When you hear the word “meditation,” what images come to mind? Sitting cross-legged on a pillow, eyes closed, possibly chanting? A religious group engaged in deep and mindful concentration?
Diets don’t work – plain and simple!!! For over 20 years I have been working with women in helping them to live healthier and happier lives. My main focus is to inspire them to have a better relationship with their body and food, to live more and weigh less without having to diet again!
With only 10 days into the New Year, I must admit it does feel great to start fresh on a new journey! 2016 seemed to be a challenging year for many and especially world wide with deadly attacks, natural disasters and political let downs….it seemed that with each week there was “something” that was creating a stir in the world.
So often we eat mindlessly. We stuff food into our mouths while working on the computer, watching TV, or when we’re on the run. The pleasure of eating lies in slowing down and fully experiencing all the elements of food. Take some time to explore each of the following during your next meal and notice the difference. The main thing is to have fun, learn something, and understand yourself better.
Reduce or eliminate caffeine. The ups and downs of caffeine include dehydration and blood sugar swings, and may cause sugar cravings. Drink water. Sometimes sweet cravings are a sign of dehydration. Before you go for the sugar, have a glass of water and wait a few minutes. Eat naturally-sweet vegetables and fruit to crowd out your sugar cravings. Avoid chemicalized, artificial sweeteners an ...[Read More]
Do you ever feel that you start your day off with a flat stomach, but as the day progresses you feel that your belly is expanding, your pants are suddenly tight, and you feel uncomfortable? Even if you are exercising daily and eating a healthy diet there are still many factors throughout the day that may be contributing to your increasing belly by the end of the day.
Goal-setting is an essential and powerful tool for everyone who wants to achieve their ambitions and desires and to create the inspired life they dream of! Setting goals can help you focus on what’s most important, increase your effort and motivation to stick with your plan, consider new strategies regarding how to accomplish your goals and help you track your progress.
What is there not to love about peanut butter and chocolate? The two together are absolutely sinful and hit that sweet and salty spot every time! These creamy, easy to make bite site treats are sugar free, dairy free and gluten free so you don’t feel quite as guilty. Perfect for sharing over the holidays or maybe keeping all to yourself!
I know eggnog is one of those treats that you either love it or you hate it, but I just love it! There is nothing like sipping on a thick, creamy, luscious glass of spicy goodness, by the glow of the Christmas lights, and snuggled up by the fireplace. Since many of us try to avoid dairy and excess sugar these days, this simple homemade recipe is a holiday favourite!
This vegan pesto is big on taste and zero on dairy. I promise that you will not miss the cheese!
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If your adrenals are fatigued it is crucial that you address this as soon as possible. Over time it can lead to other health issues such as; hormonal imbalance and a depressed immune system. There are a couple of simple things you can do to restore your adrenals. The first and most important is to de-stress. When you feel yourself getting over whelmed and stressed, try to take a step back to breat ...[Read More]