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Love is More than a Feeling; It's Fuel for Motivation!

Four ways to galvanize love to maintain healthy habits

Healthy habits can be easier when we implement the same motivation that drives us to endure the most challenging times: love. And that's because love is a transferable skill and deeply seeded motivation. Yes, love sustains us all and keeps us motivated to survive, strive and push past difficulties.

Most of us direct our focus and feelings toward someone we love: a spouse, child, sibling, parent, friend, or pet. Instead of solely...

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5 Affirmations that Inspire Me!  

"Could you do it for $ 1 million?" That's what I ask myself when things get hard or when I feel stressed, overwhelmed, and challenged. I try to give myself a "jolt" to help see the situation differently. A mental perspective shift requires firm, reassuring, and nurturing self-talk. Here are a few things I say to myself to retrieve my optimism, build perseverance, and tap into my underlying determination to keep going! 

  1. It's simple but not easy. I use this as a mantra to remind...
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Tasty Tricks: How Foods, By Design, Are Hard to Resist

Why is it so hard to take one bite and stop? It's not you. It's the food. Processed foods keep all of us eating and wanting more by design with unstoppable taste, flavor, and variety, stimulating us so we can't stop eating. 

Tasty Tricks 

Taste is the first place our brain registers stimulation and flavor. So that's why food manufacturers know to develop substances stimulating the tongue and the brain. And they constantly formulate new ways to amplify the power of what we...

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Stand Up to Improve Metabolic Health 

If Sitting is as Unhealthy as Smoking, How do we Quit?

Stand up at least once every hour, and remain standing for at least one minute. Ideally, walking or doing air squats to activate your muscles during the one minute. Because when you activate your muscles, you keep the mitochondria in the muscle cells strong, which increases your metabolism's efficiency and overall health. 

65% of Muscle is Below the Belt  

Most of the body's muscle is in the legs, thighs, glutes,...

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3 Healthy Ways to Improve Mood

During winter, when the days are shorter and there's not as much sunlight, I adjust my routines and rely on these three things to boost my mood.

Comfort Food

Yes, comfort food, by definition, makes you feel good. And eating is a normal, healthy response to relieve not only the discomfort of hunger but it can also provide relief from uncomfortable feelings of loneliness, boredom, or sadness.

A healthy approach is to plan and prepare comfort foods made with natural ingredients that provide real...

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How to Maintain New Year Motivation

The New Year will reliably spark renewed motivation to change habits and routines. Earlier this month, I published "New Year Resolutions that Work," which outlined the steps to make the change successfully. But maintaining motivation throughout the calendar year is the most difficult. So here are the newest ways to help keep your motivation to change.

Set Flexible Goals

Healthy habits and routines only survive the everyday pressure of time and unexpected interruptions of daily life when the...

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3 Healthy Cocktail Recipes

 

 

Enjoy Yourself, Don't Destroy Yourself

When it comes to alcohol, what you drink can be just as important as how much you drink because alcohol isn't the only substance that can impact your health. Drinking sugar, fructose, and alcohol distilled from fruit can all trigger fat storage, slow metabolism, and stimulate appetite, hunger, and cravings. These tips and recipes can help you avoid unnecessary substances while you enjoy a cocktail! 

Avoid Sugar 

Most drinks are made from...

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New Year Resolutions that Work!

With the New Year right around the corner, it's common to consider resolutions to help us feel optimistic about change and set our aim in a new direction.

But when we fall short or burn out, it's easy to feel frustrated and quit. I know; I've done it! These tips will help simplify the process and help you succeed with your resolutions to change!

Don't Boil the Ocean

I used to list all the new habits and changes I wanted to make to become my "perfect self" and ultimately overwhelm myself,...

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Team Up With Me!

 
If you have weight loss and wellness goals for 2023, team up with me!

As your coach, I provide valuable insights to help inform your everyday choices and help you advance more quickly and efficiently to hit your goals.

Alone, Most People Quit  

Weight loss is a long, slow journey full of distractions, disappointment, and discouragement. Alone, on your own, it's easy to take an offramp or get confused with the conflicting information and advertisements that so easily mislead you into...

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Eating More Often? You're Not Alone; Here's Why

Uncategorized Dec 02, 2022
 

Eating Food in Response to Mood is Normal

You're not alone during the winter and holiday season if you eat more often. That's because most people unknowingly eat in response to stress, loneliness, and boredom. And we also eat for celebration and connection with friends and family. That's why we all associate food with tradition and memories too.

Why Food?

Our connection to food is not only hard-wired to our survival; it's also connected to our feelings and emotions. Food is our biological...

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