advice, Eating Well, goal setting, habit-building, Health

The Case for a Low-Carb Diet

So today’s post is different than many … today, I want to introduce a “new” eating “concept” I discovered recently while working my way through Gary Taubes’ book, Why We Get Fat … and What to Do About It. In a nutshell, carbohydrates are what makes us fat, Taubes suggests. Sugars, white flour, potatoes, pasta,… Continue reading The Case for a Low-Carb Diet

Growth, Health, Identity, Life Coaching, Self-Care, Self-Improvement, worksheets

My Things I Love (or Really, Really Like) List: Worksheet

If you've read "What Lights You Up?" you know how important I think doing what you love is ... and not just once in awhile ... but every single day ... I think sometimes we get "lost" ... we forget ... we can't quite recall ... what we love ... what lights us up ...… Continue reading My Things I Love (or Really, Really Like) List: Worksheet

Growth, Health, Self-Improvement

Sitting in the Sadness

Do you ever feel like wallowing in self-pity a little? Resting with your misery awhile? Sitting in the sadness? Focusing on your current unpleasant circumstance (and nothing else)? Fixing your eyes on your loss? Holding on to those unpleasant feelings?  Of resentment? Of inadequacy? Or maybe for you, it’s self-loathing or overwhelm? Sometimes, I do.… Continue reading Sitting in the Sadness

Eating Well, Exercise, Health

The Last 10 Pounds

At the end of June, we had our family photos done ... we purchased the shoot for my husband's parents back in December as an anniversary gift. Their two sons have both married, and in the last seven-and-a-half years their quaint family of four has expanded to a family of 12 (13 come October). A… Continue reading The Last 10 Pounds