Tag: healthier

Goals > Resolutions

Goals > Resolutions
I’ve never been much of a resolution girl. I feel like it’s a setup for failure. How many tweets, blogs, posts, conversations have you recently had where people have mentioned how they’ve already messed up their New Year’s resolutions? It’s January 7th. It’s the first full week of the new year. Ease up on yourself!... Read more »

Everything I Know, I Learn From My Dog

Everything I Know, I Learn From My Dog
Anyone that knows me, knows that my 13 year old mutt, Desi, and I are abnormally close. I think part of it is that I believe I got him when he was much younger than 8 weeks old, the recommended age for pups to be taken away from their mother. We’ve been through a lot... Read more »

5 Ways To Find Motivation

5 Ways To Find Motivation
  We all make the best plans, set goals, sometimes even sleep in our gym clothes to ensure we get out the door when that 6 a.m. alarm goes off…then what happens? We fall back asleep, forget where we wrote down our yearly goals…. Motivation – there are times we have it in spades and... Read more »
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It's The Simple Things

It's The Simple Things
It’s been an intense last few months, hasn’t it? It seems that everyday, there’s something new in the news to be outraged about, whether it’s something “HE” is doing, or another senseless shooting or more that we’re losing: insurance, rights…the list seemingly never ends these days. It’s easy to fall into a rabbit hole of... Read more »

10 Tips For Silencing Your Inner Critic

10 Tips For Silencing Your Inner Critic
We all have it. That little inner voice that creeps up in the most inopportune times. The one that tells us not to ask for the promotion, that we aren’t good enough, that we shouldn’t accept that date….the list can go on and on. Sometimes it speaks to us loudly and sometimes it is simply... Read more »

6 Goals For June

6 Goals For June
I’m a huge fan of goals. I’m way more a fan of goals than resolutions. Don’t get me wrong – I don’t think we can help but think of things we want to do in the new year every New Year’s Eve, but monthly and even daily goals are so much more achievable, right? And,... Read more »
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Taste Test Tuesday #4: Healthy Sweet n Sour Chicken (under 350 calories!)

Taste Test Tuesday #4: Healthy Sweet n Sour Chicken (under 350 calories!)
Growing up, my sole go-to meal when ordering out from Chinese restaurants was Sweet n Sour Chicken. I’ve got a huge sweet tooth (as if you couldn’t tell, from all my baking recipes!) and anytime I can order something sweet as my main meal, I’m gonna go for it. I didn’t pay much attention to... Read more »

Taste Test Tuesday #3: Skinny Chocolate Muffins

Taste Test Tuesday #3: Skinny Chocolate Muffins
It’s always a bit promising when something has the word “skinny” in the title, right? It is to me. I’m always looking for healthy/healthier ways to still get to indulge a bit, without all the guilt. These muffins are quick and easy, and definitely a healthier way to give in to your sweet tooth! Ingredients... Read more »