Make self-care a habit.

Self-care is something often neglected, another thing you may think you do not have time for. While exercise and healthy eating are part of self-care, it is important to expand self-care into relaxation, downtime, self-exploration, trying new things, etc.  Unfortunately it is all too easy to get into the habit of treating ourselves with negative … Continue reading Make self-care a habit.

Overwhelm.

Everyone likely knows what it feels like to be overwhelmed. Often a feeling of overwhelm can be paralyzing in terms of getting through your typical routine, and certainly can drive you in the opposite direction of your goals. Frequent overwhelm is a sign something needs to change. The more you listen to your mind and … Continue reading Overwhelm.

Health mistakes in your 30’s, not to repeat in your 40’s.

This article from SparkPeople rings very true for the way many of us live our lives unhealthily once kids and/or careers come along. Check out this article to pay attention to those things you have been doing against your health and wellbeing, and consider what changes you need to make moving forward with more health and wellness! … Continue reading Health mistakes in your 30’s, not to repeat in your 40’s.

Weight gain from stress.

Stress is a large cause of weight gain and difficulty losing weight. So many of us have formed bad habits around our stress, such as overeating, and these can be hard to break. Food has been our comfort since we were babies and mom and dad used milk to soothe us! Stress hormones and busy … Continue reading Weight gain from stress.

Keep the weight off for good.

I am a firm believer that successful and lasting weight loss necessitates a complete lifestyle change. It is when we fall back into old habits we tend to fail. Often people want a quick fix, with large amount of weight off immediately. Because this is not realistic, people become discouraged and give up. But, that … Continue reading Keep the weight off for good.