The Bigger Picture

Ever tried calorie counting every meal, strictly watching percentages, or restricting foods? Great health isn’t about strict rules, it’s about loving life. Have you ever found yourself focusing on too much detail, rules, guilt, and restrictions and you miss the bigger picture? Guidelines are important. What to eat is important. Self-discipline is important. But it…… Continue reading The Bigger Picture

Why You Should Ditch Calorie Counting (And What to do Instead)

Most people have heard, calories in, calories out. But how your body handles food is much more complex than that. Like regulating your body temperature, pH levels, etc, your body is always trying to maintain homeostasis. Your body loves balance and it is always working to keep balance, and that includes your weight. If you…… Continue reading Why You Should Ditch Calorie Counting (And What to do Instead)

Don’t Take Life Sitting Down

I think there is a mindset these days that is counterproductive and becomes a stumbling block for people who want to achieve better health. You turn on the TV and notice every other ad seems to be for some new medicine for every ailment. I am not against medicine when it is absolutely necessary, but…… Continue reading Don’t Take Life Sitting Down

Can’t Catch Some ZZZZs? How to Snooze Your Way to Better Health

One of the major issues I hear people struggle with is lack of sleep. Only in recent decades we are beginning to understand sleep, what it does, and why it is so important to a healthy life. Do you ever wake up feeling groggy or does your mind race before you go to bed? I…… Continue reading Can’t Catch Some ZZZZs? How to Snooze Your Way to Better Health

Beat Winter Blues and be a Healthy New You

This is a time of year where everyone is making new years resolutions, but winter may not be everyone’s favorite time to get healthy, and get moving. It’s cold. There’s snow. There’s lots of snow. You probably, like I do, would rather curl up in your bathrobe and chug hot chocolate before taking a snooze.…… Continue reading Beat Winter Blues and be a Healthy New You

How to Glow with Coconut Oil

It seems like every health guru out there today is proclaiming the benefits of coconut oil. There is never a single cure-all for whatever ails you (and be wary of anyone who claims there is), but coconut oil is pretty awesome stuff, and it has healing properties that are good for your skin health. Coconut…… Continue reading How to Glow with Coconut Oil