De Las Mías Tools for Healthy Living – ¡Actívate, Ya!

Can we talk about physical activity? Did you know that over half of Latinas in the United States are not physically active? “Latinas are the largest, fastest growing female ethnic minority in the USA and also report the lowest level of physical activity.”(1) “It is estimated that the number of deaths due to physical inactivity…… Continue reading De Las Mías Tools for Healthy Living – ¡Actívate, Ya!

Las Madrinas & Your Inner Madrina

Respectful, Role Model, Mentor, Loving Friend, Confidante, Amorosa, Responsible, Sabia, Second Mother, Supportive, Atenta, Loves-You-No-Matter- What, Good Listener, Patient, Cariñosa, Loving. These are some of the words that the women in our groups in Albuquerque came up with when I said, “Tell me what you think of when I say, Madrina.” Most Latinas Get a…… Continue reading Las Madrinas & Your Inner Madrina

Healthy Habits & Self-Monitoring: A Powerful Tool for Change

  Whether you’re trying to get to a healthier weight or just eat healthier, one of the most powerful tools you can use is self-monitoring. Self-monitoring is simply paying attention to what you’re doing and keeping track of it. You can use self-monitoring to improve your eating habits, track your physical activity, become more aware…… Continue reading Healthy Habits & Self-Monitoring: A Powerful Tool for Change