The “headlight” method for achieving healthy change

Soon after beginning my health counseling work, I noticed that, for many women, setting goals and dreaming big (especially with health goals) was laced with feelings of inadequacy and doubt from past failures. Every time that they pumped themselves up to reach a goal but didn’t succeed, a little part of them began to doubt (read more…)

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Fruit vs. roots: do you make this big health mistake?

Lately, I’ve been working on my upcoming online course, Designed for Wellness. I’ll share more about the course at the end of this post, but I wanted to talk a bit about how lasting change happens in our lives, and one of the biggest mistakes we all make when we try to make healthy changes. (read more…)

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How to get your whole family on the same plate

Before I became a mom, I swore I wouldn’t become a short order cook at dinnertime. I had memories of my own experience growing up — we simply ate what my mom made for dinner, and I was never consulted as to what that would be. It’s funny how much we think we know before (read more…)

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20 ways to add sweetness to your life

Last month I wrote about noisy foods and the impact they have on your body and mind.  As I read through all the comments, I was struck by how many of us struggle with feeling addicted to sugar. I certainly don’t take a hard line on sugar and feel it should never pass your lips…  (read more…)

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How noisy is your diet?

This giveaway is now closed. Check back soon for the winners! De-cluttering means getting rid of the junk that trips you up. When we think of spring cleaning, we often think of the the rooms, closets, pantries and cupboards in our home. But it is just as important to de-clutter our body as our physical (read more…)

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