Focus on Fundamentals First

When novelty wears off, or things appear (key word appear) as if they are not working, it’s tempting to jump ship for something shiny and new. Have you had these thoughts? 💭 “I just need something different in order to get motivated again!” 💭 “I haven’t seen that before; maybe it will work better—and faster—than…

Do I Believe In “Sugar Addiction?” {Vlog}

👉🏼Chatting about how the idea of “sugar addiction” is misleading at best, harmful at worst.👉🏼Discussing the concept of pedestal foods and how they can perpetuate the idea of the addictive properties of food.👉🏼Food restriction can lead to just as much bondage as overindulgence with pedestal foods.👉🏼The ultimate goal is freedom from the yo-yo cycle of…

What To Do When You Have A Food Craving

Anybody else cringe when you those infographics on what to eat when you’re craving something? Like no… a Brazil nut and some spinach are not going to make me stop craving chocolate cake! 🙄 Now don’t get me wrong, I definitely believe that our body does give us cues when it’s missing something. But sometimes…

Finding Balance With Food Boundaries

Just a reminder that my first book, The Savior’s Heart: Lessons of Truth From The Gospel of Mark is now available for purchase here! Ordering your signed copy through my site helps cover the costs it took for publication—and supports my work in the cost of publishing future books too! I have many ideas on my…

How To End Food Fixation: Permission-Based Eating

Enjoy food more = end overeating. This may seem counter-intuitive at first, and for those who struggle with feeling out of control around food, it might seem downright scary at first to try it as a solution to the struggle. At the end of the day, living in a constant tug of war between the…

Steps For Behavior Change + Renewing The Mind

Just a reminder that my first book, The Savior’s Heart: Lessons of Truth From The Gospel of Mark is now available for purchase here! Ordering your signed copy through my site helps cover the costs it took for publication—and supports my work in the cost of publishing future books too! I have many ideas on my…

#Moderation365 Mindset Tips For Thanksgiving Day

Just a reminder that my first book, The Savior’s Heart: Lessons of Truth From The Gospel of Mark is now available for purchase here! Ordering your signed copy through my site helps cover the costs it took for publication—and supports my work in the cost of publishing future books too! I have many ideas on…

Why I Don’t Prescribe Meal Plans

Just a reminder that my first book, The Savior’s Heart: Lessons of Truth From The Gospel of Mark is now available for purchase here! Ordering your signed copy through my site helps cover the costs it took for publication—and supports my work in the cost of publishing future books too! I have many ideas on…

What Is #Moderation365?

So what exactly is #Moderation365? Put simply it’s the process used to unlearn the on-again off-again diet culture mentality that keep us from:1️⃣ Living our most free and abundant life so that we can focus on our God-given purpose.2️⃣ Making real progress with implementing our healthy habits. It’s finding #FoodFreedom in a way that is…

Diets Don’t Work, So What Does?

Dieting doesn’t work. Besides the fact that it teaches you to deprive and restrict (which eventually leads to a rebound loss of control and food obsession), it also keeps you dependent on a system or coach for success. Following rules doesn’t allow you to feel comfortable or confident. It doesn’t enable you to trust yourself…

How To Track Gourmet Cookies

Update to add: I now have a PDX Cookie Company affiliate code for you guys! Use “CookieGains” for 10% off your order! After my PDX Cookie Co and Waffle Queen Wookie reviews, I had several requests to explain how I track gourmet cookies when they don’t have any nutrition info provided. As I mentioned in…