Leveraging Behavior

When faced with a frustrating stimulus, do you react or do you respond? If we’re honest, most of us would admit that we react in ways which hamper our ability to net positive outcomes more often than we would like. We throw adult behavioral responsibility out the window and the toddler takes over. Any stimulus…

Do You Struggle to Stay “On Plan?”Don’t Eliminate… Integrate!

An TKN, people often come to us with a long-standing history of yo-yo dieting. It’s not that they can’t lose weight, it’s that they can’t sustain the weight loss. Why is it that so many people struggle with this issue? Obviously, there’s all kinds of factors which are unique to the individual, but there’s also…

Overwhelmed? Do This!

Overwhelmed by the idea of change? Lost faith in your ability to sustain positive, purposeful action? Discouraged by a long-standing history of unsuccessful attempts to make progress? Tired of the endless cycle of beginning yet again only to give up shortly after? Reframe the process. All it takes to overcome these mental roadblocks is ONE…

What Will March Bring? You Get to Decide!

And just like that, February is over, and March has arrived! I’d love to know… What’s one small, positive change you plan to make this month? How did you plan to implement it? The more clear your plan is, the better! If you need help troubleshooting how to set yourself up for success, I’d love…

A Life Worth Living

I shared a post a couple of weeks back about the struggles our cognitive nutrition specialist and head coach Huggy has faced over the last year. As a follow up post, I want to share his most recent update. I think it’s important to convey that the physical changes our members accomplish via working with…

Control What You Can Control

You can’t control everything that happens in your life, but you can control how you respond to it. Your response dictates the outcome. If you want to improve the quality of an outcome in any situation positive or negative, the way you respond is critical! The struggle is that we are not robots. Any given…

#GiveMe30HabitProject 12.01.2020 {Circle Prayers}

Welcome to the 24th habit in the #GiveMe30HabitProject!! See this post for all the details and backstory!   This month’s habit is to pray over the same things daily!   Things have understandably been tough for all of us this year. So much has happened that we never could have seen coming. I think it’s important for…

#GiveMe30HabitProject 11.01.2020 {Ask Jesus}

Welcome to the 23rd habit in the #GiveMe30HabitProject!! See this post for all the details and backstory!   This month’s habit is to include the Lord in your day to day life by learning to “ask Jesus!” I recently listened to the book Walking With God by John Eldridge on Audible. I’m struck by how poorly I…

The “Action Harvest”AKA The Behavior/Outcome Hierarchy

The Behavior/Outcome Hierarchy… what exactly does that mean and how can we use it? Not every decision you make or action you invest in carries the same amount of return for the time, effort, and mental energy spent. That doesn’t necessarily mean that you don’t occasionally plant the lower yielding crops, but only that you…

#GiveMe30HabitProject 10.01.2020 {Worship}

Welcome to the 22nd habit in the #GiveMe30HabitProject!! See this post for all the details and backstory! This month’s habit is to listen to worship music daily! I’ve talked before about including worship music as part of my morning routine. You can also read a post I wrote on the topic for the Dashing Dish blog here….

#GiveMe30HabitProject 09.01.2020 {#Moderation365}

Welcome to the 21st habit in the #GiveMe30HabitProject!! See this post for all the details and backstory! This month’s habit is to dip your toe in the water and see what it’s like to practice #Moderation365! The challenge this month is to pick one thing that would make your nutrition a little more enjoyable and incorporate it…

Five Tips For Developing New Habits {FTT}

Even the most exciting of new habits can die very quickly for a variety of reasons. Sometimes we forget them, sometimes we might not feel like doing them, sometimes we may feel like we don’t have time for them, etc. It can get even more complicated if you are trying to establish a habit that…