#75Hard Day 65: The Art Of Kintsugi + The Beauty Of Our “Flaws”

View this post on Instagram ▶️ There is a Japanese art called kintsugi in which broken pottery is mending with gold, silver, or platinum lacquer instead of clear or color-matching lacquer. As you can imagine, this highlights the broken places rather than disguising them. ▶️ The Japanese value the history and use of an object…

My Only Food Rules + Why I Follow Them

My only food rules: 1️⃣ I don’t eat food that I don’t thoroughly enjoy. Making sure that I truly enjoy the experience means I never feel deprived. 2️⃣ I don’t eat what doesn’t make me feel my best—unless it is truly worth it and I am will to accept the consequences. When you think about…

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…

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…

Want Results? Focus On Habits, Not On Finding Motivation

“Results have very little to do with goals and nearly everything to do with systems.” James Clear Holy moly this is the truth… Having goals isn’t enough. Having knowledge isn’t enough. Having motivation isn’t enough. You can have all those things, but without taking consistent action, you won’t see results. I was talking with one of…

Thoughts on Sharing Your Story

  I love this quote. Brené Brown is the master of all things #RadicalResponsibility. It did get me thinking though… (Are you surprised? 🤣) Owning our full experience and sharing our full story is not merely about our own healing, it is also about helping others walk through their own similar journeys. With the Lord’s help, we…