Just Because You Can Doesn’t Mean You Should

Why? Although there’s a few exceptions to the rule, generally speaking, any solution that creates an additional problem in the process of resolving one shouldn’t be considered a viable option. What does this have to do with our health goals and habits? Glad you asked! Just because you can do something to move toward your…

Habits Are Like Seeds

Habits are like seeds. If you don’t like the fruit you are seeing in your life, plant new seeds by changing your actions (i.e. starting implementing different habits) so that you get different outcomes. But don’t get frustrated when there isn’t a harvest overnight. The seed must sprout and the plant must grow strong before…

How To Be S.M.A.R.T. About Habit-Based Goals!

❓Don’t know where to begin with making changes and getting started on your goals? Don’t don’t overthink it! You just need to get started! Remember that all things will eventually get accomplished if you commit to making sustainable changes for the long-term. Stop looking for the best way and make your own way! ❓Stuck worrying…

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…

#GiveMe30HabitChallenge 08.01.2020 {Feed the Positive}

Welcome to the 20th habit in the #GiveMe30HabitProject!! See this post for all the details and backstory! This month’s habit is to “feed” the positive! Amidst a global pandemic, surfacing awareness of deep issues of social injustices, and the harsh reality of human oppression, the negative media is rampant. It’s hard not to experience some negativity running…

#GiveMe30HabitChallenge 06.01.2020 {Stretching}

Welcome to the 18th habit in the #GiveMe30HabitProject!! See this post for all the details and backstory! This month’s habit is to stretch daily! This month’s habit challenge is designed to help keep your body moving well and eliminate some common nagging aches and pains. As an added bonus, stretching can help improve function and decrease stress!…

#GiveMe30HabitProject 05.01.2020 {Wild Card}

Welcome to the 17th habit in the #GiveMe30HabitProject!! See this post for all the details and backstory! This month’s habit is…your choice! This month’s habit challenge is much different than usual! Most of us have experienced a state of pause on the typical routines of life over the last 4-6 weeks due to COVID-19. This month, we…

Habit Hack: Post-it Productivity

I wanted to share an answer to a pain point from a member in one of my Stronger Together coaching groups. Also sharing a #HabitHack that goes along with it. The issue related to attempting to balance implementation of lots of healthy habits at once and feeling like there weren’t enough hours in a day….

Emotional Eating & Self-Care

Let’s chat about emotional eating and self-care! I think we recognize the link between turning to food for comfort, but may not really fully understand why that is, and how to work through it and overcome it. We may also not understand how self-care practices are a useful tool to combat eating for reasons other…

Renewing The Mind

Lasting transformation takes time. It is not achieved via a quick fix approach or through a temporary diet and exercise program. To truly sustain a lifestyle that gets the results you want while also honoring God requires a renewal of the mind. A transformation on the inside is the only thing that will ultimately sustain…

Five Tips For Making Healthy Choices When Dining Out {FTT25}

One of the most common questions I get from clients is how to make good nutritional decisions when dining at a restaurant. The truth is that it is now easier than ever to stay on track without feeling deprived. Restaurants have menus and nutrition online and in house. It’s more common place to cater to…