Counting Calories – Tara Bernardin

I have always been great to excellent with exercise but after my 30’s and 3 kids, it wasn’t so easy and I couldn’t get the scale budge towards the lower numbers at all. So one day it finally hit me that I had to do something about it and get back to my exercise routines […]

Water and Scheduled Eating – Tara Bernardin

The most significant thing I changed in my fitness journey was to only drink water with the occasional soy milk for my cereal.  I really only drink water now. Truly, this was most likely the hardest thing to do. Does anybody truly like just drinking huge amounts of water? I realize I didn’t. It required […]

Start Kids Early in Exercise – Tara Bernardin

The world is an ever evolving, fast paced society and I think we need well rounded people to occupy it. To create these individuals, I think that mental health exercise and other outdoor activities play an important role because they can act as stress busters in this crazy world we live in. We are often […]

Slow Down – Tara Bernardin

Sometimes it’s hard. There has been dies when the tears flowed freely and often. There have been weeks when things seemed so terrible I felt that I couldn’t be the mother or the spouse I needed to be to my family. I would run but even my body was betraying me. After even some moderate […]

Best Memory of My Dad – Tara Bernardin

The most enduring memory I have of my father is from my wedding day. It was beautiful June day and we had an outdoor wedding.  He was getting ready to walk me down the aisle.  My father was holding my hand. I’ve always felt so safe when my dad was holding my hand, like there […]

Driving in the Rain – Tara Bernardin

A few years ago when I was on my way to a friend’s house I experienced one of the scariest moments of my life. It was late and the roads were dark and wet because of a recent downpour. I don’t like driving in the rain but have done so hundreds of times. I reached […]

Tara Bernardin – Missing My Mother Every Day

I miss my mother. I miss sharing joys and struggles. I miss hearing her voice and seeing her face when I told her about the accomplishments of my kids or myself. I miss sharing with her the little things that always add up to big things in life. Little things such as me successfully make […]

Travel Brings Me Peace -Tara Bernardin

Exhausted and hungry, my family and I went to the inn for a quick rest before supper. We felt like we’ve been walking for 2 straight weeks. My kids hit their beds and were out almost immediately I think giving them a bath also helped them get to sleep faster. That always seems to help. […]

Why Art is Important – Explained by Tara Bernardin

“Anyone can do that.” That is a saying that rubs me the wrong way when it comes to things that people accomplish with the gifts they have. I have heard that in reference to art. Art is not just painting or drawing. To me, art encompasses painting, drawing, architecture, sports, food, music, etc. Some people […]

Tara Bernardin- Focus on Nature During Exercise

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