November 15, 2014

7 Tips for Surviving the Holidays (Without the Weight Gain)


I love the holidays… warm fires, Christmas trees and decorations, seasonal drinks and food. However, I don’t like stepping on the scale in January to find an extra ten pounds that creeped up on me over the last few months. AHHH! I have good news! Here are seven great tips to help you survive the holidays and come out on the other side feeling healthy, energetic, and motivated to start the new year off right! 1.)  Control Your Environment Set up your environment so that it works for you, not against you. In any situation, if all you have to choose from are unhealthy options, that is what you will choose. If you are sticking close to home for the holiday season, make sure that…

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June 18, 2014

Maya Angelou Quote

maya angelou quote

This quote says a lot about my walk with nutrition and health.  The more I learn, the more responsibility I have to do and share what I know.  This is also why I have chosen to teach what I know through health coaching.  So that others then have the tools to do better themselves.

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May 16, 2014

Unacceptable Levels Documentray Review

Unacceptable Levels Documentary Review

Unacceptable Levels examines the results of the chemical revolution of the 1940s through the eyes of affable filmmaker Ed Brown, a father seeking to understand the world in which he and his wife are raising their children. To create this debut documentary, one man and his camera traveled extensively to find and interview top minds in the fields of science, advocacy, and law. Weaving their testimonies into a compelling narrative, Brown presents us with the story of how the chemical revolution brought us to where we are, and of where, if we’re not vigilant, it may take us. This past weekend, I was fortunate enough to be able to attend a screening of the documentary film Unacceptable Levels.  What an eye opener!  The film explores…

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May 1, 2014

5 Mantras for Daily Self-Love

5 Mantras for Daily Self-Love

Mantras, Incantations, Affirmations … Whatever you choose to call them, they play an important part in creating a life full of health and happiness.  The more we confess positive things about ourselves, the more we begin to believe the things we are speaking.  Unfortunately, this also applies to the negative confession that so many of us have.  "My clothes never fit", "I'm too tired", "I'm always sick", "I hate what I see in the mirror".  Do these things sound familiar?  I challenge you to take one day and really pay attention to the words that you are saying about yourself.  I guarantee that the majority of us need much improvement in this area.  Let's choose to speak words of life!

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