Mindset and Physical Strength – Do you believe your mind can increase your strength?

Mindset and Physical Strength You don’t believe that simply changing the way you think can have a big impact on your life or your accomplishments? What about mindset and physical strength? I admit it’s a somewhat abstract concept to think that just being more positive or more driven can attract good things to you, or that focusing more on the good in your life can make you happier, but, what about a demonstration to show just how powerful the mind … Continue reading

Emotional Eating – Do you turn to it when you’re under stress?

Do You Turn to Emotional Eating? The holidays can be times for great fun and enjoyment with family and friends, but for many, they can be challenging.  If there is anything wrong in your life, the holidays seem to put it under a magnifying glass; it can really get you down and can make you turn to emotional eating to feel better. Also at holiday time, we have access to many foods that don’t serve our long term health but … Continue reading

Do You Talk with Your Doctor about Health and Mindset?

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Do You Talk with Your Doctor about Health and Mindset? The need for achieving a mindset that helps you meet the challenges of everyday living is increasingly important in our often negative and chaotic world.  More healthcare providers are realizing their patients sometimes need help dealing with daily challenges and stresses that may affect their long term health and mindset. We’ve all experienced times in our lives when it’s difficult to focus or maintain a steady pace in order to … Continue reading

Five Easy Tips to Enjoy Holiday Gatherings…without blowing your diet!

Five Easy Tips to Enjoy Holiday Gatherings without Blowing Your Diet! Most of us are invited to social gatherings during the holidays.  If you try to eat right and not overdo, these events can be tempting and can really derail any good work you’ve done during the previous months.  We all hear people talking in January about how they need to lose the weight they gained over the holidays.  Here are 5 easy tips to enjoy holiday gatherings and to … Continue reading

The 5 Second Rule -if you drop it, do you eat it?

The 5 Second Rule Do you worry about dirt and germs?  I’ve long maintained that all this “kills 99% of germs” advertising is just getting us to expose ourselves to dangerous chemicals in the name of profit for a few giant companies!  While it’s important to know how to clean safely, it’s also important to know which surfaces harbor the highest number of germs and bacteria.  That’s what I want to share with you today via a wonderful article by … Continue reading

Clean 15 and the Dirty Dozen…do you know about this list?

Clean 15 and the Dirty Dozen Have you ever heard of the Clean 15 and the Dirty Dozen?? You’ve decided to eat a cleaner, healthier diet; that’s a great step!  But, how do you know where to start?  How do you keep the cost of food under control and still eat a healthy diet? How do you know what needs to be organic and what can be conventionally grown? These are all questions I faced when I decided to change … Continue reading

Side Effects of Statins – here’s a scary one nobody’s talking about…

Side Effects of Statins – Here’s one side effect nobody is talking about… There’s a lot of talk about the side effects of statins.  I am definitely not a fan of these drugs…lipitor just about killed my husband, Rob.  He had almost every side effect they list (even in the teeny tiny mice type writing…you know, the side effects they really don’t want you to read)…from muscle tissue pain and weakness to elevated sugar levels to brain fog and so … Continue reading

Prebiotics for Gut Health…Do you need them to feel better?

Prebiotics for Gut Health Sometimes there are things I would prefer to keep to myself…to keep private.  However, to be true to my commitment to you… to be transparent about health and to be of service to you in your quest for better health, sometimes I have to put myself out there.  This is one of those times, and it ends up being a discussion about prebiotics for gut health. Earlier this summer I had a bout with an intestinal … Continue reading

Popular Beauty Products Contain Suspicious Chemicals – are you using them?

Popular Beauty Products Contain Suspicious Chemicals If you use cosmetics, you really need to read this…  It’s titled “The 5 Suspect Ingredients That Could Cost the Beauty Industry $20 Million”, and it talks about how popular beauty products contain suspicious chemicals. Many years ago, I was looking through a TV Guide at my parents’ house, and noticed an “ad” talking about how rabbits were used for cosmetic testing.  I had no clue, and this was the beginning of me taking notice of cosmetics … Continue reading

Thin Strong Healthy…working on a guide for you to follow!

Thin Strong Healthy Getting Thin Strong Healthy can be challenging!  Maybe you need to lose weight and get in shape.  Maybe you’re in shape but need to drop a few pounds, and just maybe you don’t need to lose weight, but you’re in terrible shape! I am one of those descriptions.  My mission is to share how to become Thin Strong Healthy and stay that way by eating right, but it’s more than just about eating right! I realized that … Continue reading