6 Things to Remember When Declaring Your Personal Independence

July 1, 2015 No Comments

There is a flame that burns within every individual that brightens our hope and encourages us to become free from those things that restrict us. We long for liberation from the chains of personal habits that we have forged link by link. Each morning we hope that somehow this will be our day of deliverance. […]

AHHHH….Sometimes I want to scream, "What the Crud am I doing!"

June 25, 2015 No Comments

Sometimes making changes in your life is just frustrating. You do a good job for a bit and then life begins to take control. Juggling several life changes at once isn’t easy, and now you have just added weight loss to the pile. Counting calories, exercising, and removing the comfort foods that help you cope, […]

The Secret to Keeping Your New Year’s Resolutions

January 7, 2015 1 Comment

The holiday season is over, and now is the perfect time to start fresh and get back in shape. If you are like most people, you have probably already resolved to lose weight in 2015. Year after year, people resolve to lose weight but don’t succeed. Many just accept that losing weight is too hard. […]

Tips for Getting Back in Shape After the Holidays

January 5, 2015 No Comments

  With the holidays just behind us, many of you are wondering how to get back in shape after inevitably over-eating during the holiday season. Now is the perfect time to reset and start the new year off right. Check out the tips below to help you stick to your 2015 New Year’s resolutions and […]

Dealing with Diet Stress!

April 16, 2013 No Comments

It’s National Stress Awareness Month, and whether you’re at work, in school, at home, or even on a vacation, stress can make life pretty miserable. Stress makes it difficult to focus and accomplish the tasks that need to get done, adding to the stress and making it even harder to organize everything. It’s vicious cycle. […]

How to Seize an Opportunity

March 26, 2013 No Comments

Think of a time when a great opportunity came your way. Maybe it was a new job opportunity, or maybe someone asked you on a date. Maybe you could have invested in Google or Apple before their stock prices skyrocketed – your opportunity could be anything. Did you take it? If you’re like most people, […]

Avoiding Diet Naysayers

February 7, 2013 No Comments

We’ve all been through it, we start a new diet and almost instantly friends and family say it will never work. They give you an example of a friend who tried the diet you’re doing and failed miserably and then gained more weight back. Hearing things like this can be incredibly disheartening, but keep in […]

Want to Decrease Stress? Researchers Have a Quick Fix.

December 12, 2012 No Comments

The Journal of Psychological Science recently posted a study in which scientists reported a connection between smiling and decreased stress. In fact, a smile can make you feel better even if it is forced. As reported in The Atlantic, The participants who were instructed to smile recovered from the stressful activities with lower hear rates […]

Could Getting in Shape Make You Smarter?

December 12, 2012 1 Comment

We know working out makes us feel more relaxed, optimistic and simply better, but could exercise make us smarter? A new study from Michigan State published in the Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness links the physical fitness of children to their performance on report cards. As reported by Health24, The results showed the […]