Empower success with 3 little words.

Want to feel empowered not deprived; change 3 little words and affirm your will power. Switch from ‘I can’t’ to ‘I don’t’. Sounds too simple to make much of a difference, but there is research to back it up! According to James Clear words can make us feel like a victim or empower us. He states the […]

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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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Reflections from a brand new empty nester!

Our nest is empty. But my heart and mind are full. Full of memories. Full of laughter and tears. Full of God’s goodness and grace. Full of hopes and dreams. Here are some reflections of a brand new empty nester. For the last month Katie has been sorting through all her stuff. We’ve been making […]

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How to access God’s promises, presence and power!

I’ve tried to change. I can’t complete or follow through with anything permanently. Can you relate to that statement? There’s hope! Accessing God’s power is the most important change we need to make on our health journey. The God of the universe cares about you! God wants to be involved in helping you become healthy. […]

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Lifestyle advice from my Mom!

Hey friends I’ve had a busy week. Too busy. Felt overwhelmed with too many tasks. Got some good advice from my Mom. No one loves me like my Mom! She said slow down and take it easy! So I listened to her wise advice. I cancelled a few events. I spent extra time with God. […]

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Why drink water? 7 surprising benefits!

  What’s the big deal with water? If there are so many fun beverages choices, why should water be first?  A Slovakian Proverb says, ‘Pure water is the world’s first and foremost medicine’. Remember we are working on lifestyle changes that become habits. The lifestyle change that we are working on for the next few […]

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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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Take a U turn and have victory!

Are you so far off track that you’ve given up? Ever taken a wrong turn on a road trip? Or maybe you came across construction and got lost following the detour signs. Would you say this? “Oh well I’ve made one bad turn. I might as well keep going until the end of the day. […]

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My secret strategy? A daily food budget.

I’m not on a diet! But I spend my calories carefully. I have a daily food budget! It’s part of the lifestyle I have that really helps me eat healthy and keep the weight off. One of the best things I learned from my time with Weight Watchers was the point system. I was given […]

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Empower success with these 3 little words!

Want to feel empowered not deprived; change 3 little words and affirm your will power. Switch from ‘I can’t’ to ‘I don’t’. Sounds too simple to make much of a difference, but there is research to back it up! According to James Clear words can make us feel like a victim or empower us. He states the […]

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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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