How to Naturally Lower Stress Hormone (Cortisol)

STRESS!!!   Its causes are absolutely everywhere. Would you agree?   Our natural “fight or flight” stress response can sometimes go a little overboard. It’s supposed to help us escape injury or death in an emergency and then return to normal after we’ve fought or flew. But, that doesn’t happen too much in our society … Continue reading How to Naturally Lower Stress Hormone (Cortisol)

🎄🎅X-MAS CHALLENGE 💪💪

FINAL CHANCE FOR 2019 We will be running a final challenge pre-Christmas to get a head start on 2020. I know it’s tempting to wait for a NYE resolution but remember, only about 8% of those setting a resolution actually succeed. We want you to start now, feel amazing leading up to the festive season … Continue reading 🎄🎅X-MAS CHALLENGE 💪💪

5 strategies for a guild-free, waistline-friendly Festive Season

A HUGE HAPPY FESTIVE SEASON to you! I hope your holiday season will be absolutely incredible. The most wonderful time of the year is beginning! But from now to Christmas the average westerner gains 3-5 kilos. We KNOW this, but we do it anyway. Most people do absolutely nothing to stop it. So why is this? We … Continue reading 5 strategies for a guild-free, waistline-friendly Festive Season

You are What You Eat:  You Can’t Out Exercise a Bad Diet

Ever heard someone give themselves permission to indulge their sweet tooth just because they just had a great workout?  It’s a common excuse. Many people believe that because they exercise, they’re in the black as far as their calorie input/output.  But in reality, this sort of thinking is a sure road to failure. Most people … Continue reading You are What You Eat:  You Can’t Out Exercise a Bad Diet

2019 HEALTHY HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE!

🎅🏼 🎁 Have you gotten your holiday shopping done yet? (More importantly: Have you gotten YOURSELF a present yet?!) ✨ 🎁I have a GREAT free gift for you that will help you check all the names off your list – and help you spread the gift of good health! It’s my brand-new 2019 HEALTHY HOLIDAY … Continue reading 2019 HEALTHY HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE!

My 3-second question to eliminate temptation…

Picture this for a second....   You’re at a Christmas party. You’re surrounded by your family, friends, or coworkers and are having a great time.   Drinks are flowing and food is everywhere. And it’s delicious. In fact, you’ve already indulged in some of your favorites, in moderation of course 😉   But then your … Continue reading My 3-second question to eliminate temptation…

50 Simple Ways to Start a Daily Self-Care Practice

Got hygge?! (Funny enough, in Denmark and Norway it’s pronounced “hoo-ga”) Self-care, self-love, self-support, self-nurturing or hygge… whatever you want to call it, it’s one of the greatest investments you can make for your physical, mental and emotional health & wellbeing.   Because when you nurture yourself, you’re better equipped to help others. But, self-care … Continue reading 50 Simple Ways to Start a Daily Self-Care Practice

Your biggest obstacle

When we look at commitment to our health and fitness, it’s easy to see a lot of obstacles: time, energy, money, family obligations, commuting, etc.   We could come up with a million of them.   But I’m getting real with you today…   Your biggest obstacle is never what you think it is.  Your … Continue reading Your biggest obstacle

Eating out without sacrificing your goals

I’ve seen it before and I’ve been guilty of it myself… Thinking it’s splurge time when we go out to eat.   I’ve heard it all… “I should enjoy it since I’m spending extra money!” “I don’t want to be judged for being the salad eater.” “I just don’t know what to order!”   I’m … Continue reading Eating out without sacrificing your goals

Losing weight vs. getting healthy

While at first glance these things might seem synonymous, but I want to break it down for you why they aren’t.   You see – you can lose weight and get healthy or you can lose weight and become very unhealthy.   Let’s look at some examples.   If you lose weight through eating awesome … Continue reading Losing weight vs. getting healthy