Kaci’s Friday Find — First 5 App!

Kaci’s Friday Find is a way for me to share something I feel is useful, valuable, interesting, or new that will make healthy living / practicing healthy habits easier, more effective, and / or enjoyable! I’ve been a long-time follower of Proverbs 31 Ministries. I love the devotionals they publish Monday through Friday on their…

What Will September Bring? You Get to Decide!

I’d love to know… What’s one small, positive change you plan to make this month? How did you plan to implement it? The more clear your plan is, the better! If you need help troubleshooting how to set yourself up for success, I’d love to brainstorm with you! The massive change we envision all begins…

Lean In

The thing you’re resisting might be the very thing you need the most. If something bumps up against your comfortable bubble, how do you respond? I’ll be the first to admit that I usually want to respond by pushing it away. But I’m learning to pause and check myself more. The truth is, comfort zones…

Do I Believe In “Sugar Addiction?” {Vlog}

👉🏼Chatting about how the idea of “sugar addiction” is misleading at best, harmful at worst.👉🏼Discussing the concept of pedestal foods and how they can perpetuate the idea of the addictive properties of food.👉🏼Food restriction can lead to just as much bondage as overindulgence with pedestal foods.👉🏼The ultimate goal is freedom from the yo-yo cycle of…

The Only Way Around Is Through!

Whether you struggle with food guilt / the ability to allow yourself to eat foods you have labeled as “unhealthy,” or with self-trust / portion control with “trigger” foods, The only way around is through. Meaning that, avoiding them is only going to make things worse. It is not a long-term solution. If anything it,…

Don’t Forget That Small, Imperfect Steps Still Add Up!

If consistency with healthy habits is something you struggle with, remember you don’t need to do all the things all at once! And you don’t need to have it all figured out for it to be beneficial. Striving for perfection can keep us from actually implementing. Just get started in whatever what you can and…

Finding Balance With Food Boundaries

Just a reminder that my first book, The Savior’s Heart: Lessons of Truth From The Gospel of Mark is now available for purchase here! Ordering your signed copy through my site helps cover the costs it took for publication—and supports my work in the cost of publishing future books too! I have many ideas on my…

Praise…Pause…Persist

Just a reminder that my first book, The Savior’s Heart: Lessons of Truth From The Gospel of Mark is now available for purchase here! Ordering your signed copy through my site helps cover the costs it took for publication—and supports my work in the cost of publishing future books too! I have many ideas on my…

Steps For Behavior Change + Renewing The Mind

Just a reminder that my first book, The Savior’s Heart: Lessons of Truth From The Gospel of Mark is now available for purchase here! Ordering your signed copy through my site helps cover the costs it took for publication—and supports my work in the cost of publishing future books too! I have many ideas on my…

Daily Declarations

The same authority of Jesus resides within us—there’s power and authority within our words. Speaking words of encouragement, life, and truth over ourselves and over our situations has a greater impact than we understand (more on that here). Declarations of this kind not only have power and authority to change things in the natural and…

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…