How a Food Journal Helps You Stay On Your Diet

Over a year ago, I began keeping a food journal. I was experiencing some nagging health issues and suspected that certain foods were a trigger. Meanwhile, I began an eating plan called TrimHealthyMama in order to lose stubborn pregnancy weight after my 7th child was born. What I discovered is that keeping a food journal […]

Break Your Energy Draining Habits

The problem with low energy is that it makes it incredibly difficult to put anything into action. If you have very low energy, then the chances of you being able to commit to a new training program, to a new diet or to a new lifestyle are relatively slim. Motivation is unfortunately predicated on energy, […]

Improving Your Life When Dealing With Chronic Illness

For the past month I have been dealing with a chronic back problem from an old injury during my hospital nursing days.  When it first began I just thought it will be better soon just like all the other times.  But this time it’s been different.  The pain more severe and lasting a lot longer than in […]

Kryptonite Robbing Your Super Powers?

We’ve all been there. You find that your energy level has been dragging for days now. You have no motivation to move. You sit and yawn. You desperately long for a nap. But you never seriously consider taking one because you really can’t sleep during the daylight hours. Not to mention, it would screw up […]

Giving Yourself Peace and Tranquility

Everyone deserves to experience peace and tranquility in their life every day, even if it’s just for 20 minutes. When you pause and allow yourself this experience, everything in your life becomes easier because you’re now coming from a space of alignment, authenticity and inner truth. In this free 19 minute guided meditation I will […]

Calling and Receiving Miracles!

You can learn how to call and receive miracles. You can become and be a miracle maker. It’s a quality and skill that anyone can develop, and when you do, miracles can become part of your everyday, ordinary life. That’s actually what the Divine always intended – for your life to be filled with lots […]

Mini-Retreats: The New Staycation

You don’t need to wait until your next week-long vacation to push the reset button and experience a mini-retreat. Sometimes all it takes is a decision to break out of your rut, I mean routine, in order for you to feel rejuvenated and spark that joie de vivre. You’ll feel your stress level reset and […]

Telling The Truth About Surrogacy

When you cover a topic that people have lots of opinion on, you’re going to tread on toes once in awhile – and I’m comfortable with that. I have to be if I want to serve my community well! I’ve always worked to be real, but I know I’ve occasionally ‘sugar coated’ the truth.  Well, […]

Think Your Way Thin

How you think about things that happen to you in life can affect your reactions to any situation in a big way. For instance if you think it’s okay to eat whatever you want during your yearly vacation, then you will (and you’ll probably regret it). But, if instead you think that you want to […]

Small Steps To Big Weight Loss

Any goal that you have starts with small steps. You want to get a degree in college, you start with one class. You want to start a business, you first write a business plan. You want to lose weight and get healthy, you start with that first pound and that first pound starts with that […]

Natural Weight Loss By Visualization

We have long known that using visualization to reach a goal works. It’s been shown to work in sports with basketball players and tennis players visualizing their successful plays, over and over again, even when they cannot actually practice the moves, the act of visualization improves performance. Repeated visualization is a powerful method to use […]

Conquering Fat Loss

By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail. – Benjamin Franklin   Another way to look at this quote is that if you don’t plan to succeed then you’re planning to fail. Everything in life requires planning, including natural weight loss. If you don’t have a plan for your natural weight loss, you’re just […]

Big Natural Weight Loss Success

In order to achieve big natural weight loss success, you must work toward overcoming fear that may place obstacles in your way. In fact, one of the reasons you may have become over weight in the first place, aside from eating additive fake foods, might be due to these fears. There are many different types […]

Low Thyroid And Belly Fat

The long list of symptoms of low thyroid can be deceptive because you don’t have to have all the symptoms, and they can be very mild, even almost unnoticeable at first until they’re not and they get worse. What’s more is that often doctors do not test for low thyroid and when they do if […]

Melt The Belly Fat

If you have excess belly fat it’s more than just being overweight that is an issue. Having excess belly fat is dangerous. People with extra belly fat are more likely to have diabetes, heart disease and a whole host of other illnesses. It is imperative that you melt the belly fat and get healthy now. […]

How To Reduce Belly Fat In Women

Women most women want to lose weight their first thing to do is to start cutting food groups, and calories. The problem is this causes a lot of stress on the body and causes hormone imbalances due to the stress caused on the body, and the mind. Introducing deprivation to your already stressed life will […]

10 Tips to Reduce Belly Fat In Women

  Drink Water — You’ve heard it before and you’re going to hear it again, you must drink your water. Drink half your body weight in ounces in order to ensure that you’re getting enough. If you drink 8 ounces of water, or clear broth before your meals you’ll eat less, feel better and help […]

Belly Fat And Hormones

There are two hormones that are very important to know about when you want to lose belly fat. Cortisol and Leptin. Cortisol is a nasty hormone that causes you to store more fat in your belly. Leptin is a hormone that regulates energy and controls metabolism and hunger. If you have enough Leptin your hunger […]

Thyroid Issues And Weight Loss

If you’re eating a healthy diet, cutting out all fake foods, chemicals and additives, but you still are having issues losing weight it is more than likely the problem is your thyroid. Unfortunately, many doctors overlook or completely misdiagnose the issues due to not doing the right tests, or no accurately reading the test results. […]

Natural Weight Loss Pep Talk

When you’re still in the weight loss phase of your new diet and exercise regimen it can be very frustrating and discouraging. This is true especially if you’re not losing weight at the rate that you want to lose. There are some things to help yourself not revert back to unhealthy eating to deal with […]