Excerpted from “Weight Loss The Screenplay.” What’s Playing in the Cinema of Your Mind? Taking charge of your automatic reactions in tempting food situations is critical in changing your eating behaviors so that food triggers no longer have power over you. Like a scary Hollywood movie, if you’re terrified to be alone in a room with certain foods […]
What is Self-Love and Why is it so Elusive?
Photo Credit: Image by silviarita from Pixabay. We all know that self-love is important to live a happy, healthy life, but what is self-love, what does it actually mean? And why is self-love it so darn elusive?The answer: Self-love is not something you find, achieve, or do—it’s something you are. So, embracing self-love is about remembering who […]
Reflections on My Birthday
As I celebrate another birthday, I’m thankful for each and every experience that brought me to this day—and for all the days that I have yet to live. But more than anything, I’m graciously grateful for this awareness: Although my physical body may become “less young” as the birthdays go by, my spirit never ages—because it was […]
How to Lose Weight for Good
Taking charge of your health and losing weight for good means so much more than simply drinking green smoothies, eating kale salads, and preparing meals ahead of time. It requires more than just wishing and hoping your life will somehow get better by searching the internet for the latest diet trends, fitness programs, or weight […]
The Only New Year’s Resolution You’ll Ever Need
What if there was just one New Year’s resolution—that if you kept it—could change your life forever? What if consistently working on this one resolution could help you move mountains, get tons more accomplished, and become wildly successful? What if applying this one resolution every day would allow you to live your life more purposefully, joyfully, and […]
What’s the Mixiterranean Lifestyle?
The question I get asked most often as a Nutrition Coach is: “What’s the best diet—what should I eat?” The answer is there’s no “one” perfect diet that’s right for everyone—all the time. We are each biochemically unique and our bodies are constantly changing and adapting as we age and evolve. However, there are some solid nutrition […]
What is Wellness, Anyway?
So what is wellness, anyway? Wellness is defined as “the active process of making choices that lead to a healthy and fulfilling life.”So wellness is much more than simply being free of illness. To me, wellness means having the desire, energy, and determination to pursue your goals and dreams and live your life to the fullest. […]
My Food Philosophy
Eat fresh, whole foods from the earth, unprocessed and unrefined, most of the time, and enjoy guiltless indulgences once in a while. I believe that a healthy diet is based on eating mostly fresh, seasonal, unprocessed, unrefined, non-GMO, nutrient-rich foods in their most natural state. Whole foods from the earth that humans are meant to eat. Foods that […]
Welcome to My Blog
I’m so grateful you’re here! The purpose of this site is to help you change your habits and take your health back into your own hands. My goal is to offer you resources, tools, and techniques that show you how to break the physical, emotional, and spiritual barriers that may be holding you back from […]