Moderation is a bad word

The word moderation refers to the avoidance of excess extremes or within reasonable limits. Moderation is the word that is used in the health and wellness industry to give people permission to occasionally indulge in something that isn’t the healthiest or best option. “As long as it’s done in moderation it’s ok.” Those that believe…

It’s not just what you’re eating, it’s what’s eating you

Weight loss and adopting a healthy lifestyle is more than just watching what you eat, it is also being aware of why you eat. Stress, depression and boredom can be reasons why we eat that has nothing to do with hunger. Eating under these conditions provides temporary comfort in the moment we are eating, but…

Self sabotage

In chapter 9, Mind Games, in my book I Know How to Lose Weight So Why Haven’t I, l discuss the topic of self sabotage. Self sabotage is a game we play with ourselves when we try to save ourselves from our own negative emotions. We get close to accomplishing a goal then we start…

Let me Vegan in peace

For all the vegan’s out there who are tired of hearing: “Where do you get your protein?” “We were meant to eat meat.” “But bacon.” “If you don’t like meat, why are you eating meat substitutes?” “I could never go vegan.” “Vegans are weird.” “All you eat is rabbit food.” And so on. Instead of…

What would your garbage say about your eating habits?

I’m writing this blog mainly for me. Sometimes I catch myself posting something healthy on my Instagram page knowing the day before I ate French fries and Fritos. As I’ve explained in a previous post, I struggle with binge eating, especially around that time of the month. I have gotten better over the past year…

The inner critic

When trying to make changes of any kind, some of us find ourselves battling with our inner critic. That little voice in our heads that tear us down and fill us with self doubt. It’s the voice of our fears The voice of our low self esteem The voice of criticism we’ve received from others…

Accountability partners

First off, what is an accountability partner? An accountability partner is someone who you choose to hold you accountable for completing a project or reaching a goal. If you are trying to adopt a healthier lifestyle, having someone to hold you accountable for your choices can be helpful An accountability partner can help you reach…

Exercise is not one size fits all

There is a popular saying “no pain, no gain” that many of us use as a mantra to push ourselves harder during our workout, but sometimes that pain is a signal from your body that it’s in distress. Back, knee and calf injuries are all too common when we go all in on an exercise…

Sexy for summer 7 day juice cleanse

If you are interested in a guided juice cleanse, please sign up for the free 7 day juice cleanse July 28th- August 3rd 2018. This juice cleans will be exclusive to email subscribers only. By signing up you will receive: Exclusive videos A 32 page workbook A 7 day pre-juicing eating plan with shopping list…

Feeling full vs feeling satiated

We’ve all seen a picture or commercial of the satisfied eater with the bloated belly and unbuttoned pants. The idea of feeling full after a meal conjures up this image. When a meal is tasty or during the holidays such as thanksgiving and the upcoming barbecue holiday the 4th of July, we tend to eat…