Common thinking in today's world is that success must be immediate or it isn't worth the effort.
However, the most satisfying and sustainable successes come from being consistent and understanding it doesn't happen overnight.
Never settle for the "quick fix"!
Eating chocolate has been associated with pleasure and guilt. But there is a way to enjoy chocolate without the guilt. In fact, as Colin Champ, a physician dedicated to cancer prevention, writes that when eating chocolate, it promotes our body “to increase antioxidant production and reduce our risk of cancer, while leaving them more sensitive to insulin (and us with a lower blood sugar). They can also improve our blood vessel and heart function, and, much like when we eat bitter and cruciferous vegetables, stimulate our detoxification mechanisms to rid the body of dangerous chemicals.”
That’s great, but there are loads of different chocolate...Are they all the same? Well no. Many companies have often replaced the healthier ingredients with sugar to sweeten the flavor and lower the cost. But there are these key factors that you should include as a healthy way to choose the right chocolate and both enjoy and get the health benefit...
It's Love of Self and Neighbor Month! To treat yourself right, follow these tips to satisfy your Chocolate indulgence. Choose chocolate that Maximizes Real Cocoa content and has High Fat/low sugar. In moderation, the right Chocolate can produce healthy antioxidants and more!
Too often we find ourselves looking for validation or happiness from people and objects around us.
However, it is most important that we believe in ourselves first and foremost! In whatever way works best for you, take time to build confidence in yourself.
You won't regret it!
Happy Valentine's Day!
Our challenge to you this Valentine's Day, and every day going forward, is to take a step back and not only appreciate your loved ones, but to appreciate yourself as well!
Self-care is important but often forgotten, so make it a priority this week!
It's easy to get distracted by what is going on around us and feel overwhelmed. Each day we're gifted an opportunity to become a better version of ourselves than we were the day before, so let's take time to slow down and be mindful of what we're doing to help our future selves!
To kick off our Love of Self and Neighbor month, we wanted to highlight one way we are helping make our Community Stronger.
We wanted to highlight a special person we have been sponsoring, Suzy Stock. Since we started sponsoring Suzy, she has made amazing progress on her range of motion, and recently hit Personal Records for leg and upper body strength.
In 2021, her group home closed due to staffing, and thanks to help from family and friends, is back on her feet again and has a goal of learning new voice software to help her communicate.
Her advice when dealing with life's challenges, Suzy says to "Never give up, otherwise you will lose all your
The Grand Opening Open House was a success! We thank all of you who could be in attendance.
We thank each of our clients and supporters who have helped make this possible. It was also awesome to see all the Small Businesses out to support us.
We at Northstar believe not only provide the ONLY way to roll back the clock to become younger and healthier, but we also believe in making our communities stronger.
We're already a month into 2022!
Here at Northstar, we want to use February as an opportunity to focus on mental health.
Be sure to stay mindful and take care of your own mental health, and be on the lookout for some upcoming posts on different aspects of mental wellbeing!