Memories-The Good, The Bad, and Unicorn Toots

Two weeks ago, living up to his expectations as an active and adventurous little 8 year-old boy, my son tried some acrobatics on our second-floor banister, lost his balance and landed right on his head on our wooden first floor below. Let me say right off the bat, he’s okay!!! But, holy smokes! That [...]

4 Tips to Help Your Kids Create a Healthy Body Image & Relationship With Food

Recently, I have had quite a few people inquire about how to talk to their children with weight loss or food without passing on negative body image messages.  People seem to be aware of the fact that this subject is a sensitive one (thank goodness) and are wanting sane and balanced ways to help their [...]

Avoid the New Year’s Resolutionist’s Mistake!

Hello, my lovely New Year's Resolutionists! It's that time of year...You may be thinking about your New Year’s Resolutions for 2013.If you know me, you know I'm not the biggest fan of New Year's Resolutions…well, at least, how they traditionally work…Why, you ask? Three reasons! 1. Resolutions Start at the Goal New Year's Resolutions often have you starting at [...]

Mindful Eating

New Year's Resolutions, Lent, whatever your promises are to yourself this year, I can almost guarantee that one or two are fitness related. The next time you have a meal, try Mindful Eating. First, prepare it alone, with little distraction. No TV, no phone, no radio. No noise. Silently prepare it and think about everything [...]

Don’t just get motivated…stay motivated!

We seem to always find it in us to get motivated, but how do we stay motivated? One piece of information that is often unknown, but imperative to your success in either getting something done or even creating a new, healthy habit, is this: Motivation comes after action, not before. If you swear that this [...]

Know the Difference Between Your Mind and Your Brain!

Hello! Is you brain holding you back from making the awesome changes in your life? Could be...Your brain has this physiological survival technique that may be hindering you from keeping up with your healthy habits. Your brain likes to regulate everything in your body so it hums and works perfectly. Unfortunately, this often includes manipulating [...]

New Year’s Resolutions…How’s it goin’???

It's a New Year, baby!If you know me at all, you know that this is my very favorite subject...I just feel like all I do is talk about, write about and harp on the New Year's Resolutionist's Mistake...Rather than go on and on again, I'm going to give you the short version, the links to [...]