Awareness, Books, Inspiration, Wellness

Emotions Unraveled: Identify Why You Feel What You Feel

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

Awareness, Behavior Change, Books, Inspiration

How to turn your I CAN’Ts to I CAN!

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!

Behavior Change, Books, Health

Time for a Reset! Inspired by Food Freedom Forever

I never thought I would ever try a food RESET.  It's been in the back of my mind as I've read articles about it, but I was always hesitant in trying one.  After reading Food Freedom Forever by Melissa Hartwig, I realized a reset was the next step to optimize my health. Disclosure:  This post contains… Continue reading Time for a Reset! Inspired by Food Freedom Forever

Behavior Change, Books

Improve your Health with The Power of Habit

Is it possible for someone to be void of unhealthy habits?  Where you’re automated to do what is best for your health? No more guilt-ridden mind games when you tell yourself, just one more bite and you’re done. Then, minutes later you find yourself finishing a plate of (insert your kryptonite food).  Or instead of hitting snooze to… Continue reading Improve your Health with The Power of Habit

Books, Health, Inspiration

How are We Wired to Eat? Let Robb Wolf Explain.

Have you struggled with an uncontrollable desire to eat and asked yourself, "Why? Why can't I stop doing this to myself?"  Don't blame yourself.  As Robb Wolf states in his book, Wired To Eat:  IT'S NOT YOUR FAULT! If you live in a modern Westernized society of relative leisure and abundance but are not fat,… Continue reading How are We Wired to Eat? Let Robb Wolf Explain.

Books, Inspiration

Win the Day with Hal Elrod’s The Miracle Morning

I'm not sure who coined this phrase, 'If you Win the Morning, you Win the Day'. The first time I heard it said was by Tim Ferris.  On The Tim Ferris Show podcast, Tim asks his guests what their first hour of the day looks like. This question made me reflect on how I spend… Continue reading Win the Day with Hal Elrod’s The Miracle Morning

Books

Let Sleep Smarter be your Guide to Better Health

I believe Nutrition, Movement, Sleep, Breath, and Community are the five components to consider when addressing our health. However, sleep is usually the one pushed aside. It is the last thing on our minds when we have a million things to do in the 24 hours we have each day. Disclosure:  This post contains Amazon… Continue reading Let Sleep Smarter be your Guide to Better Health