WORD ON WELLNESS BLOG... WOW!All of my favorite tips & tricks for a healthy lifestyle.
If you have been following me for awhile, you probably know that I am a very strong believer in supplementation. The good kind, pharmaceutical grade, third party tested, FDA approved kind of supplements. There are many reasons why I think supplementation is...read more
Unless you are in the health and wellness field, chances are that you are not thinking about the color of your urine. But as a health coach, the color of someone's urine can alert me about health and dehydration issues. What you need to pay attention to is the...read more
Much has been said about the health differences between European and American diets, is it the bread? the fat? the wine? Keep reading to find out! Through my Health Coaching Certification with the Institute for Integrative Nutrition I have learned more than 100...read more
With no doubt, the quality of food we ingest is very important. The philosophy of Yoga states that “he who commences the practices of Yoga without first controlling his diet becomes a victim of many diseases”.We all know that what we eat truly matters! Food not only...read more
To say that people like coffee is an understatement. People who love their coffee LOVE their coffee. But why? Some people say that’s because of caffeine addiction, but I think it goes beyond being attached to caffeine. Drinking coffee is such an enjoyable...read more
In my family New Year's Celebration is quite the BIG deal. The first of January is not only my mother’s birthday, but it is also the time my family considers the absolute best time to write your own personal commitments for the next 12 months to come. It is a...read more
During the Holiday Season we get all kinds of presents, desirable ones such as family visits and not so desirable ones such as overwhelming stress.But what is stress? No, Really. Stress is simply the body's response to daily life changes and demands. There are two...read more
Whether you indulged a little too much over the holiday or ate something that didn't sit "right", having abdominal discomfort and bloating it's never a pleasant feeling. I am confident that a combination of gentle poses, abdominal breathing and consistency can...read more
Many of us will celebrate Thanksgiving, often with friends and family gathered around the dinner table. This year I would be spending my Thanksgiving supporting the University of California Irvine Medical Center, which immediately makes me thankful for... 1. Having...read more
Pain in the neck? These 3 yoga poses can help.Let’s face it, life is busy from left to right and top to bottom. Work, family, finances, health…Did I mention technology?? All these daily "must do's" are a pain in the neck. Literally... 3 most common causes of neck pain...read more
Hi! I’m Janise. I was born in San Diego and raised in Mexico. Turned bi-national indweller by age 19. I am an obsessive learner and compulsive reader. I love creating, producing and promoting the most effective online wellness programs and running my health conscious online business with My Designer Life community from wherever I am.
Some fun facts: I love food, craft coffee, yoga, nature, books, fresh flowers, heated blankets (what a must!) travel & pink stuff. My husband has nicknamed me “determined tiger” and Yogi believes I am the best doggie momma in the world.
My phrase for the last two months: "I am going to move to a small town and open a scone shop". Why? Because I love this vegan blueberry recipe and I want everyone to try it! My sweet-tooth is sometimes stronger than my savory-tooth. Every now and then I crave...
With no doubt, the quality of food we ingest is very important. The philosophy of Yoga states that “he who commences the practices of Yoga without first controlling his diet becomes a victim of many diseases”.We all know that what we eat truly matters! Food not only...