Which blog posts are our favourites?

What blog posts are worth reading?  Do you like answers to questions, with good research and information?   Or maybe you want to be encouraged and inspired?  Perhaps you like insight into someone with similar health struggles?  Maybe you are looking for a diet free approach to health?  Little steps to health has a little […]

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Little joys give us comfort and security!

What’s making you smile today?  What’s today’s simple joy?  One of my simple joys is slowly sipping a cup of hot tea before the busyness of the day.  One of yesterday’s joys was a long video chat with my kids and granddaughter.  I am finding that during this current pandemic these little joys are vital […]

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Make 2020 diet free

Today I am offering you hope! Make 2020 the year you embrace a healthy lifestyle. You’ve tried lots of diets and sadly they don’t work for long. I know your struggles because they are mine too. By the end of January my diets were done. But there is hope! Instead of a new diet I […]

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Peace when the news is not good!

The telephone rang at 9:50 a.m.  It was my Doctor’s office.  The nurse said,  ‘the Dr. would like you to come in so she can over your blood test results”.  That’s never a good thing.  They don’t call you to tell you that all your levels are good and keep up the great work!  Nope, […]

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Love every moment!

I love signs!  My newest one says, “Love each moment” Moments are short, quick little bits of time. These are the moments I’ve been catching and loving: Delicious hot tea sipped from a china mug.  Watching the chickadees at the feeder. Snuggling on the couch while watching TV. Looking at my clean kitchen and appreciating […]

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Love and appreciate your body today!

Ever stood in front of your closet and just stared at your clothes?  You tried on an outfit, looked in the mirror and hung it back up?  Then just felt like crying?  Been there, done that! A few years ago I read a great book by Shari Braendel “In Help Me, Jesus! I Have Nothing To Wear! Shari […]

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2019 diet free forever

Today I am offering you hope! Make 2019 the year you embrace a healthy lifestyle. You’ve tried lots of diets and sadly they don’t work for long. I know your struggles because they are mine too. By the end of January my diets were done. But there is hope! Instead of a new diet I […]

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September a mix of what has been and what is to come!

“September is a sort of hilltop in the year. From its crest you can look back on the lush green valleys of spring and summer. In the other direction lie the long colourful slopes of autumn. At the horizon is the the white loveliness of winter. In itself September is a mixture of what has […]

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Yesterday’s failure does not define today!

Does your inner critic lie to you? “It’s been a busy stressful day. You deserve a reward.  There’s some cake left. Go ahead. Enjoy a nice big piece!” Then after you’ve had the cake she taunts you. “Do you know how many calories were in that? What happened to your plan to eat healthy? You […]

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Simple diet free success for 2018

I want to save you time, money and heartache! Make 2018 different! Don’t start a new diet! By the end of January, you will feel too deprived, too stressed and you’ll quit. Sorry but the truth hurts. Dieting and exercise are common New Year’s resolutions. We always think getting healthy needs to be full of […]

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Overcoming the disturbing power of perfectionism!

Does perfectionism stop you from starting? I think perfectionism sabotages us all the time! Can’t clean the entire basement? We don’t start. Can’t organize all the closets? We don’t start. Can’t exercise for ½ an hour? We don’t start. Can’t commit to a healthy eating program? We don’t start. I’ve learned that a really structured […]

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Change is hard, don’t get discouraged!

Do you ever get discouraged?  Last week I encouraged you to make a new routine. Mine was to do strength training in the morning.  I did it for 3 days and then missed the next 2! It’s so discouraging. I read this good prayer in the Daily Bread booklet and it really helped me.  I […]

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