Why You Shouldn’t Have a Love-Hate Relationship with the Scales

Some of us let the reading on the scale tell us how we should feel about ourselves or even if we will have a good or bad day. Why do we give the scale so much power over us? No inanimate object should ever make us feel good or bad about our current weight.

A friend on Facebook mentioned that they have a love-hate relationship with the scales and on that day, it was a good day. At the time, I didn’t think much about my friend’s status, but it did catch my attention because I wondered why would someone have a love-hate relationship with the scales.

It didn’t dawn on me until after I listened to a lecture by Marc David, founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, that people do have a love-hate relationship with the scales and I learned why this happens. Continue reading

3 Reasons To Love Yourself, No Matter What

Do you really love yourself? I mean really love yourself. Think about this question and ask yourself if you really love yourself. I know it is crazy for to ask you if you love yourself, but please take time to answer this question.  Because loving self is something we believe everyone does by default, but that is not always the case.

How can anyone not love themselves? You would be surprised how we are unloving to ourselves. One way we are unloving to ourselves is negative self-talk and negative thoughts about ourselves.

If you told a little child the negative self-talk and negative thoughts you say to yourself, how do you think that child would feel about himself? Think about it. Continue reading

30 Tips for a Healthier Mind, Body, and Spirit

How many of you want to live healthier and be healthier?  That’s everyone!  No one wants sickness, dis-ease, unhappiness, or mental and emotional health issues.

Let’s face it, when we are healthy we feel good and we feel like we have a purpose for being here on this planet;  we feel like we can conquer the world.  But when we are not functioning our best, be it physically, mentally, emotionally, or spiritually, we  feel like we have no purpose in life, which results in us not living life to its fullest.

There are many things you can do to become a healthier person.  And today I share with you thirty tips to help you start caring for the health of your mind, body and spirit.

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5 Reasons Why You Are Not Losing Fat

Have you been trying for a long time to lose fat? Have you tried so many diets, that you have lost count? Do you think there is no hope and that you will always be fat?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, you should know that there are reasons why you are not losing the fat.

There are many reasons why fat keeps hanging around, but today, I share with you five reasons why you are not losing the fat and these reasons are based on my learning experiences. Continue reading

Quieting the Noise to Hear the Wisdom of Your Body

Are you making healthy lifestyle changes? Are you trying a new diet, fitness routine, or trying getting a grasp on how to make changes and habits stick?

During the process of making changes and habits stick you get overwhelmed by all the information and misinformation available that it puts you in a state of confusion.

Resulting in you giving up and saying, “Forget this new diet or new fitness routine.  I’m just doing my thing and hoping for the best.” Continue reading