On the flip-side: the weight loss smackdown

Let's get to the meat of the matter and for once, nothing else. Yeah, I know- extremely hard for me. I'm all about the "something else". But for today, meat of the matter ONLY. You want to lose weight and you want to do it yesterday. Preferably without the bells, whistles, and what you may … Continue reading On the flip-side: the weight loss smackdown

Can I have…

If you're trying to eat healthfully, can you have junk? This is a question I get asked often. If yes, how much won't derail a solid wellness plan? If no, does that mean- never? As in "are you really telling me that I can't have ------(name your poison) ever again?" First off, the term "junk" … Continue reading Can I have…

Find your personal “Holiday Spice”

I love coffee. Inside this mug is a holiday blend french roast that I mixed up myself by grinding a cinnamon stick and some whole cloves and a chunk of whole nutmeg in the coffee grinder, then adding it to my coffee. I didn't have a vanilla bean to add in, so I dotted the … Continue reading Find your personal “Holiday Spice”

Holiday weight gain fears? Consider this:

Food has no power. Perhaps I should expand on that. Food has no power except the power you give it, just like everything and everyone else in life. I know, I know- -you're mulling that one over in your mind, thinking about how you and your situation are different and there are people and things in your life that … Continue reading Holiday weight gain fears? Consider this:

What if your no was a yes?

  "What you resist, persists." -Carl Jung Or as Eckhart Tolle adds to this Jung quote:  "Whatever you fight, you strengthen and what you resist, persists." Why? Because you are expending energy on whatever it is you are resisting. In fighting it, you are thinking about and considering it, and giving energy to its creation. If thoughts equal … Continue reading What if your no was a yes?

Finding your answers

Do you believe this mixture is bad or good or has power over you? If you've read my post When A Cookie Is More Than A Cookie  I hope you've been led to see it simply as food. Is it nutritious or necessary for your survival? No. It is what it is: candy. Candy exists in this world. … Continue reading Finding your answers