It's Friday in December which likely means you have a holiday party on your calendar this weekend. This is such a fun time of year with company parties, cookie and ornament exchanges, and lots of opportunities to be merry and mix and mingle with friends, family, co-workers, and neighbors. But with . . .
There are many of us out there that might be struggling with our hormones and not even know it. I'm among them. I did macronutrient testing with a functional medicine provider. I never expected to get back the results I did. I had never heard of macronutrient testing before so I was curious . . .
I've been experimenting with new protein drink/smoothie recipes lately. My teens are lifting weights and doing more serious strength training so they are into protein drinks/smoothies now. They're often asking what they should put into their smoothie so I've been looking up new recipes that would . . .
I practice mindful eating. I've realized that I feel so much better when I eat well. When I slip into eating junk it becomes a pattern and I crave more of it. This, in turn, impacts my sleep, my energy, and my motivation. I just don't feel my best. Creating a healthy balance with mindful eating for . . .
Becoming a morning person is not something that came easy to me. I am naturally inclined to stay up late and wake up late. As a busy parent I often found late nights to be the quietest time in our house so I could actually get work done without being interrupted by kids, texts and phone calls, or . . .
From Thanksgiving through New Years I indulged in a lot of everything. I've been feeling tired and sluggish -- a common effect of having too much sugar in my diet. I'm ready to reset back into a healthy eating lifestyle. Last year at this time I began following a whole food nutrition program called . . .