back: Sarah B, Cat, Jill, Dawn Marie, Sue; middle: Christine, Lupe, Lisa, Pamela, Sarah J; front: Cindy

Inspiring thoughts, ideas and information provided by women business owners.

The purpose of Keystone Women's Circle is to unite, support and promote women business owners. A keystone is the stone in an arch that binds all others in place. In a circle of stones, every stone is a keystone. We believe that together we can create a foundation, not of brick and mortar, but of relationships and mutual support, enabling all of us to prosper.

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Sleep, stress and depression affect weight loss

One study publish in the international journal of obesity studied the affects of sleep, stress and depression on weight loss.  It found that those who had between 6-8 hours of sleep a night, managed their stress levels and depression, lost more weight than their counterparts.  Stress and depression contributes to emotional eating and sleep affects many things including hormon levels.  So if your having a hard time losing weight; take a closer look at how much sleep your getting and your stress levels or the possibility of depression.  To read the full article go to:

Sarah Bran de León

Saturday, March 26, 2011

The Note Project

We aim to inspire 1 million people to write a note to someone special in their lives. Become part of the biggest movement of 2011. Please join me by participating in this wonderful positive energy project!

Cat Isles

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Low carbohydrate diets

There are many different diets out there.  Some are better than others.  It's always best to be educated about the good and the bad of any diet than you may be on.  Here is an article about the Atkins diet and the science behind the low carbohydrate diets out there.  The benefits and some down side.

Have a great day and stay warm!

Sarah Bran de Leon