Tag Archives: positive mind

A Fresh Perspective On Stress

This is a follow-up to my blog, Stress-Induced Weight Gain to provide some fundamental and sound ways to stop the cascade of stress hormones from wreaking havoc on our mental, physical and emotional health. As I explained in my last blog, stress can make us fat! Cortisol and...
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How Coffee Can Make You Fat

Don’t worry, I am NOT going to tell you not to drink your morning coffee. Since moving to the Pacific Northwest, having a cup of coffee in my hand has become part of my daily routine of doing life. I am not giving it up any time soon and you don’t have to...
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Is Eating Healthy Torture?

I have a lot of people ask me how I can eat so healthy "all the time". Don't I ever just want to stuff my face with ice cream, cookies, pizza and spaghetti? It makes me chuckle to imagine what people think I eat,...
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How I Let Go Of Comparison

My motives for being healthy have changed over the years. I use to strive to just look healthy, honestly. I was so obsessed about achieving success on the scale and getting compliments when I wore shorts and a tanktop, that I gave very little thought to how I felt...
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