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What Does a Culture of Health Look Like During Your Holidays?

Thanksgiving Pumpkin









What does a Culture of Health look like during the holidays at your house?

Here’s what we try to do:

  • Eat healthy, beautiful and nourishing dishes
  • Limit sweets
  • Love veggies
  • Minimize sweet drinks
  • Sleep at least 8 hours per night
  • And for me – minimize shopping (Shopping is not my first love!)
  • Keep moving these bodies

What do you do to stay healthy during the holidays at your house?

Let’s share ideas, please comment below.

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Culture of Health Dream Big

God released a Culture of Health into Aglow at our Southwest Coastal regional meeting at the National Aglow Conference on November 1, 2014. Although our region seems to be in the forefront of this move of God I truly believe that this Culture of Health is for all of Aglow. With the GameChangers and LifeChangers teaching that we are processing I believe God wants us to upgrade in all areas of our lives including keeping our physical bodies healthy.


So what does a Culture of Health look like? Let’s dream about that a bit. To me transforming our culture … Read the rest

Healthy Gifts and Stocking Stuffers

Christmas StockingsAs I was thinking about living in a Culture of Health for the holiday season, I wondered what I could do to make your life less stressful and more peaceful in this busy season.

Then up popped an idea!

What if I helped you with your shopping?  What if I found healthy stocking stuffer ideas so we can move away from overloading with sweets, especially for our little ones whose small bodies suffer more from the sugar overload?

What if you could conveniently order them online and avoid the shopping crowds?

So I set out to see what I could … Read the rest

Thanksgiving Healthy Holiday Recipes for a Culture of Health Holiday

‘Tis the season to enjoy food! Last Thanksgiving day we were going around the room sharing what we’re thankful for. Our 10-year-old granddaughter Allie said enthusiastically and emphatically, “Food”.


Yes, Allie has always loved her food and so do the rest of us.


And guess what? We can enjoy tasty, delicious, colorful food that’s very healthy too.


Most of the healthy holiday recipes that we fix for our Thanksgiving Day feast fall in the Class A eating plan of my healing and healthy cookbook, Dr. Jo’s Natural Healing Cookbook. If you’re familiar with it you will … Read the rest

Living Longer but Enjoying it Less?

Americans live longer now than they did 20 years ago. That may be good news until you find out that living those extra years comes with more disability and discomfort than ever before according to a July 2013 online article from the Journal of the American Medical Association.


Christopher J.L. Murray, M.D., D.Phil., of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, and the U.S. Burden of Disease Collaborators, studied the leading diseases, injuries, and risk factors associated with disease in the United States. Then they looked at how these disease and injury patterns changed from … Read the rest