I've loved all things health and fitness for a mighty long time. It was reinforced watching my parents battle thier own health issues that affected their quality of life. That helped me move from exercising for the outward results (like those skinny jeans) and focusing on all of the health … Read more about Growing Into Wellness
This is not a new post. In fact, it's an update on a post I wrote a little over a year ago. One thing I try to do here is keep it real. I hope you know it's more "what you see is what you get" than "I've got this thing all figured out" and everything is as perfect as a highlight reel on social … Read more about Confession #1: I am an Emotional Eater
Happy Post Thanksgiving! I'm hoping you had a wonderful, fablulous time with your people! Did you follow my last post and truly eat, drink, be thankful, and enjoy all the deliciousness of the day without guilt? Without worrying about the calorie count, macro count, fat content or any of the food … Read more about Tackling a Little Leftover Bloat?
I have always considered myself a morning person. I tend to love the morning time and typically wake without an alarm. (that's unless it's wrestling season when the wrestler has to get up loooooong before the sun even considers rising). I have had a really good morning routine for years now that … Read more about Taking Back My Mornings
I can see it happening already. It begins now around September. It seems to get earlier and earlier each year. I say September because that's when the Halloween decorations start popping up in stores AND when everyone decides that all sorts of foods and drinks simply must be pumpkin flavored. I … Read more about Don’t Let those Pumpkin Lattes Get You!
Sundays are my favorite days of the week. I love a good Sunday morning of church and a little less busyness to the day. Sundays are typically also Active Recovery Days for me and typically for those participating in Better & Beyond. I think this is a crucial day to improve our health, fitness … Read more about Take Your Rest Day to Be Your Best
I recently ran a five day challenge on my Facebook Page. I had been thinking about the five top tips for success in implementing new habits whether they be in health and wellness, fitness or just life in general. Through my own attempts, fails, and finally wins, these are the top five … Read more about My Recent Challenge to Be Your Best Old Lady Self
I was talking with a friend the other day - I'm not even sure how we got to this topic - but this friend, without batting an eye, told me I "just needed to get more confidence." Ouch. Where did that come from? But, it is absolutely true. Spot on. I have lots of areas that I do feel pretty … Read more about 6 Ways to a Healthy Boost in Confidence
I've been busy today trying to get ahead of the week. One of the main things I try to do on Sundays is make a plan for the week. I get out my old school calendar book and write out my schedule of classes I'm teaching, clients I'm seeing, meetings, anything big that has to get … Read more about Weekly Meal Plan (Aug 27)
Let's cut to the chase right here and now. Forget about all the advice screaming at you from TV, celebrities, magazines, books, and even bloggers like me. Cut out all of the white noise out there and let's get to the basics here. Eating healthy is so, so simple. It's the food companies and food … Read more about How to Really Know if You are Eating Healthy