Do You Exercise To Redeem Yourself?

There is an universal belief that working out is the golden solution to shedding weight, getting fit and feeling great. As a former college athlete, I received a scholarship to workout.  Two to three hour volleyball practices not only kept me lean and fit, but I was able to eat whatever I wanted. (Back in those days, I was Subway Continue Reading

Make This The Year of Progress

Every new year brings a wave of hope that this year will be the year of more, better or different. However, statistics show most of our resolutions won’t survive past January 15th. In a world of instant gratification, many of us struggle with impatience. We think eating well for a week should magically shed the weight that took us a Continue Reading

Top 10 Work Snacks To Stay On Track

During the flu and cold season, your work area can be a germ haven.  With our loyalty to our jobs (and our jobs lack of understanding that even adults get sick) sick days are non-existent!  During these winter months even just a quick trip to the store can be a flu trap.  While stocking up on hand sanitizer and disinfectant Continue Reading

Overcoming Emotional Eating

If getting healthy was only about eating right and exercising, most of us would be healthy. Whether it is eating to destress from work, to escape our relationship problems, to comfort ourselves when we feel rejected or lonely or to celebrate surviving another day, the reality is that we use food for more reasons than simply providing nutrition and energy Continue Reading