Category Archives: Diet

Your Health Goals: Are They Bigger Than They Need To Be?

Do you ever feel like you make huge commitments in your health journey that you can’t keep? I know I do. But what if we stopped making grandiose, unachievable goals that we’ll inevitably fail at, and made smaller goals that … Continue reading

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Mini-Kaizen Plan: Easing Into a New Diet

So you want to start a new diet–maybe your goal is to lose a few pounds, or maybe your doctor has recommended you change your eating habits for better health. How can you use kaizen to ease yourself into a … Continue reading

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Eat Less, Write More With This Technique for Resisting Temptation

When’s the last time you ate at a Mexican restaurant without overindulging in chips? For me, it was last week. I hear you scoffing. I know, I wouldn’t believe it if I hadn’t been there. 🙂 I recently finished reading … Continue reading

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Everything I Know About Goal Setting, I Learned From My Grocery List

Okay, maybe not everything. But this month, my grocery list taught me how to link my everyday behavior to my long-term goals. Here’s what happened. As the next small step in our quest to eat healthier, my husband and I … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Brenda Lawrence on Small Steps Towards a Healthy Life

Please welcome physical therapist Brenda Lawrence, who’s stopping in today to share her tips for living healthy. We all want to live healthier lives, but sometimes it can be hard to manage with work, family, friends, and all the other … Continue reading

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Is Healthy Holiday Eating Possible? (Reduce Holiday Stress, Part 1)

Thanks to Shelley for inspiring this post with her comment last week asking for tips on resisting holiday treats! The winter holiday season can be a difficult time to maintain healthy habits. We’re extra-busy with Christmas shopping, putting up decorations, … Continue reading

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Eat Healthier, Starting With Foods You Already Like

This week’s post includes an excerpt from The Kaizen Plan for Healthy Eating: Take Control of Your Diet 10 Minutes at a Time. There are a lot of books out there on how to eat healthy. They’re tempting, aren’t they? … Continue reading

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Do You Have Boiling Frog Syndrome?

Have you heard of Boiling Frog Syndrome? It works something like this… If you put a frog in a pot of boiling water, it will immediately try to jump out. But if you put the same frog in a pot … Continue reading

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Cut Calories Without Counting Them

What if I told you there’s a weight-loss technique that guarantees you’ll consumer fewer calories while enjoying the same foods you’re already eating and without feeling hungry or deprived? Sound too good to be true? What if I also told … Continue reading

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Taking Control of Your Sweet Tooth

I confess, I’ve been putting off taking this week’s small step for more than a month, because even though I know it’s crucial to my health, it’s going to be a little bit harder than the other steps I’ve tackled … Continue reading

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