Focus Word For The Year 2020: Surrender

For some reason, I thought I had shared this post, but never did! Oh well, better late than never! Do you choose a focus word for the new year? After praying about it, the Lord gave me “surrender” as my focus word for this year. It seemed odd at first, but after digger deeper, it…

Five Tips For Setting Goals & Choosing Habits That Honor God {FTT26}

I was recently asked about how to set goals and choose habits that honor the Lord, rather than cater to our personal or more worldly desires. Sometimes it can be difficult to know if we are truly following God’s heart or indulging the flesh and honoring self. We want to stick to healthy disciplines, but…

Five Tips For Managing Holiday Stress {FTT23}

Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s are upon us! Is it just me, or does anyone else have a love/hate relationship with this time of year? It seems like we blaze through each event focusing only on the next event to come. We waste Thanksgiving thinking about Black Friday and cyber Monday. Then we get caught…

Five Tips For Boosting Your Mood {FTT12}

We all have those days when we just feel less than our best mentally. It passes with time, but what if you want to do something about it ASAP? Here’s 5 tips! 1️⃣ Do something for others. The quickest way to experience joy is to do something that brings joy to another person. Do a…

Weekly Quotes #11 {8/18/19 – 8/24/19}

A collection of thought-provoking, encouraging, enlightening, and inspiring quotes from various sources that I have come across this past week!       I get asked often for the references to quotes I use. This series is a way for me to keep track of and share the good ideas I come across each week! Where…

Five Tips For A More Relaxed Approach To Tracking {FTT11}

    I love the flexibility of tracking macros. Custom macro programming is one of the ways I work with my clients who are just getting started on their healthy eating journey. We’ve all heard of flexible dieting, but what about using macros for flexible maintenance? There’s nothing wrong with having goals, but when you…

Five Tips For Better Sleep {FTT10}

How is your sleep? Not just the quantity, but also the quality? Sleep impacts everything. Our mood, our health, our ability to gain and lose muscle or fat, our function at our jobs, our ability to live out our calling… The list goes on. It is not a badge of honor to run on as…

Five Tips To Help Determine If The Splurge Is Worth It {FTT9}

Keep in mind that the purpose of this post has nothing to do with guilt or shame, rather the removing of these from your eating choices. Sometimes practicing self-discipline (which also happens to be a fruit of the spirit) in the form of refraining from partaking is the healthiest thing to do. Other times, the…

#GiveMe30HabitProject 08.01.2019 {Morning Routine}

Welcome to the 8th habit in the #GiveMe30HabitProject!! See this post for all the details and backstory! This month’s habit is to implement a morning routine! Do me a favor and watch this video! Seriously. Even if you have to watch it in chunks, because I know it is long. So many nuggets of wisdom in this…

Five Tips For Getting The Most Out Of Reading God’s Word {5TT8}

Scripture is God breathed and useful for edification (2 Timothy 3:16). It is living and active; sharper than any double-edged sword (Hebrews 4:12). It is our daily bread (Matthew 6:11). We are to nourish ourselves on the Word of God daily in order to feed our spirit and to crave it as a newborn would…

Five Tips To Prevent Overeating At Night {FTT7}

  This is a common problem for a lot of people, so if you struggle, just know you’re not alone! First, in order to know what to adjust, you must understand where the behavior is coming from. Is it a mindless eating habit? Unchecked cravings? Or perhaps true hunger that’s not adequately addressed? Each one…

Catch The Little Foxes {Relational Health}

All aspects of our being our intertwined. We cannot separate the impact that one area has on another. Each facet—spiritual, relational, mental, vocational, financial, physical, emotional—they all feed one another, for better or for worse. We must be intentional about starting somewhere in building for the better. The good news is that regardless of where…