Build a Foundation First That Will Support a Healthy Lifestyle

When one begins something new, it is often overwhelming because of all the changes that need to be made. This is true in many aspects of life. When living a healthy lifestyle, there are so many components that blend together. This can make it hard to know what to do or where to start.  It […]

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What it Means to Have Balance in Your Life

Before you can answer the question of what it means to have balance in your life, it first needs to be defined. Having balance is having time for what matters to you.  Sometimes this focus changes as people go through certain “seasons” of life.  Some of these “seasons” might be caring for an infant, taking […]

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A Long-Term Strategy that Leads to a Healthy Lifestyle

There are many benefits to developing a long-term strategy that leads to a healthy lifestyle. Being healthy is a way of life, not a short term, quick fix.  Developing a game plan will assist in achieving that objective. A gal I work with has been leading an “unhealthy lifestyle” (her words) most of her adult […]

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Roasting Butternut Squash is Easy and Fast

Living a healthy lifestyle includes choosing to eat whole foods.  Healthy eating is a way of life instead of a short-term restrictive diet.  Squash is one of the many good options to add to your meals.  Butternut squash is low-calorie, fiber-rich and is a great source of important vitamins, minerals, and disease-fighting antioxidants. Roasting butternut […]

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There is Always a Reason to Eat

The other day we were at a KC Chiefs Football game. It was so exciting to be in the stands with thousands of others cheering on our beloved team to victory.  All around us people were eating, drinking, cheering, and eating again.  Nothing seemed to taste better than stadium food with football.  I was not […]

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A Healthy Omelet is a Good Option for Any Meal

To be healthy and fit includes work in several areas, especially what you do in the kitchen. Working out in the gym for hours can give you zero or little results if you eat an unhealthy diet.  A healthy omelet is a good option for any meal. Sometimes I go into my cooking mode and […]

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10 Habits to Support a Healthy Lifestyle

There is so much information on why, how and what you should do to live a healthy lifestyle.  It can be overwhelming to know where to start. Here are some suggestions on 10 habits to support a healthy lifestyle. The intention is not to start on all 10 at once and then loose steam.  The […]

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Hunger and Cravings

What is the difference between hunger and cravings?  Why do we eat more at times in between or after meals? Is it because we are still hungry?  Or, not satisfied? Hunger happens when your body needs fuel or nutrition for energy.  Hunger pangs, a growling stomach, and low energy are some of the signs the […]

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Face Life’s Challenges

Life is full of obstacles. We all have our ups and downs, our good days and our hard days.  Sometimes life feels overwhelming.  These are the times that being healthy helps you to face life’s challenges. Even though healthy looks different on each of us, being mindful about it is the place to start. When […]

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Healthy Strategies

I saw a lifelong friend the other day that I had not seen in a few years. It was great to visit and get caught up!  As we were talking and sharing stories, she gave me the greatest compliment. She said that I just looked healthy.  That really made my day!  I don’t know about […]

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