How to make nutrient rich choices everyday!

I want to reward myself with something to eat or drink. I know I told you not to reward yourself with food but it still tempting, isn’t it? It’s a hot summer day and I’m hot and tired from my day of running errands. I want a rich cold sweet coffee drink from Starbucks! I […]

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Strategies for summer struggles!

Hey, fellow mountain climbers.  I want you to know that I struggle too. I have reached some of my health goals but I have to continue to take these little steps to health. I am still climbing the Mountain of Health and Well-being.  Writing this blog helps me stay accountable.  I find the summer especially […]

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Life still crazy? Take the summer challenge!

How’s your crazy life? It’s June and most schools are getting out soon. Church programs are winding down. The weather is warm, the days are longer and the summer is just around the corner! Do you still feel stressed, grumpy and like life is too busy? Me too! I recently read a great blog post […]

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Can we give grace for poor service?

What does everyday grace look like? Do you give grace when the waitress gets your order wrong? Do you give grace when someone cuts you off in traffic? Do you give grace when you receive poor service? Grace is underserved favor. It’s a term that is used a lot in Christian circles. We talk about […]

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Crazy life? 7 tips to be energized

Is your life crazy busy? I love spring. It’s my favorite time of year. The snow is finally gone. The weather is beautiful and I feel so energized. But spring is also a really busy time of year. Church programs are winding down with special evenings. There are graduations, weddings, and anniversaries to celebrate. For […]

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What snaps your trigger and send you to food?

  Are stress, frustration or pain part of your life? Yes, Ma’am! Does food help you cope? Do you deal with a toddler who tests the limits all day long? Maybe you live with a cranky teenager who dumps all her troubles on you? Or perhaps you live with the sting from offhand, unkind words […]

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Be brazen and kiss the bathroom scale goodbye!

Did you know there is a device that defines your self worth and can predict the future? For a mere 35 dollars you can buy this electronic device at Wal-Mart. There are special instructions that must be followed carefully. After your shower, while still undressed, step on the device and then look down. A number […]

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Crush negative self talk and win!

“I’ve tried to lose weight before and I always fail”. Is this the running dialogue going on in your mind right now? Don’t listen to those lies girlfriend! Replace those nasty statements with the truth! Here in Ontario, Canada in the winter we have several feet of snow! I watch my neighbour who chooses not […]

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WHY WE FAIL WITH WEIGHT LOSS & 4 EASY SOLUTIONS.

Why do we fail with our weight loss plans? Did you know there are scientific reasons why we fail? But there’s hope and scientific strategies for success! James Clear is a writer, teacher and keynote speaker. His focus is behavioral psychology, habit formation and performance improvement. Wow, that’s someone that knows the science behind our […]

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Don’t believe the stupid lie about self care!

  Somehow we have come to believe that if we take some time for our own well-being we are being selfish. That’s a big fat lie! Self care needs to be a higher priority in most of our lives! Take some time everyday that’s just for you! As busy moms, wives, employees and volunteers we […]

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FORGET YESTERDAY’S FAILURES AND START FRESH TODAY!

Did you blow it yesterday?  Climbing the Mountain of Health and Well-being can be pretty rough some days. The struggles are real! But there is good news; each morning when we open our eyes we get a fresh start! Anne of Green Gables is one of my favorite books. Anne is forever making embarrassing mistakes. […]

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MY SUMMER STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESS!

Hey, fellow mountain climbers.  I want you to know that I struggle too. I have reached some of my health goals but I have to continue to take these little steps to health. I am still climbing the Mountain of Health and Well-being.  Writing this blog helps me stay accountable.  I find the summer especially […]

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