Importance of Hydration

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The Importance of Hydration As summer is fast approaching or actually here in the great state of Texas, we need to start becoming more focused on our hydration.  It’s warm out, we are out more, so we need to make sure we are not becoming a hot mess of dehydration.  Staying hydrated is really important […]

De-stressing is Important!

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De-stressing is Important! Stress: the seemingly four letter word that many people wear with a badge of honor. The view is generally that the busier you are, the better, more productive, and fuller your life is. Being stressed is what life is all about. But is it really? Are we supposed to be stressed to […]

No Deadlines!

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No Deadlines! Do NOT give yourself a deadline. Healthy living is a lifestyle – it doesn’t stop when you reach your goals. This resonates with me on so many levels. Too often we give ourselves a deadline. A deadline to lose weight, a deadline to start eating better, a deadline to stop something. Or once […]

Keeping Your Motivation

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Keeping Your Motivation Motivation is one of those things that is constantly needing attention, like a 2 year old.  Although it’s not as needy and doesn’t request Baby Shark umpteen million times, it does need to be “fed”.  I may be speaking from personal experience, but motivation to do anything doesn’t always come easy.  There […]

Eating Healthy Is Expensive

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Eating Healthy Is Expensive “Eating healthy is expensive!” is something I hear all the time when I start to talk with them about moving from processed foods to a more whole food diet. I nod my head and ask “Have you ever wondered why that is?”  So I pose the question to you: Have you […]

Create Habits, Not Resolutions

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Create Habits, Not Resolutions Before the turn of the new year, people reflect on their year and decide what they’d like to change moving forward. It’s typically things like losing weight, saving money, going to the gym more, or just carving out more family time. My resolution every year is to get more organized. I […]

National Blueberry Month

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National Blueberry Month July is National Blueberry Month, so I thought in order to celebrate, I would talk about one of the reasons blueberries are so awesome: antioxidants. There’s always so much talk about antioxidants and why we need them, but a lot of people do not understand what they really are and where they […]

4th of July Recipes

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4th of July Recipes I love the 4th of July! I love the cookouts, the fireworks, and being with friends and family. This year will look a little different, however, it doesn’t have to be any less fun!  Whether you are social distancing in a backyard or just hanging at home with your family, the […]

Boost Your Health With Herbs & Spices

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Boost Your Health With Herbs & Spices Yesterday was National Herbs and Spices Day! We have the weirdest “National Whatever-days,” but this one, I can get behind. You probably add dried or fresh herbs and spices to your meals without even thinking that these are actually improving your health. I’m a big advocate for fresh, […]

Build Your Immunity With What You Eat

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Build Your Immunity With What You Eat I want to start out by saying I am not a doctor; I am a Holistic Nutrition Consultant, but I have studied how the human body works and how to support it through food. I do have a different view on things than most conventional anything (doctors, traditional […]