Don’t Beat Yourself Up. Tips for getting back on track.

After taking a little time off I am getting back into the swing of things.  The holidays were nice. We spent the holidays with family and, unfortunately, the boys spent most of winter break battling sickness.  We didn’t follow a routine which was very refreshing, but it is hard to get back on track and Read more about Don’t Beat Yourself Up. Tips for getting back on track.[…]

Five Tips For Reducing Stress.

Many of us experience stress, some of us more than others.  Stress is a natural reaction to everyday life experiences.  The reaction to stress can be physical and/or mental.  Stress can be triggered from everyday responsibilities at home, work, school, etc.  Stress can also be triggered from serious life events such as the death of Read more about Five Tips For Reducing Stress.[…]

Tips For a Strong Immune System and How to Combat The Cold And Flu

Cold and Flu Season is Upon Us.  Has your house been hit yet?  During the winter months we tend to spend more time indoors.  Spending more time indoors means more exposure to germs and not as much vitamin D.  Our immune system is weakened during the winter months due to these factors.  In turn, we Read more about Tips For a Strong Immune System and How to Combat The Cold And Flu[…]

It Is Amazing What You Can Accomplish in 21 Days – My experience with the 21 Day Sugar Detox

When I first started the 21 Day Sugar Detox (21 DSD) I was nervous, 21 days is a long time, right?!  Going into week 3 I realized that 21 days is not a long time at all.  It is amazing what can be done in 21 days and how much can change in those 21 Read more about It Is Amazing What You Can Accomplish in 21 Days – My experience with the 21 Day Sugar Detox[…]

Finding the Root Cause of Your Aches and Pains.

Do you suffer from aches and pains? Do you use over the counter pain medications on a regular basis? The pain medications you are taking could be causing more harm than they are helping. It is time to figure out what the underlying cause of your aches and pains are and stop using painkillers to Read more about Finding the Root Cause of Your Aches and Pains.[…]

The Many Names of Sugar

Sugar intake is on the rise, the average American consumes approximately 130 pounds of added sugars a year! 130 pounds, that is a lot, it breaks down to approximately 31 teaspoons of sugar a day! All this sugar, which is commonly hidden in our foods is wreaking havoc on our bodies. Consuming too much added Read more about The Many Names of Sugar[…]

Two powerful tools: accountability & community.

ACCOUNTABILITY & COMMUNITY Accountability– the fact or condition of being accountable; responsibility Community- a feeling of fellowship with others, as a result of sharing a common attitudes, interests and goals. Accountability, we all need it!  We need it for any goal that we set for ourselves, whether nutrition and fitness related or not.  We need Read more about Two powerful tools: accountability & community.[…]

Ditch the Sugary and Processed Snacks!

Are the items in your pantry keeping you from reaching your health goals?  Do you find yourself wondering why you cannot lose those last 5 to 10 pounds?  Ever wonder why you are always craving sugar or find yourself snacking?   Do you find yourself getting tired in the afternoon and wonder why?  You are most Read more about Ditch the Sugary and Processed Snacks![…]

Stress, Fatigue, Exhaustion? Is it Adrenal Fatigue?

Adrenal fatigue seems to be everywhere these days.  I read articles about it online, see Facebook posts, listen to podcasts; but what is it and why should I care? Adrenal fatigue is a fatigue caused by overworked, or poorly working, adrenal glands.  It frequently occurs in individuals who are under a lot of mental, emotional Read more about Stress, Fatigue, Exhaustion? Is it Adrenal Fatigue?[…]

5 things you can start doing today to improve your digestion.

Digestion is a north to south process that starts in the brain.  The three main organs, from a nutritional standpoint, that are important to digestion are the stomach, the pancreas, and the gallbladder.  The main goal of digestion is to break food down into small molecules in which the cells can absorb the nutrients. The Read more about 5 things you can start doing today to improve your digestion.[…]