Why does 3 pm have to feel so awful? You’re going through your day productively and then BAM! You crash.. And you feel like crap right up until about dinner time. How do you stop having a daily mid-afternoon energy slump? The mid-afternoon energy slump? Why does the mid-afternoon energy slump occur? It could be for a variety of reasons. But mid-afternoon is a prime time when the … [Read more...] about Tips to Eliminate Your Mid-Afternoon Energy Slump
Are you hopeless when it comes to dieting? Lack of motivation can deal a huge blow to your diet aspirations. You may have struggled in the past, but that's gonna change starting right now. Here are some of the reasons you've been struggling with motivation. And how to quickly change this starting today! You have no-one around you supporting you Dieting isn’t just a solo effort – the people … [Read more...] about Suck At Dieting? 5 Reasons You Can’t Find Motivation
I enjoy eating healthy. But there are days when I need some extra diet motivation. Days when sugar is just calling my name. Or on days when maybe I feel a little self sabotaging. And during these times, inspirational quotes can really save the day. The concept of inspirational quotes can seem totally sappy. I think of the cliche cat hanging on to the tree branch, with the words “hang in there!” … [Read more...] about Amazing Inspirational Quotes For Emotional Eating & Weight Loss
When I was younger, I really struggled with diet frustration. I would be on a good path, only to have everything backfire within a few weeks. And this really toppled my self-esteem. If only I’d understood that many healthy sounding options are really weight gain foods. Because many of the healthy foods I was choosing were making me fat. I had so little muscle tone. Which meant that all my … [Read more...] about 12 Weight Gain Foods That Sound Healthy But Will Make You Fat
When I hear people say that it’s not healthy to snack, I get really sad. Because I love snacking and I feel that the right snacks have been so helpful in my healthier lifestyle. Snacks fill me up, and keep me satisfied so I don’t feel like I’m starving and have to pig out later in the day. It’s just important to be aware of how to choose diet friendly snacks. Ideally we’d eat entirely fresh, … [Read more...] about Picking On The Go Diet Friendly Snacks
The proof is in the sauces! What’s the #1 thing that gets people when they’re trying to eat healthy? The innocent seeming sauces added to most food. And lots of my clients are worried about all that fat hidden in those sauces. But my main concern is something different. I’m concerned about the loads of sugar and salt hiding in plain site. When I have clients frustrated that the scale won't … [Read more...] about Get Saucy! Give Your Health A Huge Boost With These Sauces!
Think about the word diet When most people think of the word diet, they think of it is as meaning restriction. Not me though. I think of it as creating balance. And this little lingual disagreement has far-reaching consequences. Because restriction sets you up to try and lose weight in a way that is completely wrong. Now, I’m pretty bad with balance. Ask me to do a handstand and I won’t stay … [Read more...] about Surprise! The Crazy Reason For Your Weight Loss Plateau!
Gluten-Free Diets Have Exploded Onto The Scene There are new gluten-free products everywhere you look. So should you try this new trendy way of eating? And will it transform your health? People often give up gluten who will receive no health benefit. On the other hand, people who might benefit from this diet often have no clue. There are many who believe fiction over facts when it comes to … [Read more...] about Gluten-Free Diets: Fact vs Fiction
The Power In Keeping Your Brain Happy Let's get real for a second. You might know me as a health coach. And I do have a Masters degree in holistic nutrition. But I'm just an everyday person. I'm a sugar addict. My favorite food group is bread. I love pizza. And the idea of lifting weights at the gym makes me feel completely blah. I'm prone to carry too much stress. And I can easily work too much … [Read more...] about Make Your Dieting Brain Happy Again!
Your Feelings Matter Sticks or stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me. I'm sure you said that at least once before you had completed elementary school. But it's not true. Words can be extremely damaging. And your feelings can have affect your body in a way that literally hurts. Anxiety, sadness and depression are something that most of us experience these at some point in our … [Read more...] about Stop Your Feelings From Feeding Your Waistline