healthy habits Tag

We’re nearing the “half-way” mark of 2020 and, like me, you’re probably thinking that it couldn’t even be possible that we’re almost half the way through the year!  But it is.  And here’s why this message today is so important.   December 31st will arrive before we...

No need to overhaul everything with your sleep routine, just start practicing this simple rule to enhance your sleep and feel refreshed and ready for productive days ahead. Follow the 12-12-8 rule to build a consistent, high-quality sleep routine: 12: Stop consuming caffeine by 12:00 pm...

Quarantini’s, stress-eating, binging on movies & popcorn, and feeding sugar cravings may have gotten you into a bit of a bad situation during quarantine.  It’s time to get your health back on track and today I’m sharing three simple strategies to reverse the cycle and...

In a time when we should want to boost the immune system, focus on our health, and do the best we can for ourselves and others, many people have found themselves in a compromised place of increased stress, sugar cravings, overconsumption, and complete lack of...

While the National Institute of Health states that over 40% of Americans are deficient in vitamin D, researchers believe the number may be even higher!  This number means that there are way too many people missing out on the robust health benefits of vitamin D! Despite...

Have you ever wished for a few more hours in the day?  Why is it that some people seem to get everything done effortlessly and others feel that time constantly eludes them?  The secret to managing your time well isn’t working more hours.  It is...

Tips for Trick-or-Treating Success:  Fill Up the Bellies BEFORE  You Head Out: Take time to eat a healthy, protein and fiber-rich dinner.  A favorite of ours is a big pot of Chili with Gluten-free corn bread (made from scratch with organic, non-GMO corn of course!).  The protein, fiber and...

Health is not about perfection; it is all about progression.  Making one high-quality choice at a time and building on your daily momentum to achieve life-long health and happiness.   Our society presses us to be quick about everything; 30-second commercials, limited-time offers, pills and cleanses...

Stress impacts the whole body.  When a stressful situation occurs, the nervous system responds and immediately increases cortisol and adrenaline to prepare the body for emergency action.  Your heart rate and blood pressure increase, muscles tighten, you may feel nauseous, and begin breathing harder.  Although this is a natural response to...