Posts with the tag
motivation

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 »

“If I can prevent a heart attack or an early symptom detected in others I would feel blessed to do it.  The ER doctor I saw has told me I’m lucky to be alive with where the blockages was located.  The scary part is the pain was not intense at all.  Had I not been… 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 »

If you are like me, and most of your work is done in front of a computer, it can be hard to stay active during the 8+ hours you are at the office. Adding in a few extra steps and a few extra movements wherever you can will begin to add up. There are a few… Continue reading »

Two of our most popular blogs are on FitBit (over 5,000 views!) and Nike FuelBand, so I think it’s time I write about my experience with JawBone. When I was researching fitness trackers, I was mainly focusing on price and ease of use. I settled on an older version of JawBone that was on sale and much… Continue reading »

No, I’m not advocating a handstand pushup anytime soon in your life, but when you’re moving toward a certain milestone birthday, you may wish to set some S.M.A.R.T. fitness goals that you never dreamed of hitting! Thus, I decided last Spring (2015) to do a handstand pushup before I was __0 {look at blog title if… Continue reading »

Every night before I go to bed I use my phone to set my alarm. When I say “set my alarm” I should let you know that I have two sometimes three alarms set for the morning. I do not set three alarms because I cannot wake up, but it is because I want those… 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 »

If you have an after-work workout or walk scheduled, do you find yourself starting to think about it starting around 2pm? Research shows that even those that end up keeping their commitment to an afternoon workout, can have negative thoughts leading up to the event. I’m too tired, I have too much to do, it’s… Continue reading »

We are excited to introduce our guest blogger for the day, Melissa. Melissa recently completed the Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less class and she shares her experience with the program. Congratulations Melissa! Melissa’s Journey I have LOVED the Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less class that I recently took.  I wanted to share a… Continue reading »