Today is the last day of the #make1change challenge for the month of March. I'm very proud of how purposefully I've approached my health and wellness this month. The truth is I really didn't lose much weight this month, even though I have been exercising about 5 days a week and sticking to the … [Read more...] about #Make1Change Challenge: 3 weeks 3 Lessons
We made it through week 1! I'm proud to still be going strong. It's week 2, Day 1 of the #make1change challenge. As I mentioned in yesterday's post, Live Your Values, there is no finish line in healthy living. To help with the anxiety I feel from past failed attempts at reaching my goals, I … [Read more...] about #Make1Change Challenge: Milestones and Rewards
A healthy diet is the single, best thing I can do to help reach my health and fitness goals this year. However, with all 3 of our kids playing sports, this demand on our time creates pressure for us to eat out multiple times a week. We all like to eat out, but not eating out helps me stay on track … [Read more...] about #Make1Change Challenge: Weekend 1
In today's podcast I share an observation I made while watching my teen son learn to play basketball under a new coach. It's our tendency to gravitate to the familiar, even when it's not getting the results we want. If we want to achieve the goals we've set for ourselves, we have to resist the urge … [Read more...] about #Make1Change Challenge: Is Comfort Holding You Back? (Podcast)
It's Day 2 of our #make1change challenge. I hope you will join me in focusing on making 1 change for 21 days in a specific area of your life. The details to get you started are in this blog post: Let's Do This! Today, I share one of the things I plan to use as motivation for the next few weeks … [Read more...] about #Make1Change Challenge: My Motivation
“We must all suffer from one of two pains: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret. The difference is discipline weighs ounces while regret weighs tons.” -Jim Rohn Would you let that quote sink in for a moment? Everyone of us at some point has set out to make a change in some area of our … [Read more...] about #Make1Change Challenge: Let’s Do This!
Growing up, February was always one of my favorite months, because of Black History Month and Valentine's day. If month's had a theme, I would say Feburary's theme is LOVE - self love and loving others. In keeping with the love theme here on the blog and in my podcast I'm declaring Feburary - … [Read more...] about What I’m learning about self care and why it needs to be a priority
Why is our health the first to go, when we are overwhelmed by work and family life? My one year anniversary of working full time outside of the home is coming up in about two weeks. When I started this job last year, I had no idea I would look up a year later and be in a place where I struggle to … [Read more...] about The lies we believe that sacrifice our health