Have you ever been on a focused nutrition and/or exercise plan and it seems every where you go there's an event? It could be wine tasting, beer tasting, parties (all kinds), work meeting and buffets,

A balancing act to slow down

Sometimes I get my "ah ha" moments when I am struggling the most. Today in my workout I was focusing on a new movement pattern which I was rushing through. There was a lot of

How much protein?

How much protein should I eat? This is always a controversial topic involving how much a person weighs, their activity level, the type of activity one does, their health history and how old a person

Setting your 2016 intentions early!

Wait! It's only the beginning of December...why would I want to write 2016 goals? It's true. We want to live in the present; especially this special Holiday season; however I want to encourage a little


Last week I talked about the "ABC's" of vitamins. Along with getting in essential vitamins, we need essential minerals as well. As always, please check with your Doctor if you are taking any medications to

ABC’s of Vitamins

Sometimes I think a simple email, reminding everyone about the importance of certain nutrients and what they do for our bodies is extremely helpful and a fabulous reminder. Here are some basics to help you

Why do we Sabotage

About a week or so ago, I had someone ask me an extremely thought provoking, important questions..."why do people sabotage their diets" (or general life goals)? I sent out an email to a few different

Paradigm shift

We've all been a rush...stuck in traffic, what should be a smooth sailing road trip has turned into a parking lot. We get irritated, impatient and wonder who is holding everyone up. Then we

Hidden sources of sugar

Sometimes we view sugar as only being in candy and cakes...but here are surprising sources of added sugar you might not even be aware of! I read this article this morning from "Health Watch". These

Pockets of Silence

Several years ago I read and purchased a card reading" We are desperately searching for those pockets of silence where we can root and grow". Today, I still have that card; the message ringing to