1. Top 5 Mindset Blocks that May Be Sabotaging Your Weight Loss Goals

    Healthy Living Starts in Your Mind Eat fewer calories than you burn. Sounds simple enough, right? Then why is it so hard to lose weight?   If you have tried and tried but still find yourself tugging on your belt loops to pull up your jeans and searching desperately through your closet for something that fits, it might be time to figure out just what is standing between you and your happy heal…Read More

  2. Top Tips to Get You Motivated to Cook When You’d Rather Order Take-Out

    How to Get You Motivated to Cook When You Don't Feel Like It How do you get motivated to cook when take-out is calling your name? It's hard but I'll tell you how we stopped dialing for pizza and started eating healthier without missing a step. How many of us have a list of take-out restaurants at our fingertips at home and at the office? It often feels so much easier to reach for the phone and ord…Read More

  3. The Top Reason Most Diets Fail

    This is Why Diets Usually Fail Summer is almost here, and that means the annual tradition of new diets and “get thin quick” schemes will be popping up everywhere like spring flowers. If you’re like most dieters, each failed attempt to reach your goal and keep the weight off erodes your self-confidence and keeps you up late at night saying things to yourself that you wouldn’t dare utter to …Read More

  4. How to Easily Eat More Veggies at Every Meal

    Sneaky Ways to Eat More Veggies We all know that eating more plants is rule number one for “eating better.” But what if you are a veggie-phobe? Eating four servings of vegetables a day can be crazy challenging if you’re a grab and go eater, a poor planner, or deathly afraid of all things green. Even when you know you need to incorporate more vegetables into your eating plan, it’s easy to l…Read More

  5. Strength Training Is The Secret to Changing Your Body

    The secret to changing your body composition is strength training. Many women shy away from lifting weights because they are afraid that they will bulk up and they’ve bought into the myth that cardio is the key to weight loss. The fact is, for most women, bulking up is virtually impossible. And though cardio is essential for good heart health, strength training delivers a whole lot more bang for…Read More

  6. 5 Healthy Ways to Boost Your Metabolism

    5 Healthy Ways to Boost Your Metabolism I don’t want to get all scientific and put everyone to sleep here, so I’ll make this straight-forward and basic: your metabolism is the amount of calories your body burns doing nothing in a single day. We all inherit our baseline metabolism; it’s genetic. It also relates to our gender and our age, and as you know, we can’t change our age. Once we acc…Read More

  7. 5 Reasons You Need More Sleep

    5 Reasons You Need More Sleep Somehow, our society has got it all half-assed backwards when it comes to sleep. How often do you hear people bragging about pulling all-nighters, or saying things like, “I only need 5 hours of sleep a night,” or “I’ll sleep when I’m dead”? That is backwards. Your body needs sleep. There are so many benefits to sleep, but I’m just going to give you five …Read More

  8. 7 Tips to Start Eating Healthier Today

    7 Tips to Start Eating Healthier Today Does the idea of eating healthier make you panic? Is your first thought that you need to buy special food and completely change your lifestyle? Does the idea of “eating better” piss you off even a tiny bit? Well, here are seven tips you can incorporate today without ever setting foot in the grocery store or cracking open a cookbook. Eating better is somet…Read More

  9. 10 Tips to Feel more Confident

    10 Tips to Feel More Confident Confidence. Who doesn’t want more of it? We are drawn to people who ooze confidence. From politicians to athletes and movie stars, to our pastors and professors, everybody loves a winner.  And it’s their confidence that creates our perception of who those winners are. Confidence, according to Merriam-Webster, is a feeling or belief that you can do something well…Read More

  10. Sitting is the New Smoking – Humans are meant to MOVE!

    Sitting is the New Smoking – Humans are Meant to MOVE! Yep, you read that right: research studies suggest that sitting for long periods of time without movement is as bad for our bodies as smoking! That might seem extreme, but consider this: human beings were meant to move. Our bodies are designed to run, jump, lift, squat, swim and do all kinds of movements that we just don’t do on a regular …Read More