Comparing is a waste of energy

If you're struggling with the concept of: "I HAVE EVERYTHING I NEED" it may be due to our human tendency to compare what we have in relation to what this, that, or the next person has. We take a look, get out our internal measuring tape or scale and start "working the numbers". We unconsciously … Continue reading Comparing is a waste of energy

Put it all together and: SALSA!

I love salsa! Homemade salsa rates right up there for me like chili does because it's the perfect food. I have been known to put salsa on everything from my eggs to a dish of cottage cheese, sometimes grossing others out in the process. Fortunately, I am not a person offended by disgust over my often random … Continue reading Put it all together and: SALSA!

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: