I live by the mantra of a balanced healthy lifestyle. I live it myself and want it for everyone I come into contact with. I do not believe in perfection. I do not believe we can be all or nothing of one thing at all times. I do believe you can exercise and workout, have your cake, enjoy it, and … Read more about Why Balance Can Be a Big Fat Lie
If you follow me on Instagram you may have seen this photo of yesterday's lunch and creation of this No Mayo Tuna Salad. Tuna Salad is one of those forever staples that is just awesome to have in the fridge. For some reason, lately, I had forgotten all about it. Looking back, I have a wonderful … Read more about No Mayo Tuna Salad
I used to pooh pooh the whole concept of self-care and "taking time for myself". If you are in a really busy stage of your life, perhaps with young children running around, a demanding job, or find yourself in the sandwich portion of your life where you are still acting as a parent to your own … Read more about Do Something for You This Weekend
It's the beginning of summer. The time of year when we all think a bit more about weight, weight loss, how we look as we shed those winter clothes and dive into these warm months full of a lighter schedule, pool time, lake time, beach time, all those things that we love about summer. … Read more about Do You Have Discipline to Take Care of YOURSELF?
I have shared in this space before that I have Meniere's Disease. This is an autoimmune disease that affects the ear and can cause ringing or tinitus in the ear or ears, vertigo, and hearing loss. You can read more of my experience with these things here, here and here. About a year ago I … Read more about Make Yourself a Job . . . an audio update
It is the weekend. Those glorious two days we all love! I know your focus is likely on the Royal Wedding, but I figure you still have to eat, right? I talk here about how I follow the 80/20 rule, eating clean 80% of the time and leaving room of 20% to enjoy life. Food is a great part of life and … Read more about Weekend Eats!
Quite a while back,( in 2015 I think!) I posted FIVE non-negotiable things I do every day. To this day I still stand by four of them. I have actually dropped one of them on most days, but I think for many people if it makes them feel good then it should be worth trying or keeping. I am going to … Read more about My Non-Negotiables
I am diverting from my normal topics here for a little vent. I am really tired of hearing all the endless talk about "the Universe". Have you noticed the recent talk about "the universe"? What exactly is this universe that seems to be guiding people in so many ways? I confess to being one of … Read more about Enough with the Universe Talk, Already
Week 4 - the FINAL week of the Beat Busyness Challenge is here. I'm wondering if you did any editing over the past week, or thought about editing. Remember, this wasn't a one week shot. I hope you'll think of this weekly and continue to strike off a couple of things from your list … Read more about BEAT BUSYNESS CHALLENGE – WEEK 4
I love being inspired by people and things. I think it is a great gift coming from folks who might not even know the impact they are having on those around them. It is only noon but I have already been inspired by those around me and will make it a point to be on the look out for more as the day … Read more about Things Inspiring Me Today
Nourishment is a great word isn't it? Sometimes I get stuck on words and they just float around in my head and this is one of those words. It just sounds like comfort, and well-being and like someone has wrapped you in a warm blanket and fed you a wonderful meal. I know this sounds … Read more about Nourishing Your Body without Food