#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…

#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….

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 as…

#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…