Priority change!

This mystery activity affects nearly every tissue in our bodies. It helps us cope with stress and gives us energy.  It prevents sickness, lowers our blood pressure, affects our appetite and helps us think clearly.  It even helps our hearts stay healthy. Its restorative powers are amazing.  Wow!  Do you want that for your body?  […]

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How to cope with cravings!

The piece of chocolate cake is luring me into the kitchen with whispers of forbidden delight.  The potato chips are inviting me to a private crunch and munch party.  Food cravings or temptations are a real part of life. How do we cope?  What do we do? The first thing we need to know is […]

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Are you tired of winter too?

It’s been a rough winter here with lots of storms and heaps and heaps of snow!  I’m done with winter!  How about you?  I try not to complain too much.  I don’t like to displease my Great God.  I’m attempting to see the beauty and keep busy.  But it’s been a long hard winter.  I […]

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Smart strategies to stay healthy on vacation!

“I’m on vacation so I can eat anything I want”.  That’s a lie I used to tell myself!  Maybe you can relate?  It was so easy to sabotage my healthy lifestyle with a crazy weekend of overeating, lots of junk food and little exercise.  But now I have a plan, smart strategies, to help me […]

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Are you missing this important nutrient?

Want to feel full longer?  Want to decrease belly fat and lose some weight?   Want to lower your cholesterol and blood sugar levels? Sounds like a magic diet pill right?  Nope, it’s regular old fiber. Most of us don’t eat enough fiber, this important nutrient, to experience these wonderful benefits. But after reading this […]

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HAPPY FAMILY DAY!

Here in Ontario, we have a mid-February holiday. It sure helps beat those winter blahs I’m taking a wee break from my blogging routine today. Talk to you next week! Today’s Little Step: Have fun with your family! They are precious gifts from our Great God!

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Creative ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day!

Do you need a spark of creativity to help you celebrate Valentine’s Day?    Need some date ideas? Wondering how to include your kids and maybe make some new traditions?  How about ideas to reach out to friends and neighbors?   Are you interested in a few communication/marriage tips from an older woman?  Keep reading […]

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7 basics to beat the winter blahs!

Have the winter blahs hit you? Do you want to stay inside and cook and eat high fat comfort food?  You don’t want to exercise and you feel sleepy!   You feel unmotivated and it’s easy to feel bored.  Yup, it’s cabin fever or a new term I just heard – ‘shack wacky’!  How do […]

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Is snacking bad?

The diet mentality taught us to ignore our hunger and not to snack. Our Moms told us snacking would spoil our dinner!  What if I told you she was wrong? The healthy lifestyle mentality teaches us to feed our bodies when we feel hunger. We want to fuel our bodies with nutrient-rich snacks! Sometimes a […]

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Don’t quit! Take one step to health!

Wow Baby it’s cold outside! It’s so easy for me to stay inside on cold days and eat comfort foods. Or curl up with a good book and a high calorie sweet drink. If I’m not careful it’s easy for me to gain weight and get lazy. Can you relate? This healthy life style takes […]

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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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My best tip to eat less!

I know a little secret that fools my brain and helps me eat less everyday! A little trick I use at every meal. This little trick helped me lose weight and keep it off for over 9.5 years! It’s a secret that I can’t keep to myself, I have to share with you! In fact, […]

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