Leticia Parra

Dietary Supplements: Are They Helpful or Harmful?

  Most experts agree that taking a daily multivitamin to augment your daily intake of nutrients is helpful, safe and not harmful to your health.  A balanced nutritious diet that limits excess calories, saturated fat, trans fat, sodium and dietary cholesterol, is always the best solution for a healthy body. Who Needs Dietary Supplementation There are some instances when dietary supplementation is needed to correct deficiencies of particular vitamins or… Read More »Dietary Supplements: Are They Helpful or Harmful?

#HealthTipThursday: The Benefits Of Reconnecting With Nature

  “There I feel that nothing can befall me in life—no disgrace, no calamity (leaving me my eyes), which nature cannot repair.”  – Ralph Waldo Emerson Nature has a positive impact on our brains, bodies, feelings, thought processes, and social interactions.  Over 100 studies have shown this to be true.  The positive impact of nature helps us to nurture openness, creativity, connection, generosity and resilience.  This is true whether we… Read More »#HealthTipThursday: The Benefits Of Reconnecting With Nature

#TuesdayThoughts: Is God Partial To Any One Person?

What we need to be mindful of is that “God is no respecter of persons” (Acts 10:38), which basically means God is not partial to any one person or another. It may appear that some people are simply lucky, that they live lives that are golden and everything they touch prospers; while on the surface, this may appear to be true, in reality, God loves all of His children. God… Read More »#TuesdayThoughts: Is God Partial To Any One Person?

#FitnessFriday: Overindulging During the Holidays?

Some of us are passionate about food.  This is what got us in the unfortunate state that 68% of Americans (73% of men and 64% of women) are overweight. I can honestly tell you that through years of trial and error, I have learned that it is okay to indulge in your favorite foods and desserts.  Note that I say indulge, not overindulge. I am thrilled that I have found… Read More »#FitnessFriday: Overindulging During the Holidays?

#InspirationalWednesday: Nurture Your Relationship With Christ

A coach shared with me her experience on how the (spiritual) vision board process has helped her to know and establish a personal relationship with Jesus. I believe that so many of you can make a similar connection. I believe, that there are so many people in the world today who are searching for more out of life. Searching for a connection to something or someone that is bigger and… Read More »#InspirationalWednesday: Nurture Your Relationship With Christ