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Living in the Sludge Fog

Sludge: thick, soft, wet, semi-solid, mud, dirty oil, muck are among the descriptive words for sludge. I hear and see people who feel like they have no energy, slow energy, tire easily, and have no “will-power” to do much of anything especially cooking meals and getting a little exercise into each day. Does this sound… Continue reading Living in the Sludge Fog

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Food is My Bodyguard

I’m not famous, I’m not rich, but I do use a bodyguard. Food is my bodyguard. Without whole foods the human body begins to weaken a little bit at a time. When you choose to eat foods that are processed, chemically enhanced, deep-fried, microwaved, over-cooked, preservative-laden, overly salted, and contain unhealthy oils your body reacts… Continue reading Food is My Bodyguard

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Six Seeds of Goodness

The seeds that are in most pantries but get little attention and have BIG benefits. Chia– high in protein, calcium and fiber; helps stabilize blood sugar, lower risk of heart disease Fennel– relaxant, helps reduce water weight, decreases food cravings, reduces allergy inflammation and breaks up fat deposits Celery– reduces inflammation, helps lower blood pressure… Continue reading Six Seeds of Goodness

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Your Liver and Weight Loss

Do you watch what you eat, try to lose weight but just can’t? Are you being kind to your liver? The liver is the major fat burning organ in your body. It also pumps excessive fat out of your body through bile. A healthy liver removes dead, unhealthy cells, toxic chemicals, heavy metals that are… Continue reading Your Liver and Weight Loss

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Have a Healthy Flu Season

It’s winter, it’s flu season-and this year the flu virus has been finding so many of us. Because of this, I feel that it’s important to share some information and tips on keeping your immune system healthy and strong. The job of your immune system is to “serve and protect”.  It is in the form… Continue reading Have a Healthy Flu Season

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Healthy Lunch at Work

I am often asked for help in eating healthy at work. The best thing you can do for yourself is to bring lunch in from home and eat only what you bring in. Homemade lunch is easier that you might be thinking so I’m going to help you plan your work lunches. First, if you… Continue reading Healthy Lunch at Work

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Goal Setting & Success

Do you have a goal that you’ve wanted to reach but either put it off until a “better time” or when you feel you can focus on it more? Do you have a goal but you’re not sure how or where to begin? What steps to take first? Most of us have goals. Many of… Continue reading Goal Setting & Success

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7 Tips for When You Feel Like You’ve Hit a Plateau

Very often when we work on losing weight or when we exercise or even when we begin a new daily good habit we start out well and we feel energized by our success. Too soon after we are in the groove of our newly adopted habits and feeling good, we notice less change happening. We… Continue reading 7 Tips for When You Feel Like You’ve Hit a Plateau

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Clean Space

Tidying your space will help you ease your chaotic mind. Clutter is a distraction to our minds, it’s more difficult to process clearly when there is too much in the way. Cleaning isn’t usually at the top of everyone’s list but the benefits post-cleaning brings is well worth your time and efforts. Take a month… Continue reading Clean Space

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Set Daily Intentions ~ Don’t Give Up!

One of my best tips is to set your intention daily. If you set your intention saying it out loud and/or writing it, first thing in the morning every day, you’re more likely to follow through. You start out setting your intention, feeling positive about it and ready to end old bad habits and begin new good habits.… Continue reading Set Daily Intentions ~ Don’t Give Up!