Live Mindfully

Stress, something that everyone would say they experience from time to time. Stress can be from anything; work, finances, lack of time, family, or other responsibilities can be stressors for people. Some types of stress can be good for the body in ways that it challenges and spurs people on, but bad stress can take… Continue reading »

The comparison struggle Okay, here it goes. I struggle with comparison. It is not something that I am proud of, but I know that I can work on this area of my life. Recently it’s been very apparent when I look at images of “perfect young 20-somethings” plastered all over social media and they all… Continue reading »

  Have you noticed that each decade that passes holds new possibilities? Well it’s the same with foods and giving your body the right nutrients for success. If you are in your 20’s, this is the time for young women to build bone. Women should be getting as much calcium as they can (about 1,000… Continue reading »

Miss the Navigating the Diet Maze webinar? Dr. Carolyn Dunn went through a gluten free diet, the paleo diet, low fat diets, low carb diets, and the Mediterranean diet. She shared how to know if a diet is right for you, and how to eat healthy for a lifetime.  Dr. Dunn references a research article… Continue reading »

LAST CHANCE to Register for the February Series! A fresh start at eating smart and moving more. A chance to make your health a priority. We are here to help. Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less is a 15-week online weight management program. Classes are taught in real-time with a live instructor. Morning, lunch, and… Continue reading »

A good recipe is all about culture, passion, and years of tradition all in one dish. Noticing these aspects of a dish allow us to be more mindful, to slow down, and to appreciate every bite. Instead of rushing through a meal or eating while being distracted, take a moment to think about each ingredient, the… Continue reading »

Did anyone else have a crazy week last week or was it just me? I feel like I’m tangled in to-do lists that never seem to end. The days are getting shorter and add packing, traveling, and preparing thanksgiving meals on top and our lists can almost get out of control. This past weekend I… Continue reading »

The holidays often mean more choices, choices of special foods, different food appearing in the grocery store as “seasonal” items. Are more choices a good thing? A regular grocery store has over 25,000 items. This is a huge increase from several decades ago when the average was around 15,000 items. The increase in choices has… Continue reading »

One week until the start of the 10th annual Holiday Challenge! Looking for a little extra support over the holidays? Join us as we eat smart and move more throughout the hectic holiday season. The Holiday Challenge is a free seven-week program available for anyone over 18. The Holiday Challenge runs from November 16th through December… Continue reading »

Mark your calendars! Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less presents STRESS; a Nutrition Decisions Webinar. Dr. Carolyn Dunn of NC State University will present on what stress is, how it effects our health, and most importantly, how to manage it. And this comes just in midst of the holiday season. Join us on November 20th at… Continue reading »