About Mary

Mary Ricciardi is a Certified Holistic Health Coach and loves encouraging others to be WARRIOR STRONG through faith, fitness, nutrition, self-confidence and body kindness. She believes that when it comes to a wellness journey – Peace should be the ultimate goal.

Surprising Benefits of Deep Breathing

Breathing is something that we do automatically every minute of every single day. We can’t live without it. You may also notice that your breathing reflects what is going on in your life. A person who is sick may find it difficult to breathe. A person who is stressed or anxious may breathe faster and [...]

By |2020-03-23T07:35:01-08:00March 23rd, 2020|Mindset|0 Comments

Coronavirus Tips: How to Protect Yourself Without Panicking

The Internet is a wealth of useful information for many different things. Unfortunately, when it comes to medical matters, there can be people who lean toward two different extremes – neither of which are good.  On the one hand, you get people who downplay the seriousness of diseases like the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). This can [...]

By |2020-03-16T03:06:52-08:00March 16th, 2020|Mindset|0 Comments

How to Practice Mindfulness in Your Daily Life

Practicing mindfulness is beneficial for anyone. However, it is particularly crucial for those who want to improve their mood, sleep better, and ward off stress and anxiety. What is mindfulness, and what are some of the ways that you can be mindful in your daily life? Here are a few things that you need to [...]

By |2020-03-09T05:03:53-08:00March 9th, 2020|Mindset|0 Comments

Study Reveals How Elderberries Help Fight the Flu Virus

While many news authorities focus their attention on the new coronavirus and its rapid spread, the US flu season presents a current challenge. In fact, some older patients have been encouraged to wear a mask when going to the doctor for checkups so as not to catch the flu from an ill patient in the [...]

By |2020-03-05T02:56:21-08:00March 2nd, 2020|Nutrition|0 Comments

Celiac Disease & the Benefits of a Collagen Bone Broth Supplement

Celiac disease is an autoimmune condition that affects approximately one percent of people globally. Whether you are living with this serious ailment or are performing research on behalf of a loved one, you need to know everything you can about what it is and what it does to a person. Then we will address how [...]

By |2020-03-05T02:56:52-08:00February 24th, 2020|Nutrition|0 Comments

Chia Seeds Vs. Flaxseed: Which One Should You Be Using?

Today, we will make a comparison of chia seeds vs. flaxseed. These are both popular health foods. While we will be comparing and contrasting the two, know that both are healthy foods, and you may choose to add both to your diet by the end of the article. However, for our purposes, we will pit [...]

By |2020-03-05T02:57:01-08:00February 18th, 2020|Nutrition|0 Comments

Relieve Foot Pain with These Simple Exercises for Plantar Fasciitis

Your feet do a lot of work every day. From standing to walking and jumping to running, we ask our feet to absorb a great deal of impact. Plantar fasciitis is a widespread form of foot pain. What is it? How does it happen? What exercises can you do at home to help relieve the [...]

By |2020-03-05T02:57:26-08:00February 4th, 2020|Fitness|0 Comments

Myths Versus Reality When It Comes to Flu Season

Have you ever wondered which of the many things you hear people say will lead to or keep you from getting the flu will really help and which ones are old wives’ tales? We’re about to go through some of the things you may have been told your entire life so you can know which [...]

By |2020-03-05T02:57:35-08:00January 27th, 2020|Mindset|0 Comments

Vitamin C and Collagen Supplements – Should I Be Taking Them Both?

You may have noticed online that many health and supplement sites are recommending taking vitamin C along with your collagen supplement. Why is this the case? What are the benefits of vitamin C.? Can you still get the benefit of your collagen supplement if you are not taking vitamin C? Here are some of the [...]

By |2020-03-05T02:57:49-08:00January 22nd, 2020|Nutrition|0 Comments

Tips for a Healthier and Stronger Body in 2020

Can you believe it is not only the start of a new year but also a new decade? With the 2020s upon us, many people are setting new goals for the year and decade regarding building a healthier and stronger body. What can you do in 2020 to help you reach your goals? Here are [...]

By |2020-03-05T02:57:58-08:00January 13th, 2020|Fitness|0 Comments

Top 5 Healthy New Year’s Resolutions for 2020

Everyone wants to look and feel their best. Maybe you regularly set New Year’s resolutions in the 2010s with those goals in mind but failed to reach them as of yet. How can you start 2020 off the right way? Here are the top 5 healthy New Year’s resolutions for 2020 and some tips to [...]

By |2020-03-05T02:58:53-08:00January 6th, 2020|Nutrition|0 Comments