Feeling Sleepy?  Good!
Health and Nutrition

Feeling Sleepy? Good!

You see health magazines and professional organizations constantly extolling the virtues of a good night’s rest.  In fact, in the fields of health coaching, weight loss, and improving lifestyles, sleep is ALWAYS listed as one of the KEY factors.  In spite of that, sleep often seems to play second fiddle to the other areas of…

The Yin and Yang of Short Workouts
Exercise Basics

The Yin and Yang of Short Workouts

These days, we are in a different situation.  Many of us are trying to work out a different schedule, and are probably pretty stressed out.  Perhaps taking care of our health has slipped a bit.    Has the desire to exercise and eat healthy foods gone on the back burner?  Is getting to the gym…

It’s Not Easy Being…
Health and Nutrition | Mindset

It’s Not Easy Being…

HUMAN!!! We all have our struggles, triumphs, highs, and lows. When it comes to trying to keep a healthy lifestyle by eating right and exercising enough to satisfy the guidelines, it can be a constant struggle. Why does it have to be so hard? Even those of us who make healthy eating and exercise a…

What Mindset Works Best for Your Fitness Habit?
Mindset

What Mindset Works Best for Your Fitness Habit?

The answer to this question could be all over the map. There are tons of theories about motivation, readiness, learning styles, success, self-reliance, resilience, happiness, building habits, how to stop procrastinating, and eliminating barriers. And that’s just the beginning! But I will stop now. Once the mind starts to boggle, it’s tough to sort things…

When a Calorie Isn’t a Calorie
Health and Nutrition

When a Calorie Isn’t a Calorie

Statistics have shown that at any given time 60 percent of us are on a diet, and the rest of us may be watching our calories anyway. So, probably most of us think about calories quite a bit. Remember the days when it was all about “calories in and calories out”? Those days are gone….