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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10 tips to sneak exercise into everyday!

Want to lose 20 pounds in a year? How? Instead of sitting during commercials get up and move. Walk on the spot, go up and down some stairs, anything that gets your heart rate up and causes you to breath quickly. If you move during every commercial break while watching 2 hours of TV you […]

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Why we need to drink water!

WATER YOUR BODY’S BFF! How much water should you drink each day? Will drinking more water really help you be healthier? Does it matter when you drink it? I found some well-researched answers! According to Jeff Goins and his blogger personality quiz, I’m the professor. Which means I like to do the research and then […]

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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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13 healthy yummy foods to eat!

What can I eat today? Yummy food is one of the blessings of my life. I won’t live a life of deprivation! I want to eat delicious food that’s good for me too. Here’s my list of healthy yummy food that I’ve researched and found to be some of the best! Nothing is too weird […]

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Christmas pep talk!

  Christmas it’s a wonderful time of the year and the food is amazing! But you’ve worked too hard to blow it! Make this your healthiest Christmas. Be intentional! Choose only your favorite sweet or savoury treats. Slow down and savor every bite of the treat. If it’s not a 10, it’s not worth it! […]

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6 Simple coping strategies when life is crazy!

  Is your life crazy busy? Are you moving from one task to another and meeting the emotional needs of your family at the same time? Are you carrying the weight of the world on your shoulders? Feeling depleted? Our tendency is to keep running on empty. How do we get recharged and refocused? When […]

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Make this your best fall ever!

Do you feel like September is your New Year? I do. I guess it’s because school begins and lots of programs start in my Church and community. It’s the time of year that I make decisions about the upcoming year. I have also learned that the routines that I start in the first few weeks […]

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Bye-bye Summer. Hello Fall

It’s the last holiday weekend of the summer! Can you believe it? I can’t remember when I enjoyed the summer weather more. We ate dinner on the deck almost every evening and went for late night walks. God blessed us with some beautiful summer weather!   Here’s a little bit of encouragement for you today. […]

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Keep up the good work!

Hi friend, how are you? I’m guessing you are crazy busy like me. Just stopping by to encourage you to keep up the good work! You’ve made some good little changes to your lifestyle. These little changes have made a difference! You can keep it up over the Christmas season! Food is central at every […]

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10 HEALTH TIPS TO BEAT THE HOLIDAY FOOD FRENZY

Tis the season for eating! My favorite foods – turkey, stuffing, gravy, pie, cookies, rich desserts and chocolates will be within my reach. Everywhere I go there will be tempting goodies. Then I’ll add some holiday stress and I’ll have the perfect combination for overeating. But this year is going to be different! I have […]

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