You strive for perfection every day—in your career, as a parent, and concerning your health and appearance. While setting the bar high can help keep you accountable, it can also lead to burnout and goal fatigue. Sometimes things don't turn out how we'd planned; a little thing called life gets in the way (imagine that!) … Continue reading 5 Ways All-or-Nothing Thinking is Destroying Your Diet
The success of a healthy lifestyle can be measured in many different ways—but often, we get wrapped up in that number we see on the scale. It can ultimately make or break our day; if we see the numbers decrease, we pat ourselves on the back. Conversely, when the number on the scale creeps upwards, … Continue reading 4 Non-Scale Victories to Celebrate
So you've decided to quit smoking—congratulations! It’s costly, smelly, and above all it’s bad for your health. No matter how healthy your diet is, or how many sets you can do at the gym, all that hard work is erased when you smoke. You’ve thought about quitting for a while now—envisioning yourself living a healthier … Continue reading 6 Tips for Quitting Smoking Without Gaining Weight
These certainly are unprecedented times; the last nine months have been a huge learning curve for many of us. Parents have been forced to make adjustments to their jobs, and the way the school day looks for our kids has vastly changed. Many districts are giving students the option to learn remotely at home, or … Continue reading 4 Ways to Nurture your Child’s Mental Health During the Pandemic
You're enjoying the fruits of your labor—the last few weeks, your diet has been on point, you've been crushing it at the gym, and you've been getting quality sleep. Great job! But when you step on the scale, you are horrified to see, despite these successes, the number has crept up, resulting in a five-pound … Continue reading Don’t Let PMS Sabotage Your Diet
I am not a newbie when it comes to riding the proverbial weight loss roller coaster. I've tried all of the popular weight loss programs, and while each program has a different variation, generally, they all echo the same message. With that being said, I am not going to sit here and claim that one … Continue reading 5 Tips for Weight Loss Success
Do you ever feel as though you're perpetually treading water? And the second you take a break you start sinking? By exerting all your energy on simply staying afloat, it's no wonder you can't focus on anything else. Let's be honest, being a mom is incredibly wonderful and terrible all at once. It's an unpaid … Continue reading Mom’s, You Can’t Pour from an Empty Cup.
I like to think I'm a healthy person. One might even call me fit. I eat a well-balanced diet rich in whole foods, I work out, and I walk about 4 km every day. So really, I should be the epitome of health. My body begs to differ. I have anxiety, not just a little, … Continue reading Worried Sick