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Mid-week Round-up Of Health News

One question I’ve heard people ask is if they had COVID-19, should they still get the vaccine. This study published by Science Advances found that people who have been vaccinated after recovering from a severe COVID-19 infection have greater protection against coronavirus variants such as the Delta variant than those who had milder illnesses. Blood […]

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Learning To Eat Mindfully

Yesterday, we began to add gentle movements in order to increase our physical activity. I hope you are writing in your journal and thinking about the kinds of exercise you already enjoy and those you would like to add. Let’s see what’s going on in day 7 of the Weight Loss Lifestyle Challenge. Today, you […]

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Increase Your Physical Activity With Gentle Movement

I hope you had a restful weekend and are relaxing with your family on this Labor Day holiday, if you live in the US. If you are not celebrating a holiday today and are back out to work, I pray that you keep safe and have a productive day. Today is day 6 of the […]

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How To Perfect Your Nighttime Routine For A Good Night’s Sleep

Moving on to the next part of your lifestyle changes – your nighttime routine! Let’s spend day 5 going over your nighttime routine and making some important tweaks to ensure a good night’s sleep and plenty of energy each and every day. Why do You Need a Nighttime Routine? The nighttime routine might seem silly […]

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Day 4: Fiber Can Help You Lose Weight

For day 4 of the Weight Loss Lifestyle Challenge, we want you to learn about another important nutrient you need in your diet – fiber! What is Fiber? You have probably heard the term fiber as something you need to keep you regular, but might not actually know what it is. Fiber is a nutrient […]

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Day 3: How To Build A Healthy Morning Routine

Welcome back to the Weight Loss Lifestyle Challenge. How are you liking it so far? Today is day 3, which means it’s time to talk about your daily routines, starting with your morning routine. Everyone has a morning routine, which simply consists of the tasks you do each day after you wake up. But, is […]

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How To Include More Protein In Your Diet

For day 2 of the Weight Loss Lifestyle Challenge, you are going to learn your very first nutrition tip – getting more protein into your diet! This is really important, as protein helps to fuel your body, give you more energy, and keep you full between meals. Why Protein? If you have ever read about […]

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Day 1: Introduction to Lifestyle Changes for Weight Loss

It’s finally here! The day you’ve been waiting for. The day you begin to adopt new and healthy habits that will change your life forever. Take this from a person who grew up seriously overweight, was teased by her peers and wanted desperately to lose weight. Then one day my high school P.E. teacher, noticing […]

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Spicy Peach Salsa And Challenge Reminder

Your Friday recipe is Spicy Peach Salsa, a delicious blend of sweet and spicy flavors that make it a wonderful addition to simply prepared chicken, fish or pork dishes. For best results, make this salsa the night before serving so the flavors have a chance to blend. This will also soften the peaches and onion […]

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Join My Healthy Weight Loss Lifestyle Challenge

This is not my usual Monday morning inspirational/motivational post, but I’m hoping it will motivate you enough to join me in my healthy weight loss lifestyle challenge, starting one week from today. Yes, I know I did mention in my previous post that it will be starting this week, but I wanted to give more […]