Inspiring

Inspiring

See your generosity have a greater impact! Vote with your food dollar!

I know you like supporting charities, being involved in service projects. Likely you support or have supported a child overseas through an organization such as World Vision or Compassion International. In this vein, I want to urge you to support your local farmers.  Their livelihoods depend on it. And our lives and society depend on

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Inspiring

How I find peace in the midst of turmoil and strife

One of my greatest tools for finding peace in the midst of turmoil is praying the Serenity Prayer in its entirety.  The actual author of the Serenity Prayer was Reinhold Niebuhr, widely considered the most renowned American theologian of the 20th century. The earliest reference to the prayer is found in 1932. The question he

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Can you love and honor your decisions and have your own back?

Since childhood I’ve had trouble making decisions and sticking to them.  I’d always second guess myself. From little things like choosing between an apple and an orange to big decisions like moving on from a job. How freeing it has been in the past four years to learn indecision and doubt don’t serve me. And

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Daunted by all your to-do’s? Overcome that feeling with these 6 tips!

My clients keep saying they’re excited about the new school year and all the activities they and their kids have… BUT they feel OVERWHELMED! “I am stressed out.  I feel like I am not doing anything well.  I am failing at being a good mom, good wife, good teacher, good friend…” We can all relate

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What’s one of your greatest fears? Can you embrace and love it?

All too often I hear statements such as these: “I want to move beyond my comfort zone” “I want to recognize fearful habits” “I don’t want to live in fear” “I want to remember God’s promises and hold onto them” “I want to pray for change and believe God will do it!” “I want to

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Why does that piece of chocolate cake keep calling my name?!

Seriously!  Does it seem all too often that a piece of chocolate cake (or a piece of cheesecake or a chocolate chip cookie) just keeps calling your name?  And you have to give in?  “Why do I have so many darn cravings?  Why can’t I overcome them?” Have you considered the facts?: It’s not you

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What do roller coasters and campfires have to do with healthy fat?

We learned previously that fat is a nutrient.  It’s one of the three nutrients classified as macro-nutrients – proteins, fats and carbohydrates. The three work synergistically together; they require each other for proper absorption and assimilation into our bodies.  Fats require proteins for adequate use and proteins require fats for adequate use.  We need them

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How robust is your immune system? What about your mood?

How robust is your immune system these days?  Do you feel healthy and strong and have good energy?   Feel like you could scale a mountain?  Or do you get frequent colds?  Or have allergies?  Or feel tired and depleted? What about your mood?  Your sleep?  Your weight stability?  Are you happy, upbeat, optimistic?  Or do

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Dietary fat. Friend or our foe? Could we have been misled?

Fat is a nutrient.  Did you know that? Hearing this fact is always an “Ah Ha” moment for my RESTART students. Not only is fat a nutrient found in food, but it is one of the three nutrients classified as macro-nutrients – proteins, fats and carbohydrates. All three work synergistically together and require each other

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How is your food raised? How might knowing empower you?

You’re seeking to feed yourself and your family well. But all the advertising gimmicks make it difficult to know if what you’re getting is truly healthy… Until you understand that how an animal is raised or how a crop is grown determines how nutritious it is. Sunlight is essential for all life.  We get energy

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