, so you don’t see each other, driveway next to driveway, but you’re aware […]

Salad for Breakfast? Rethinking Why We Eat, What We Eat, and When We Eat It

Early this morning, while standing in front of my open fridge, I decided I’d have a salad with tuna. Yes, I did say this morning. Stop the presses. Joyce just had tuna for BREAKFAST. I mean that’s weird, right? I felt like I broke some sort of unspoken rule. I’ve been around the health, fitness, and sports industries for a […]

Meditate, Release, Repeat – #MyYoga

As the days pass, I find myself reflecting on the value of time. In the past, I was always hurrying things up — bored and impatient. But as I reflect on my own personal hourglass, I’m conscious of the fact I have more sand in the bottom, and less left on top. I’m far from […]

Healthy Living: Take the Road Already Traveled

Action expresses priorities. ~ Mahatma Gandhi Lately, I’ve been thinking about this quote a lot. It seems simple enough, right? You just do what you’ve set as a priority. Oh, if it were only that easy. This quote is a great reminder, but also overly simplistic. It’s like saying “Just pay your bills,” or “Just […]