Turning Dreams into Reality

Dreaming costs nothing, but turning dreams into reality is a whole different ball game.  Trust me I know.  After going through a tough year last year, dealing with various illnesses and deaths in my family, I started this year off determined to live the life of my dreams. The beauty of dreams is that they

You Don’t Have to be Perfect

Oprah and Dr. Brené Brown were the first to help me understand that you don’t have to be perfect to receive the best life has to offer. Regardless of what your mother, mother-in-law or anyone else in your life thinks – including yourself. With the holidays literally around the corner, as a recovering perfectionist,  I know how

Intuitive Eating 101

I know I talk a lot about my struggles with living in the moment and with intuitive eating (also known as mindful eating), which kind of go hand and hand, but I realized I may need to introduce or reintroduce the intuitive eating concept.  So here’s a little snapshot of what I’ve learned about along the

Getting Fit, Getting Healthy

Yes, like everyone else in America I set out to start off my year on a getting fit, getting healthy journey.  If you follow along, you know that’s been my goal since I started this blog. And while at times I tend to be hard on myself for not automatically being able to get back to

Getting Healthy My Way

If you’re like me and the rest of the world, every year marks a new beginning in our getting healthy journey.  I know it can be a long, arduous process.  I’ve been on it since I started this blog.  And what I’ve decided is that getting healthy, getting fit, losing weight, etc. is a very

Self Awareness + Mindful Eating = Health & Happiness

Since I started this blog I’ve been struggling with being able to say I have a weight loss success story.  But at the beginning of the year I made it a goal to lose 10 lbs and keep them off.  I thought losing the weight wouldn’t be a problem because I’ve had success in the past.  I thought