Life is too short not to notice the simple things that make us happy

Have you ever made plans because you believe that the fruition of these plans will somehow bring happiness into your life? Sometimes, we get too concerned with our plans to achieve what we think is “happiness”. We forget that there are other things that can make us happy and make us feel complete. Have you…

Before you drop the ball …

In today”s world, most people use being busy as an excuse for anything and everything. Yes, I get it – we are all busy. However, people’s lives are interconnected – somehow. If I come to you for something and that something requires an action on your end – your action – affects my life –…

Do You Get Enough Exercise?

In today’s information society, you probably are well aware that exercise is the hallmark of a fit and healthy individual. Today’s sedentary lifestyles can be dangerous and even deadly, but how much exercise is enough to significantly impact your fitness and health levels? And if you are just starting out, what can you reasonably do…

5 Natural Ways To Boost Your Energy Levels

Our increasingly busy lifestyles both in and out of work are placing more demands on us than ever. All of this extra strain can really wear us out, and people are complaining of low energy levels in ever-growing numbers. If you’re one of the many people who feel affected by low energy levels, then no…

Planning Your Own Workout Program: The Basics

When it comes to getting fit or losing weight, having a long-term workout program planned out for months at a time, with goals to achieve along the way, will help you to stick with it. To come up with your program, you need to start with the basics to come up with something that suits…

Workout Tips For Beginners

So, you want to start working out, but you aren’t sure of the best plan of attack? There is nothing to be ashamed of, as there are many people who want to start paying closer attention to their fitness, but don’t know where to begin. Whether you want to lose 10 pounds or 50, there…

Dancing is way cheaper than therapy

A post shared by Marie Ynami (@marieynami) on Apr 20, 2017 at 6:56pm PDT This is a snippet from work. I have been teaching ZUMBA since 2010 at the Redlands YMCA. It has been one of my favorite jobs. Its such a joy to dance with happy people and get paid to do it.

Let’s start over

Hey. Welcome to my blog. It has been a couple years since I posted anything so I thought I’d “start over”. It doesn’t really matter how you happen to land on my blog – thanks for visiting. My name is Marie.  In this blog, I will be posting about things I like – perhaps rant…