Want to be healthier in 2014? Here are some of my favorite easy changes to get you on your way 1) Its 3pm, you’re starving and all you can think of is pouring your laundry quarters into the vending machine for something chocolaty and sweet. A lot of times we crave sugar because we need protein. Have a plain yogurt with fruit, turkey or tempeh wrapped in lettuce or no-mayo tuna salad … [Read more...] about Gimme 5! 5 healthy diet tips as we go into the New Year.
So long 2013. As I look back to the last 12 months, I have a lot to be thankful for. Now I look forward to seeing what 2014 has to offer. Each New Year is a birth of possibilities. We get a fresh, untarnished year as a blank slate on which to create. Most people make New Year’s resolutions. This year my resolution for the New Year is simple. I want to stress less and be good … [Read more...] about What will be your metamorphosis in 2014?
I meant to start this blog entry 2 weeks ago, then last week, then a couple of days ago and it was still on my to do list today. I was waiting to find a time where things would be perfect. I would have the best idea, be well rested so my writing would be sharp and have my words flow onto the page as if Maya Angelou herself were dictating them to me. The end … [Read more...] about Losing at the Game of Perfection
You eat your fruits and vegetables. You try to eat balanced meals. Hey, you might even eat a little more than you should from time to time. Sure that means extra calories, but that translates to extra nutrients too. There’s no need for a multi-vitamin, right? Wait! Don’t answer that yet! First, the classic argument goes that throughout history … [Read more...] about I’m too healthy to take vitamins!!!
Are the Holidays Bad Luck for your Waist Line? Yes, the holidays are coming. In the next few months you will be frolicking in piles of turkey, stuffing, pies, chocolates and fruit cakes. Why oh why would you start a diet now when you just know you are going to eat your way through November and December? Doesn't it just make sense to indulge now, and start … [Read more...] about What? I Can’t Start my Diet During the Holidays!