Mindset

How to Thrive During the Holidays

How to Thrive During the Holidays

For both good and bad, the holidays can be a very emotionally charged time of year. Between the food, the parties, and the family (or lack thereof) chances are your life has deviated from the status quo. Even if the holidays are your favorite time…

What To Do When You Feel Disconnected From Yourself

What To Do When You Feel Disconnected From Yourself

Do you ever have those days that you don’t feel connected to yourself? You just feel off. Sometimes you may know why you’re feeling this way, but other times it seems as though there isn’t an inciting incident, it just is. It’s important to note…

Simple Formula to Determine if a Diet Will Work – No Math Required

Simple Formula to Determine if a Diet Will Work – No Math Required

I’ve been a busy girl. Yes, I said girl. Despite my age firmly planting me in the “woman” category, I’m not ready to fully accept my adulthood. Not only did I just get back from my younger sister’s wedding, but I started taking a course…

How To Change Your Body: Start Here

How To Change Your Body: Start Here

Do you want to change your body, but don’t know where to start? Maybe you’ve been actively trying to change it, without much success. I know what it feels like to be unhappy with your body. Sometimes I feel like I’ve spent my entire life trying…

How Your Daily Routine Can Keep You From Your Goals

How Your Daily Routine Can Keep You From Your Goals

Could your habits be holding you back from what you want to achieve? The quick answer is YES. Let me explain… I recently got back from a long (and much needed) vacation. When I emerged from my vacation hangover, I realized that some things I had…

Post-Travel Action Plan to Get Back on Track

Post-Travel Action Plan to Get Back on Track

Traveling is an incredibly rewarding experience, but it can present significant challenges when you are trying to lose weight or stick to a health and wellness plan. It’s nearly impossible to stay on track with so many different variables out of your control – especially when…

Getting Real – Travel Challenge Check-in

Getting Real – Travel Challenge Check-in

In my last post, I told you how I stay on track when I travel, but while it’s easy to come up with a checklist of what you should do while traveling, doing it is something completely different. Any number of things can easily push…

How to Stay on Track When You Travel

How to Stay on Track When You Travel

Traveling, even for a much needed vacation, can cause a lot of anxiety. Not only are there many things about your day that are out of your hands, but it tends to wreak havoc on your health and wellness goals. Let’s face it, it can…

Are You Afraid of Fat?

Are You Afraid of Fat?

Over the past year or so, I’ve started paying less attention to the fat gram portion of the food label. So, how much weight have I gained? Not one bit. In fact, I’ve actually lost about 40 lbs. But how could this be, when it…

Welcome to Diet Confessionals!

Welcome to Diet Confessionals!

I’ve struggled with food and body image issues for as long as I can remember. By the time I was 7, the word “diet” was a common term in my vocabulary. Not that I really understood everything that came with it, I just believed I…