Category: wellness

Weight Loss Affects Those Around Us

           When we decide to change, it means that all the people around us need to change how they relate to us. The list of change does include weight loss. When we choose to take care of ourselves and lose…

Over-looked Component of Weight Loss

One of the biggest drains in our lives is the person who seems to depend on our energy to make it through the day. These individuals are called “energy vampires”, and live in every segment of society. When working through weight loss, these individuals…

Changes. . .

Life sometimes happens, and it can be messy! Life decided to change my direction with a sudden jolt of changes. . . First, I’ve left Beachbody for a number of reasons I (that I will not go into here). I am still on my…

Self Love Needed

Ever look into the mirror, and wonder what could have been? Ever wish “things” were different? Ever wonder why you cannot find happiness? I use to. I struggled daily with the idea that there was something wrong with me. Why do all the “good”…

Learning Opportunity

Wanting to lose weight in the New Year? This class will give you a jump-start to successful weight reduction. This no-nonsense class offers tips, techniques, and encouragement to attain your goals. Please share with others. . .Life is Good!  BTW, I’ve lost 35 pounds…

Food Strategies for the Holidays

The holidays are filled with amazing foods, especially fudge, cookies, pies, and large meals. Traditionally, it is the time to feast and celebrate. It can cause us to gain unwanted weight, and causes food-related stress. It’s not fun watching everyone eat, and feel like…

Holiday Stressors & Food!

We’re coming into the holidays, and often becomes the most stressful time of the year! There is all the “things” to complete, decorations to put into place, shopping, parties, family gatherings, and the holiday food. Sometimes, I think we cram a year of “everything”…

Changing Perspectives

I’ve taken a break from weight loss, and worked to maintain a healthier body weight. My original goal was to be 160 pounds, and I reached 155. My mind kept focusing on the 160, and I actually put the 5 pounds back onto my…

What’s in a Number?

What’s in a Number? Weight is a number. Body measurements are numbers. Calories are counted in numbers. Exercise is tracked in numbers. Time is recorded in numbers. Our minds grasp numbers, and hang onto them. It takes time for those numbers in our head…

Time for Self Care

Self care is healing to the self. It is the moments in our busy lives we stop and honor ourselves. We momentarily let go of the budget, family issues, work challenges, and focus on quieting the inner self. We invest in our own well-being….

Steps to Healthy Self Talk & Self Image

Steps to Change Self Talk & Self Image. . . Listen to Your Words What words do you regularly use? Are they positive or negative or angry or happy? These words define how we communicate with ourselves and others. Our choice of words reflect…

The Power of Solar Eclipse in Our Lives

This is just a brief note. I’m currently experiencing the solar eclipse today. The gravitational pull of the sun, moon, and planets will affect our energy today. For me, it’s the beginning of a new chapter in my life. It works because I set…