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
It's been three weeks since we celebrated the New Year. We joined our friends where the tradition is to write resolutions on a piece of paper, tie it to the end of a balloon string, and release the balloons at midnight. My girls (5 and 8) made it until midnight and was excited to let… Continue reading My 2019 Intention – GROWTH
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?
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!
Featured Friday Conversations is a series of interviews on Facebook Live featuring incredible women and their health transformation stories. It is our hope these stories will inspire you to take action towards improving your health. What's the most challenging part of doing a live interview? The unexpected technical issues! I interviewed Jaycie twice on the… Continue reading Soar High and Never Give Up – A Weight Loss Journey