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…

#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…

How I “Splurge” When Dining At Restaurants

Are you an oyster fan, yay or nay? 🦪 Oysters (raw or steamed) can be an excellent #MacroFriendly option when dining out. Macros per 3 ounces: ~70 kcal, 2g fat, 4g carb, 8g protein. Depending on the size of the oysters, you may have 6 to 12 ounces in a dozen. They taste phenomenal with…

Five Tips For Navigating Trigger Foods {FTT}

The ultimate goal with the foods we enjoy—regardless of if they are highly nutritious or not—is to be able to practice mindfulness and moderation and eat foods that make you feel your best. You want to get to a place where you can include all foods sensibly and always #LikeHowYouEat. Food is meant to be…

#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…

#GiveMe30HabitProject 07.01.2020 {Burpees!}

Welcome to the 19th habit in the #GiveMe30HabitProject!! See this post for all the details and backstory! This month’s habit is all about challenging yourself to do something uncomfortable!   This month’s challenge is to do burpees, specifically 20 burpees every day for the full month. It does not matter when or how you do them, just…

#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!…

2020 Vision

This was definitely funny, but the more I thought about it, the more I just couldn’t help but think about the truth of what God’s perspective on 2020 would be. While our view of this year might be negative at the present, I think that hindsight on 2020 will be 20/20, and we will be…

Five Tips ForNavigatingAnxiety {FTT}

In undergrad I battled anxiety to the point of insomnia and panic attacks. I’m not going to pretend to be an expert, but I can relate to how debilitating and isolating it can feel. Every so often, my anxious tendencies creep back in, but I have learned how to prevent and manage it in a…

Five Tips For Effective & Efficient Self Care {FTT}

Life is crazy busy. I get it. As women, we often put ourselves last. However, if we are going to show up at our best in service of others, it is vital that we keep our cup full. With that in mind, here’s 5 tips for effective, but also efficient self-care! 1️⃣ Know what qualifies….

Five Tips For Managing Chaotic Times {FTT29}

While I believe that this information will apply to any of life’s chaotic times, I think it’s specifically relevant right now. We can still find peace and even THRIVE! Remember, our Rock is our foundation that can’t be shaken. Here’s 5 tips for managing things proactively so you don’t feel helpless or risk a slip…