choose a focus word for the new year

Hello! The new year is right around the corner and lately I’ve been hearing a ton about resolutions, new beginnings and challenges people are looking to take on.  What about you, is it surrounding you too?  Are you getting excited for new challenges and goals? For me, I don’t really jive with resolutions.  I am…

let’s start a smiling epidemic

The road to health doesn’t just show up when you take your focus to one area, like what you eat, how you move, or your sleep and how much of it you get.  They are all important, SO important!  But there is another area I like to focus on too, which is equally important.  It…

no diets, just eat real food

I really dislike the word diet.  For years in my teens it was negativity associated with weight – the desire to lose it.  It’s a word that can carry a whole lot of stress, anxiety and worry along with it.  Just a whole lot of mental exhaustion. I feel so thankful to have moved on…

10 foods I eat every day

What are your eating habits like? What foods do you eat daily? I like to think I have a pretty good diet. I stay away from most overly processed foods, keep sweets for special occasions (which has been a big improvement lately) and eat lots of healthy nutritious foods.  But I am definitely a creature…

10 healthy living documentaries to watch

It’s almost the weekend!  My Friday started with a bootcamp and body pump class, a quick grocery store trip, then I took Hunter to gymnastics.  We had a different teacher today and she had such great energy and kept my crazy kiddo in line (well, most of the time).  Such fun! I’m off to run…