The Essential Guide to Metabolism Support

Every week it seems that a new ‘metabolism boosting’ ad that is too-good-to-be-true pops up on social media. This topic is more confusing than ever, and women are posting questions about it all the time. For example, this question has been coming up repeatedly:  “What is your favorite product for energy and metabolism support? Hold on to your food scale. …

What You need Now, to Have the Best Health Later

This may surprise you. Skipping date night to stick to your diet can be a bad investment in your health. An eight-decade and study at Harvard* has shown that meaningful relationships are a vital ingredient for better emotional, mental, and physical health.” Specifically, the findings suggest that people who in engage in meaningful relationships live a longer and more healthy life …

6 Smart Strategies for Moms to Make Fitness Fit

It’s no secret Moms and women everywhere struggle with balancing time to juggle family responsibilities. Loving on your kids, feeding them, nurturing your marriage and excelling at a career, all leave little time to be consistent with self care and fitness.   The only way to do it is to stop trying to be Wonder Women. Wonder Woman is a …

A 2 minute habit that gives 5 massive health and wellness benefits

I started my first diet 44 years ago, and for decades I searched for the golden diet plan. The problem with following someone else’s diet, is that we become stupid. We forget how to trust ourselves.  A few years ago, I took on a radically different approach. I yearned to be self reliant in my pursuit of eating well. Following …

A Real Mom’s Guide to Body Transformation

What Can you learn from a Mom who lost #120 pounds…and has kept it off for several years? Last week we talked about family meal strategies for busy times. This week we’re going to take a look at a real mom who has lost the pounds and kept them off. It has been an amazing privilege to witness the life transformation …

Family Meal Strategies for Busy Times

May is Mothers month. Ironically, this time of year is extra busy for families with kids. Many families are saddled with extra busy schedules involving in sports, other extracurricular activities like prepping for year end exams. Moms (and Dads) can be pulled in multiple directions at once. When extra tasks get added to life, something else must be taken out …

5 Tips to Have a Mindful Morning

Have you ever reflected on your day and remarked on how busy you were, but you had nothing to show for it?  It can be frustrating, to be busy and not ever finish a needed task. When I began writing blogs, this became more common than I care to admit. Drawing on my days of motherhood with juggling carpool, checking …

4 Smart Strategies to Fire Up Your Motivation

How do we deal with motivational low points? To experience times of high and low motivation is to be human. At times we are laser focused. This is especially true during the ‘honeymoon phase’ of any new goal or plan. Eventually, there comes a time for all of us when the desired behaviors become a grind, and it is more appealing to slip into …

What No One Tells You…About Weight Loss

#117  It was a random number and a fantasy that this was my ideal weight. At times this has been my weight, for long periods even. But the mental energy required to maintain this always gave out eventually to hunger and an insatiable appetite. It took me a long time to come to terms with the fact that a number is not a goal.   Here is what’s really important (that …