Happy New Year! With much of the holiday celebration complete, I know many of you are ready to eat healthier and get stronger. You might even be planning your New Year’s resolutions. While preparing, keep these health tips in mind: Read More
Many recognize that they have negative responses to foods but have difficulty understanding why they have the reactions or identifying the specific foods that cause the reactions. In an attempt to find answers, people will seek out various tests to confirm or disconfirm their suspicions so that they can create a plan to start feeling better. Before spending a lot of time and money on testing, however, it might be helpful to understand the different types of adverse food reactions.Read More
Exercise can be a struggle for anyone, let alone when you are recovering from an injury. Exercise is no longer in your routine again. You might have done some emotional eating while recovering. And, you might feel “fluffy” from lack of exercise and extra weight gain. You might say, “I’m afraid I’ll hurt myself again.” Or, “I don’t have time to workout anymore.” or “I won’t be able to keep up with the rest of the group!” This self-talk can debilitate. One week becomes two weeks becomes 2 months becomes . . . a long time!Read More
Have you ever seen a service dog when out and about? Aren’t they cute?! They obey so well and provide such an amazing gift to their owner! Have you ever wanted to go up to the owner to pet their dog and ask the owner questions? Now that I’m on the receiving end of this, I would love to share some perspective.
Intermittent fasting is becoming a popular trend for losing weight, but it can also be dangerous to the body. Here is some very helpful information from our expert, Kari Collett, RDN, LDN, CLT.
Fasting, the exercise of going prolonged periods of time without food, has been practiced in many cultures for centuries as a way to restore clear thinking and optimal body function, as well as connect with one’s spirituality. Lately, it’s been touted as the newest and best method for weight loss.Read More
At some point or another we all come in contact with people who always have something negative to say or have a way of cutting you down that makes you feel less than what you are. When you think of your health, most often times people think of diet and exercise. But many times, those toxic people in your life can make you so uncomfortable that it can be harmful to your state of mind and your sense of self. Read More
So you may ask, now does over commitment lead to clutter? Well, like to much clutter in your home, over committing to to many things can lead one to feel overwhelmed. We all can be guilty of it at one point or another as well. Saying “no” can be hard to do. If you are a people pleaser like I am, it can be extra challenging. We tend to say “yes” because we don’t want to let people down. Read More
As we work our way though the holidays, are you feeling a bit overwhelmed by the clutter of life? Do you need a new perspective? My wonderful assistant Shawna Fisher has composed a series to help de-clutter your life. I trust it will help you as much as it did for me.
Is strength training really THAT good for you? I walk for exercise. Isn’t that enough? Read More
It’s fall! The leaves are turning, the air is brisk, and the evenings are getting longer. This time of year is beautiful, but it also reminds us that Holidays are coming. While I love the Holidays, they do bring many temptations. Halloween brings candy temptations, Thanksgiving brings the temptation to overeat on unhealthy meal options, and Christmas brings both overeating and sweets. Read More