How Food, my weight & Fitness became my Idol

I've always loved fitness.  I've also, always loved food!  I confess that I track my fitness and my food daily and at times obsessively.  It's been on my heart that this is an issue, even an idol in my life. Most of my time is spent planning the next meal (for my family or me) … Continue reading How Food, my weight & Fitness became my Idol

Weight Loss & the Cookie Cutter Mindset

The perfect edges that cookie cutters make in shaping a gingerbread man, a Christmas tree, stars and even Santa please my organized brain. I love the reliability of the cookie cutter's ability to stamp out the perfect shape every time. I wish life and clean eating were more like the perfect edges of a cookie … Continue reading Weight Loss & the Cookie Cutter Mindset

The Real Secret to Weight Loss – Final Part Physical Wellness

We've finally arrived at the most well known dimension of wellness.  As you can now see, your weight loss and overall heath is a lot more than diet and exercise. as a matter of fact, even your physical wellness is more than diet and exercise. Physical wellness promotes the balance of physical activity, nutrition and … Continue reading The Real Secret to Weight Loss – Final Part Physical Wellness

The Real Secret to Weight Loss – Part 6 Intellectual Wellness

If you've been following this blog series, you've learned the importance of learning more about yourself and others and how that knowledge can lead to a happier and healthier life.  You've also probably seen how much all of these areas are linked to your overall health and the carry over impact of each.  Our minds … Continue reading The Real Secret to Weight Loss – Part 6 Intellectual Wellness

Secret to Weight Loss – Part 4 Emotional Wellness

Social media emoji's sum up almost every emotion we could possibly feel, and as you look through all the different options you can easily see that our emotions are very complex.  If only dealing with our real emotions was as easy as picking the right emoji to send in a text. Have you ever been aware … Continue reading Secret to Weight Loss – Part 4 Emotional Wellness

Real Secret to Weight Loss – Part 3 Social Wellness

People watching is one of my favorite things to do. I don't do it to judge or poke fun at others, but to learn different cues, different body language and see how unique each of us are.  It's amazing how different we can be, and yet how similar we all are in our core desires to … Continue reading Real Secret to Weight Loss – Part 3 Social Wellness

Real Secret to Weight Loss Part 2 – Spiritual Wellness

Spiritual Wellness, in my opinion, is where being healthy and successful begins.  It's where we realize that we aren't alone in the struggles we face and that within each struggle there is an opportunity for growth.  When we don't understand that we are part of something bigger and aren't well with who we are - … Continue reading Real Secret to Weight Loss Part 2 – Spiritual Wellness

The Real Secret to Weight Loss!

We can't go far without hearing about the next best weight loss food, pill, drink, diet...Our culture is obsessed with skinny and being skinnier than "that girl."   The secret to weight loss doesn't lie within a pill, a diet, or even exercise.  The secret I'm going to share with you today requires more purposefulness than … Continue reading The Real Secret to Weight Loss!