Stress, and How It Can Affect Your Health and Weight

  Stress and How it Can Affect Your Health and Weight Stress can affect your health and your weight. To understand more, let’s review a simple definition. Stress is your body’s reaction to change. All change is stressful. Any kind of change that causes your body or mind to react is stress. All of us…… Continue reading Stress, and How It Can Affect Your Health and Weight

Standing Up and Speaking Out: Calladitas No More

Standing Up and Speaking Out – Calladitas No More Two years ago, my sister Lori and I attended the #WeAllGrow Summit in Long Beach, California. The first thing we saw when we approached the conference center were banners emblazoned all over the space with – “Calladitas No More.” That sentiment stands up against the old…… Continue reading Standing Up and Speaking Out: Calladitas No More

Finding a Positive Path to Wellness with the Right Community

  When Yesi heard there was a new health and fitness community, she immediately wanted to discover how De Las Mias could help her achieve a more balanced life. She was even more excited to find a wellness community for Latinas, by Latinas. Yesi began to imagine a support system that would show her how…… Continue reading Finding a Positive Path to Wellness with the Right Community

Sticking with Your New Routine

  Making healthy choices is empowering. Turning those choices into lifestyle changes is even better. But it takes work! Here are some ways to stick with your routine, push through challenges, and turn healthy choices into healthy habits. Have you started eating healthier, or exercising regularly with your comadres? Great work! Getting started is the…… Continue reading Sticking with Your New Routine

With a Little Help from Our Comadres: Part Three

As Latinas, warmth comes naturally to us—and being a supportive friend is important. With help from our comadres we can achieve a healthy, content and successful life. How to Be More Helpful to Your Comadres Dr. James Prochaska, a well-respected researcher on making healthy lifestyle changes, offers the following advice to those looking to be…… Continue reading With a Little Help from Our Comadres: Part Three