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…

Stop setting hard boundaries with yourself

  When trying to achieve any sort of change, we can sometimes resort to tactics that we believe will light a fire up under us and push us. We forget about how the words “don’t” “stop” and phrases like “you better not” trigger resistance and defiance in us. “Stop going out to eat” “Don’t buy…

Orthorexia

Orthorexia is defined as: An unhealthy obsession with eating foods that one considers healthy. When it comes to some healthy foods, you have people who will only eat organic foods, people who will only eat alkaline foods, people who will only eat fruit with seeds, people who avoid chain grocery stores and will only buy from…

Which kind of bad habit eater are you?

No matter how hard we try to adopt healthier eating habits and eat clean, sometimes our fat, salty sweet processed faves still make it into our hands and eventually our mouths. There’s no such thing as perfection and the occasional snacks and comfort foods that don’t fit into our new healthy ideal won’t kill us,…