“I Don’t Deserve to Look Good”

Do you find that you’re doing the right things, but still haven’t achieved your health goals? Maybe you are having trouble losing weight. Or maybe you’re not achieving the muscle tone you want from your workouts.   There may be one simple thing that is keeping you from getting where you want to go: your…

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Two Simple Ways to Fight Winter Fatigue

Two Simple Ways to Fight Winter Fatigue

Lately, it’s been overcast and rainy in my neck of the woods in western Washington. And this morning, it snowed!   With all of this winter weather, I’ve been feeling my energy drop a bit. But I’ve discovered there are two simple things I can do to beat the winter fatigue.   The first is…

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Cherry Almond Chocolate Smoothie

This week I’m coming to you with a simple smoothie recipe that is a powerhouse of nutrition and will keep you satisfied for hours!   Let’s take a look at the health benefits of my smoothie ingredients: These little beauties contain antioxidants, have cancer-preventing compounds, reduce inflammation, and relieve arthritis pain. They also reduce belly…

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Simple Goals versus New Year’s Resolutions

The new year is just around the corner. Are you someone who sets a bunch of resolutions each January, only to be discouraged as the year comes to a close and you realize you didn’t reach your goals? Or maybe you get disenchanted at the end of January or February as you realize that you…

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Boost Your Health with Intermittent Fasting!

Have you hit a plateau with your health goals? Do you feel OK, but know there is even greater health for you to experience?   Maybe you’re doing everything right…eating well and exercising, avoiding poor food choices. But you still don’t have as much energy or focus as you’d like.   I have one easy…

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3 Tips for a Healthy Thanksgiving

Going to a Thanksgiving feast can be tough on your resolve to stick with healthy eating. But it doesn’t have to be. You just need to arm yourself with a few tools and you’ll find your Thanksgiving event to be even more enjoyable.   Here are three tips for staying on track with your health…

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Create Calm Out of Chaos with This One Trick

Did you know that you have a simple tool available to help calm you whenever life starts to feel overwhelming and out of control?   It’s simple, easy, and you don’t even have to carry this tool around with you in your pocket or purse.   It’s breathing.   Whenever your body starts to have…

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Pumpkin Power Latte

One of the hardest things for me when switching to healthier eating was giving up my sugary espresso drinks from coffee shops. A favorite of mine is the pumpkin spice latte that rolls around each Fall. Pumpkin and Fall just go together. And with Fall being my favorite season, pumpkin naturally makes its way into…

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Avoid this Ingredient in Your Protein Bars

We often reach for a protein bar as a quick and easy way to satisfy hunger while also trying to be smart about what we eat. Protein keeps us satisfied longer and gives us energy to get through our day. There’s one ingredient used in a lot of protein bars, however, that you’ll want to…

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How to Overcome Exercise Challenges

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Hello Beautiful-   The Fall weather is coming on quickly. I love this time of year. The heat of summer fades into colors of orange and red and the cozy sweaters and boots come out.   Some Fall days are absolutely beautiful. This morning, however, I awoke to pouring rain and wind. The rain is…

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