Last month I had the privilege of joining my husband on a work trip to south Florida. It was a dream come true for my cold soul to ditch the single-digits temps, snow storms, and gray skies. The views were incredible, the beach was just a few blocks away, the hotel had an amazing restaurant, … More The Truth Isn’t Always “Picture Perfect”
Or rather, I wrote a book, and am currently in the long process of editing said book. And that, my friends, is probably the craziest thing I’ve ever said. I still don’t believe it. Just about two years ago, the gears in my head started turning. I had just started this blog (which at the … More I’m Writing a Book!
Snacking gets a bad reputation in the health world. I’m not really sure why this is, though I would guess it has something to do with mindlessly eating whole bags of chips or whole boxes of Girl Scout Cookies. For whatever reason, almost every “diet plan” and “health tip” page recommends avoiding snacking. But there’s … More Why Snacking Is Important (And How to Do It Better)
The messages we hear in our culture very much attribute health problems to weight gain. Conversations about chronic conditions like diabetes and heart disease are very weight-focused, with weight loss often being the only “lifestyle recommendation” given by healthcare providers to those looking to avoid medications. But weight loss recommendations don’t always translate to improved … More The Truth About Weight and Health
What do YOU think you need to do to live happier and healthier? Some health gurus might suggest a nutrition plan, an exercise schedule, stress-reduction techniques, or a myriad of other unilateral perspectives. New Year’s Resolutions are usually focused on health, but more often than not, they’re skewed toward physical health — things like diet … More Make This Your New Year’s Resolution