Let me walk with you.

Do you start your day with a smile? Do you appreciate what the universe has to offer you? We all can experience love and joy every day. But sometimes we need to get a few things out of theway first. Physical issues can be a big distraction. So are confusing thoughts about how to make […]






The Sticky on Gluten and a Diabetic Rant

Gluten-free is a mighty popular term these days. I’m sure you’ve seen it on menus and at the grocery. Gluten is a protein composite found in foods made from wheat and other grains such as rye and barley. Gluten, meaning “glue,” gives elasticity to dough, giving the final product a chewy texture. It is somewhat […]






Being Mindful of Mindfulness

Lately, the word “mindfulness” is tossed around as frequently as a beach ball at a rock concert (at least the rock concerts of the 80’s. I’m not sure if they still do that. . .).  With all this common usage of mindfulness, are we practicing it more, or has it simply become a buzzword? I […]






Nice booty!

We all know that exercise is an essential ingredient in both physical and mental health. So why is it always the first thing we drop when life gets busy? Exercise needs to be scheduled into our days and weeks. It needs to be as important as grocery shopping, as critical as meeting with your tax […]






Eating Well

To eat well means to eat foods that will nourish your body, mind, and spirit.  Watch for upcoming awesomeness in the areas of meal planning, grocery shopping, eating out, recipes, and gluten-free living! The Exuberant Lives eating well philosophy is to eat foods that are fresh, whole, unprocessed, organic (where possible), and low-glycemic. Foods with […]