August 14, 2019

“Snacking” on Exercise

Your mind may automatically think of food when you hear the word ‘snacking’, but what if you applied the same idea to exercise? A snack is something usually smaller in size, quick, […]
June 13, 2019

A Dog may be the Perfect Weight Loss Partner

Recently my family adopted a puppy from a local shelter. It’s been a long time since I’ve had a puppy in the house and I forgot how much energy they have. Not […]
May 29, 2019

If You Want to Change Your Habits, Change Your Surroundings

Your environment can have a serious pull on your subconscious and can push you to do things without even really knowing why you are doing them. Some of the triggers can be […]
May 16, 2019

The Power of Play

When was the last time you really took the time to kick back and play? When was the last time you did something for yourself just for FUN? As a society we […]
May 10, 2019

Plan for Weight Loss Success

The single biggest piece of advice for losing weight, is to make a plan, and then implement it. If you plan and track what you are doing, you are more likely to […]
May 4, 2019

Linking Habits so They Stick

One of the biggest challenges in losing weight and keeping it off is creating new habits and changing old habits so that your changes stick after the initial first few weeks. One […]
April 19, 2019

If You Don’t Have Time to Exercise, Try Adding Movement to Your Day Instead

Most people know they it’s important to be exercising on a regular basis, but adding another activity to the calendar may seem overwhelming. The number one reason I hear as a health […]
April 14, 2019

One Tiny Step for Habit Change

Why do New Year’s Resolutions fail? Why do diets fail? Often we start out highly motivated and take on a lot of changes at once. Then as time goes by we end […]
April 2, 2019

The Power of the Word Yet

Consider the power of adding one simple word to the end of what you tell yourself…the word YET. Think of something that you don’t know how to do and state it to […]
March 20, 2019

Are your goals SMART?

How can you take your goal and make it smarter? The SMART goal acronym will help you fine tune your healthy habit goals. The more you can lay out the specifics and […]
March 13, 2019

The Surprising Reason Why Exercise is Important for Weight Loss (it isn’t About the Calories)

It may surprise you to know that Americans are exercising more today than they were 20 or 30 years ago according to survey data collected by the CDC. And yet, more Americans […]
March 2, 2019

How to Help a Loved One Lose Weight

It can be hard to see someone you love struggling with their weight. But it can also be hard to know how to best support them. No one likes to be told […]