We are all looking for the “MAGIC GENIE,” the “quick fix” to get fit, healthy, energized, and happy. Sadly, there’s no rapid recovery for a lifetime of choices. Yet, we all want weight loss…YESTERDAY!…And as a 50 year old Mom, I totally get it! For most, weight loss cannot come off fast enough! And your … Read More
BREAK THE DIET MENTALITY
Have you ever had a bad eating habit that was so hard to break that it became a part of your identity? Many bad habits are actually rooted in a dieting mentality that ultimately sabotage progress towards building a healthy lifestyle built upon self-trust. I can still remember trying to break my perpetual habit of … Read More
5 STEPS TO INDULGE WITH “MODERATION”
“Everything in moderation!” …you’ve heard it before! Now it’s time to drop that phrase, because it’s truly meaningless! MODERATION IS NON-SENSICAL! I’m pretty sure the concept of moderation is rooted in our attempt to negotiate a long-time diet culture of restrictiveness, starvation, counting calories and nutrients. Diets and marketing media have long been rooted in … Read More
5 STEPS TO BUILD GOOD HABITS!
More than half of all Americans make a New Year’s Resolution…. Only 8% SUCCEED! HERE’S WHY… We don’t RISE to our GOALS…We FALL to our daily HABITS! Certainly sleep, stress, and life play a part in sabotaging New Year’s Resolutions, but the greatest obstacle is in not focusing on creating new habits to build … Read More
5 STEPS FOR INNER PEACE
Have you ever considered how many thoughts you have in a day? Experts don’t necessarily agree on the exact number….How could they really access this information anyway?!?! But your daily thoughts are said to range around 50,000 to 80,000! Seriously! That’s HUGE! When you break down the math for 16 waking hours, that’s 3,125 to … Read More
THANKSGIVING HACKS TO STAY HEALTHY!
Inflammation and gut health are the latest buzz words in the health field. But, do you really know what it means and how it affects your personal health? With inflammation driving the top 15 diseases, and with the season of holiday and inflammatory eating in full swing, you should have a solid plan to fight … Read More
CHOCOLATE NUT BUTTER BANANA SHAKE WITH HIDDEN HEALTH BENEFITS!
There are a few foods that make me extraordinarily happy: chocolate, bananas, and peanut butter. Each are magnificent independently and superb when combined. As a child, I can remember eating Jiffy peanut butter smeared on my pancakes. Better yet, throw a few chocolate chips into the batter and you have one incredible breakfast treat. Zoom … Read More
EXERCISE BEATS A SHOT!
As we head into fall season and cooler weather, your mind turns to outdoor activity, beautiful fall weather, and then your inspiration is stopped dead in its tracks by the dreaded head cold and flu that you anticipate will hinder exercise and fun. It’s a legitimate concern. According to a recent Seasonal Influenza report from the Centers … Read More
MINDFUL LIVING TO TRANSFORM YOUR HEALTH AND HAPPINESS!
MINDLESS PLEASURE SEEKING The Search for Pleasure… It’s like the Holy Grail! We have long been obsessed as a people to seek out pleasure everyday. We seek pleasure and avoid pain…always have, always will. But, the quest for pleasure has reached new levels in the last few decades as we emotionally and mindlessly indulge in … Read More
STEPS TO OVERCOME NEGATIVE SELF IMAGE
“My legs are like overstuffed sausages.” “I hate my wrinkles.” “I’ll be much happier when I lose those 12 pounds.” HERE’S THE DEAL…. With approximately 60,000 thoughts daily, and most of them cyclical and negative, it’s really no surprise that we beat ourselves up for the silliest of little things, negatively talk ourselves into a … Read More