Imagine you are running through a field of grass feeling vibrant, looking healthy, and young. Now imagine that you are also disease-free and strong into your old age. Don't both those images seem too good to be true?
Think about it. How often is the moment that you decide you've "blown it again" the very same moment you decide to go ahead and finish the bag of chips or the cookie dough or whatever it was you just got mad at yourself for eating?
Authenticity is the new perfection. If you want to strive for something, strive for that. Then you know you'll be in alignment with who you want to be and how you want to show up in the world.
Whether you're a college freshman or a stressed-to-the-max single mom juggling two jobs, you'll want to focus on the right foods to manage hunger and cravings as well as ditch those stubborn pounds.
Sometimes forcing yourself to reduce the list of have-tos, and allowing yourself to putter, can allow you to focus on what you really have to get done.
Ho, ho, ho... yep, it's that time of year again. This year I'm inviting you to do your holidays differently, though. Instead of more sugar, stress, ...
It's natural to crave heavier and warming foods this time of year. Combine letting loose at family gatherings with your body's inclination towards warming comfort foods and you've got yourself a recipe for overeating.
I've found that the most successful approach to a fitness program is to start by thinking, "What's the one thing that I can do today that will improve my health?"
Overeating commonly occurs when your mind is not aware that your body is being fueled. Allowing your mind and body to connect results in healthier portion control and a satisfied appetite.
Go back to the basics of eating healthy whole foods but in a way that works for you. The best diet is the one that is achievable, satisfying and sustainable for you.
And so I am writing a new ending when it comes to my relationship with my body. I choose to rock this statuesque physique from deep within. I choose to acknowledge my body as the incredible ally that it is, instead of using it as a container for my judgment and disdain.
Studies show testosterone declines about one percent every year after age 30, and researchers believe low testosterone affects 20 to 40 percent of older men.
Developing the techniques and skills to avoid feeling overwhelmed and relieving it if it happens are key to solving the problem. Here are a few of the habits I've learned and teach that are a good start to getting a handle on it.
The holiday season is swiftly approaching, and with the season comes the inevitable gauntlet of parties and good cheer. And that can be devastating to...
Two years ago I decided I would throw every ounce of energy I had into preparing the world for Kate, my little girl who had recently been diagnosed with autism. In doing so, I have neglected myself in many ways. The most humiliating of which has been my 81 pound weight gain.
We see people's highlight reels and think they have it easy. The mom who lost 50+ pounds and looks amazing; it had to be easy. The mom who seems to have it all together, who has been told, parenting just comes naturally to you. The business owner who seems to have it all.