Achieving Health and Wellness Resolutions, Step 2: Choose Better Behaviors

Once you've been choosing better food (Step #1) on a regular basis, choosing better behaviors comes more naturally.  You'll find you want to choose actions that support health and wellness because the food you're eating is already doing so.  You're seeing the difference in how your body feels, performs, and looks.  You're feeling the difference … Continue reading Achieving Health and Wellness Resolutions, Step 2: Choose Better Behaviors

3 Simple Steps to Achieving Health and Wellness Resolutions

It's the first week of January.  A brand new year.  You've got your resolutions in hand, or on your mind, and you promise yourself this is the year you're actually going to achieve all of them!  Are you?  I'm not trying to be rude, just practical.  It's common for people to be excited about their … Continue reading 3 Simple Steps to Achieving Health and Wellness Resolutions

How kitchen prep, gardening techniques, and big ideas are related

Thoughtful Kitchen Soak.  Steep.  Marinate.  No, I'm not talking about nuts, tea, or steak...I'm referring to ideas.  Just as particular foods benefit from those processes to draw out nutrition and flavor, Big Ideas do too.  Although chronic over-thinking can lead to paralysis, some thoughts and plans take time to flesh out.  From life choices and … Continue reading How kitchen prep, gardening techniques, and big ideas are related

Little Words Can Have a Giant Impact

One weekend during my middle school years, I invited a few of my girlfriends over for a pool party.  During the festivities, my mother noticed one of my friends appeared to be upset.  When Mom asked her what was wrong, she said she hated her big nose.  My mother told her she had a beautiful … Continue reading Little Words Can Have a Giant Impact

Beyond Resolutions

By this time, we've all proclaimed our resolutions to our family, friends, neighbors, coworkers...anyone who will listen.  We mean well and want to stick with the beneficial resolutions we've set for ourselves, like working out five times a week, staying away from fried food, spending more quality time with the family, and saving more money.  … Continue reading Beyond Resolutions