Posts with the tag
motivation

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 »

I had a fitness tracker for about a year-and-a-half. It seemed like the niftiest thing ever. Not only was I able to track my daily step count, and the quality and quantity of my sleep, but I eventually learned how to pair it with my food tracker and could get a grade on my daily… Continue reading »

Write down what you eat. This is a simple but very powerful step in being more mindful of the food choices that you make every day. You can use old fashioned paper and pencil or track using applications such as My Fitness Pal or Lose it (my favorite). The holidays are a great time to… Continue reading »

Eat Smart and move more in 2016 with Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less Online, a 15- week weight management program that works because it is not a diet – it’s a lifestyle! All weekly classes are conducted online by a live instructor, fostering interaction between the instructor and all participants. Participants can conveniently attend classes… Continue reading »

One of the TV shows that my family all enjoys watching together is a show called Chopped on the Food Network.  If you have never seen it before, they start out with 4 chefs and each chef gets a basket full of mystery ingredients.  There is an appetizer, entrée and dessert round and one chef… Continue reading »

We would like to introduce today’s Holiday Challenge guest blogger, Judy. Judy is a participant in the Holiday Challenge and she shares her journey over the past few years. Congrats Judy! I have been on my weight loss journey for over two years now. It is a slow process but I haven’t had surgery or bought… Continue reading »

We are excited to announce our guest blogger for the day, SpinningChick. She shares the benefits to stepping outside your comfort zone, one step at a time. Gain Something New Every Day I know what you’re thinking – wait, isn’t the challenge to maintain NOT gain something?  But hear me out…  Here is your second… 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 »

When I was a very young child, I lived with my grandparents in a very remote countryside in Southeast Asia. A place full of green hills and fruit trees, it was in this beautiful setting that I fell madly in love with the beauty of nature. A few times a week, in comfortable shoes and… Continue reading »

We are thrilled to announce our guest blogger for the day, Heather. Heather recently completed the Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less class and she shares her journey back to doing what she loves. Way to go Heather! I started the Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less program because I had a little boy in September… Continue reading »