Category: Skills that Slay
*When you are in recovery or trying to eat for wellness This time of year, advertisements of snowy streets and families coming together laughing eating, and making merry abound. Presents being handed back and forth, faces of pure delight, and picture-perfect families and friends greeting each other with joy and true happiness. There are also just as many campaigns with thin, fit, people dashing … Read More Holiday Survival for Disordered Eaters*
Do you wait until you feel an aching in your stomach before firing up the grill and cooking dinner and then eat until you are ready to burst? Do you turn to food as a coping mechanism when you feel emotionally overwhelmed? Does chocolate cake or a pizza slice make you feel happy and like you’re on top of the world? Self-awareness is crucial … Read More Eating I.Q.: Why You Eat When You Are Not Hungry
Meal Prep Saves Lives Or so it does, IMHO. I got started for the same reason a lot of folks do–to manage (or perhaps lose weight). But that was years ago, and I escaped the hold of diet culture, meal planning and prepping stayed with me. One reason is I enjoy it. My husband enjoys cooking, and the girls both love cooking programs and … Read More Let’s Get it PREPPIN’
Events in this country require that I inform you that this post is NOT about QAnon’s hope that he who shall not be named will return to power on this day. LMAO!!! Today–a completely made-up day of observance–is based on a play on the words March Forth (4th). It is a day for taking action and this post contains a couple of tips to … Read More March Forth and Take Action!
I am certain that by now, the above image doesn’t represent any of you! I will admit, I don’t like working out in the morning. The science is out on whether or not it really makes a difference. For me, my mind is firing and I need to do brain work then. I like evenings, when everything is done and I can throw my … Read More Morning Moves For The Win
Today, I have a quick round-up of 5 doable habits to add to your mornings that will boost your mood–even if you are not a morning person! Get Enough Sleep. This one needs no explanation and is totally underrated! Get ready for the day while listening to positive or productive podcasts and TedTalks. Drink a full glass of water. I do prefer mine warm … Read More Morning Mood Boosters
Mornings, am I right? I only recently became a morning person in the past few years. And not because of some grand, lofty lifestyle overhaul strategy. It was literally the only time my house was quiet enough for me to think. I started by getting up only 15 minutes earlier than my husband. At the time, he was up at about 6:30am. I didn’t … Read More 5 Minute Mind-Body Morning Hack
It is the beginning of the year and goals are at the top of everyone’s lists. Resolutions sound great but a 12 month time horizon all but sets them up for epic failure-again. If you want this year to be different, listen up! Goal accomplishment is what you want. We all set goals, but most overlook how daily routines can serve us or sabotage … Read More Do Your Routines Serve or Sabotage You?