Health Behavior

Time for Change

Time for Change

You want to live a long, adventure filled life. You want to see your kids grow up, play with them and your grandkids. You want to spend more time doing the things you enjoy than time at the doctor’s office. You’d rather spend your money on doing things or buying things you really want than on medications, and doctors’ visits.

What's Missing In Your Life?

What's Missing In Your Life?

For most people there is a myth, or Holy Grail if you will, called “Work Life Balance.” If you haven’t discovered already, this doesn’t exist. But please don’t let this discourage you, because you can in fact live a life a fulfillment and create a sense of calm and purpose among the chaos. 

Turning Away from Diet Mentality

Turning Away from Diet Mentality
  1. Has the scale ever truly been your friend?

  2. Does it give you a nice comforting hug if it doesn’t give you the number you were hoping for?

  3. Does it check in on you throughout the day to make sure that it hasn’t upset you too much?

  4. Do you ever feel like a good number on the scale can give you permission to eat outside of your healthy choices and an upsetting number send you in a down hill spiral of not caring what you are grabbing because does it really matter anyway?!!!

5 Easy Steps On How To Effectively Change Your Life

 5 Easy Steps On How To Effectively Change Your Life

How many times have you started a healthier lifestyle – tried dieting and exercising just to find yourself back to where you started, or worse yet, in worse condition?? 

You’ve starved yourself, exercised until you cannot move then found yourself half way through a bag of chips to make you feel better, only to loath yourself for doing it. You’ve gone to the gym religiously for two weeks and eaten nothing but salads to have only lost two pounds – or to your dismay, actually gained weight!! UGH!!!

How Hormones Affect Your Weight

How Hormones Affect Your Weight

     Hormone is a word that’s often thrown around when talking about a pregnant woman or a moody teenager. You’re probably wondering what hormones have to do with fitness. Without going back to biology class, a hormone is simply a chemical messenger in the body. If a hormone is off balance (when you have too much or too little of one) it can affect reproduction, your mood, and everything in between. According to Dr. Sara Gottfried MD,  New York Times bestselling author of The Hormone Cure, “Being overweight often has nothing to do with calories or exercise. For a huge number of us, the problem is instead about misfiring hormones.”