Imagine a moment when negative emotions overwhelm you. Do you dig deeper to understand it? Or do you distract yourself to push them away? If you answered yes to the latter question, you may want to reconsider. Emotions are the gateway to our needs. Satisfied needs reveal positive emotions. While the opposite holds true. Negative… Continue reading Emotions Unraveled: Identify Why You Feel What You Feel
Did you know a thriving well-being goes beyond eating the right food for your body, physical activity, and weight management? A number of other elements should also be considered while on a journey towards your best health. I learned there are seven components of well-being according to WellCoaches. Clients become aware of these components by… Continue reading A Thriving Well-Being: Life Satisfaction
One of my daughter’s favorite activity at her school is the ‘Creative Writer’s Workshop’. Every week they go through a process where the students pick a topic they’re familiar with and write a book about it. I had the pleasure of reading her books at the school’s Open House. This particular one, How to be… Continue reading A 7-year old’s view on “How to Be Healthy”
When you hear the word "Skinny Fat", what's the first thing that comes to mind? Mine is an image of my late grandfather who had thin arms and legs but with a protruding belly as if he was 9 months pregnant! Unfortunately, my grandfather passed away at the young age of 70 because of an… Continue reading The skinny on Skinny Fat. Is this you?
I Did It! I Finished the Whole 30 Reset! Two and a half weeks ago I celebrated the end of my Whole 30 journey. It coincided with the week of Valentine's Day and I decided to reintroduce dairy with ice-cream from Dairy Queen. I ordered a small cup of vanilla knowing immediately that the serving… Continue reading Simplicity of Whole 30
Have you ever been in situations where you felt the least bit motivated? Where you find yourself saying "I can't!" instead of "I CAN!" I think we all have these moments but what's encouraging is what I learned from Charles Duhigg's book, Smarter Faster Better: The Transformative Power of Real Productivity about motivation. Being motivated… Continue reading How to turn your I CAN’Ts to I CAN!
Obesity is a hot topic in the health and wellness arena. In my recent research for a class discussion, I found 100,000+ peer reviewed articles written on the subject just in the past decade. It's a well known fact obesity has become a significant crisis in the United States. Take a quick look below at… Continue reading Can We Solve the Obesity Epidemic?