How Thinking About Death Makes Us Happier…

“A conversation with death is the quickest path to seeing what you value most in life. Understanding what you value most in life means you will have an intuitive understanding of the best ways to spend your time, energy, and attention.” – Dr. Kashey At first, the concept of visiting with “death” seems rather morbid….

How to Make Decisions on Purpose and With Purpose!

So many people get stuck in the yo-yo pattern with habits NOT because they can’t DO what’s in their best interest, but because they (unintentionally) aren’t thinking in terms of making decisions based on THAT perspective. The all-or-nothing cycle gets perpetuated simply because they make decisions based on what they think they “should“ do, rather…

Ready To Do Life On Purpose & With Purpose?

“As we work and achieve, we pile up titles and money. We accumulate assets and influence. We build a life, as they say. And a life is made up of things: Our job. Our house. Our car. Our relationships. Our reputation… But the Stoic knows that we never really own anything. All that we possess…

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…