November 2018

Why do I always feel hungry?

By |2020-06-15T16:50:53-05:00November 6th, 2018|Categories: Healthy Diet, Holistic Weight Loss, Whole You|

Why am I always hungry? (Even after I eat!) "Why am I always hungry?" It's a common concern along with its corollary, "I eat all the time." These can be frustrating issues when you are trying to shed some weight. This constant hunger can make you feel like your body is at war with your mind. Although you want to lose weight, your physical hunger wants to be fed. All. The. Time. Let's look at seven reasons [...]

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October 2018

How Can I Drink More Water? 6 Tips.

By |2020-10-07T14:49:18-05:00October 30th, 2018|Categories: Healthy Diet, Holistic Weight Loss, Whole You|

How Can I Drink More Water? 6 Tips. Water is life-giving and very important. Last week's blog post covered many of the reasons why it is important to drink enough water. Here are 6 tips on how to drink more water. (Because knowledge without action is useless, right?) {Some of the links within this post are affiliate links. Clicking them does not raise your price at all, but helps support me as I operate this blog.} What counts [...]

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Is drinking water really that important?

By |2019-03-05T21:50:46-06:00October 23rd, 2018|Categories: Healthy Diet, Holistic Weight Loss, Whole You|

Is Drinking Water Really That Important? Our bodies need plenty of water to be able to function properly, which isn’t too surprising when you consider that so much of it is made up of water. We lose water every day every time we breathe, sweat, go to the bathroom and even blink. If you don’t replace what you’re losing, it can lead to dehydration. Even being just a little bit dehydrated can make you feel tired and affect [...]

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7 Scrumptious & Nutritious Breakfast Foods

By |2019-03-05T21:50:55-06:00October 16th, 2018|Categories: Healthy Diet, Holistic Weight Loss, Whole You|

If you’re looking to make simple and consistent changes in your lifestyle, a healthy + filling breakfast is a fantastic place to start. Last week, we talked about why breakfast is important. If you missed that post, click here. Now that you know why your body relies on this important meal, you have to figure out how to incorporate it into your day. After four pregnancies filled with morning all-day sickness, I am no longer a breakfast eater. [...]

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Intermittent Fasting and the Importance of Eating Breakfast

By |2019-03-05T21:51:03-06:00October 9th, 2018|Categories: Healthy Diet, Holistic Weight Loss, Whole You|

Some of the links within this post are affiliate links. Clicking them does not raise your price at all, but helps support me as I operate this blog. Have you ever noticed that health experts contradict each other all the time? “Eat low fat,” says one. The next will say, “fat is good for you.” "Paleo is the only way." "Nope, Keto will solve your problems." "No, actually, to be healthy, eat vegan." The problem [...]

September 2018

Holistic Weight Loss Solutions

By |2019-03-05T21:51:33-06:00September 19th, 2018|Categories: Holistic Weight Loss, Whole You|

Holistic Weight Loss Solutions “Diet and exercise, diet and exercise, diet and exercise.” STOP! Just stop. There is so much more to YOU than what you eat and what you do. Why should your weight be any different? If you want to lose weight, the answer is NOT just “diet and exercise.” Archaic advice The experts used to believe that weight loss was a simple formula: calories out must be more than the calories in. We now know [...]

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How Food Can Affect More Than Your Weight

By |2019-03-05T21:51:46-06:00September 11th, 2018|Categories: Healthy Diet, Holistic Weight Loss, Whole You|

How Food Can Affect More Than Your Weight It's easy to think of food as it relates to your weight and energy, but did you know that what you eat can affect many areas of your health? Food affects things like mood, sleep, concentration, and more! Keep reading and, as always, there will be SIMPLE things you can do to help yourself!  Every single cell in your body requires specific nutrients including vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients. Every. Single. [...]

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Why you aren’t losing weight after 30

By |2019-03-05T21:51:55-06:00September 4th, 2018|Categories: Holistic Weight Loss, Whole You|

Why you aren’t losing weight after 30 It is a sad day when we have a realization that our weight doesn’t drop off as easily as it once did. For most women, this happens in her 30s. The first things we turn to are generally diet and exercise, but lifestyle plays a huge role as well. (After all, you are a whole person: body, mind, spirit, diet, and environment.) Fortunately, six of the common reasons for stubborn weight [...]

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July 2018

How to Sleep Better: Natural Sleep Remedies

By |2019-03-05T21:52:23-06:00July 24th, 2018|Categories: Sleep & Rest, Whole You|

How to Sleep Better: Natural Sleep Remedies Have you stared at the clock doing math? “If I go to sleep in the next minute, I can get X hours of sleep.” Or even worse, “ugh, only 6-minutes have passed since I last looked!? Why can’t I sleep?!” Are you waking up feeling like your night did absolutely nothing to refresh and revitalize you? Or are you running on caffeine and stress all day Keep reading! I have some [...]

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Protect Your Rest Day: Why Rest is the Ultimate Weapon for Your Health!

By |2019-03-05T21:52:53-06:00July 3rd, 2018|Categories: Sleep & Rest, Spiritual Health, Whole You|

I used to use Sabbath-Rest as a weapon. My dad loves to work with his hands. A day working outside in the yard? Re-energizing. Cutting down trees, hauling logs, bush-whacking weeds? Peaceful. I, on the other hand, do not feel this way. On my dad’s day off (before he became a Pastor) he would want my sisters and I to join him in his Sunday “rest.” I would wield the fourth commandment as a shield and weapon. “No [...]

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