Emotional Benefits of Aromatherapy

Now that the holidays are over, the new year is here to bring new situations and new emotions. No matter who you are, you have emotions— the good, the bad, and the ugly. Emotions are a part of our everyday world and living with them can sometimes be harder than it should be. By learning…

Staying Positive Through Life’s Challenges

We’ve all been there. Whether we hit a week at work that completely stressed us out, or we stretched ourselves thin and committed to an overwhelming amount of activities, or maybe it’s possible that life simply didn’t go our way this time around. Do these scenarios sound familiar? I know a few of them do…

Clear Your Space and Mind This Holiday Season

With Christmas around the corner, life can be a bit hectic. There are presents to wrap (and unwrap), recipes to be made, and people to see. Holidays are some of the busiest, most stressful times of the year. Many people don’t realize that stress can wear you down and cause your immune system to weaken.…

Preparing for a New Life: Prenatal Health

Congratulations to all expecting mothers out there! You are growing a new life inside of you and you must be wondering where to go from here for the best prenatal health. What should you eat? What should you do for exercise? And most importantly, what can you do to prepare a healthy environment for your…

The Importance of Rest Days

You would not believe how tired I am today. I am so thankful that I took a rest day and did not workout. As much as it mentally pains me to take a day off, I know that my body needed it badly. Yesterday I started weight lifting at a higher weight at increased reps.…

6 Ways to Restart After Being Sick

This past week I came down with the flu. It was not fun to say the least. I had a fever, chills, aches and pains, headaches, and a sore throat; even a stuffy nose. Gross. Let’s just say I was absolutely miserable. When I am sick, all I want to eat are comfort foods, and…

Building a Beautiful & Fit Soul

For years I struggled with being happy with who I was, and it wasn’t until recently that I started going after the things that would help build a beautiful, fit soul. If you want to find happiness, know it’s not impossible to do, it just may take some time and effort. For me, a beautiful and…

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Hello lovely! Welcome to Mary LaRochelle online! My mission is to be a positive influence for YOU so you can grow in your health mentally, physically, and spiritually. Whether you are looking to lose weight, eat better, think clearly, grow in your faith, or simply live a healthier lifestyle- I am here for you!