Month: August 2021

Sleep Quality Overnight is More Important than Daytime Napping

Recently, I’ve been paying close attention to my sleep quality overnight. My Fitbit gives me a report on the rest I’ve had each night, and I’ve been trying to take steps to improve my score.  Among those improvements has been the belief that if I have the occasional rough night, I can always make up for it with a nap during the daytime. I’m retired, after all.

It’s Time We All Stop Believing These Weight Loss Myths

Weight loss myths frustrate me.  After having spent the better part of early this year focusing on returning my BMI to where it should be after gaining during the pandemic, I am still very aware of what people are recommending for the purpose of sliming down. I continue to focus on maintaining my goal, and it can be a struggle not to deviate from that plan when I’m regularly bombarded with new tips, tricks and products…so man of which are not based on reality.

What is Kombucha: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly

What is kombucha? It’s a question I’ve been asked by half a dozen people so far, and I expect the questions to keep coming! I’m certainly not an expert on the matter, but I’ve come to genuinely enjoy this drink, so I’m asked about it quite frequently when I order it at a café or restaurant, or when I offer it to visiting friends and family.