Are you planning to fail? – Pt. 1

Hey Gorgeous! How would you rate your Divinely Designed Healthy Life*Style Practice? Really –  I want to know.  If you’re an 8 or higher, then BRAVO!  If you’re under 8, what is standing in the way of your BETTER whole body health? Let’s not even say “your best” because your perfection might start talking and shut you down.  The goal is just to be better each day. I know “time” is often the excuse that […]

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5 Simple Strategies to Stop Eating Before You’re Stuffed

Hey Gorgeous! Have you ever finished a meal and you’re so stuffed that you can barely get up from your chair?  You were trying to be cute with that dress, but now you can barely breathe?  Been there – done that! When you’re not connected to your body and signs of fullness, it’s easy for that to happen.  Today, I’m going to share how you can absolutely enjoy and be satisfied with your meals without […]

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The Truth About Cleansing – 4 Biggest Myths Debunked

Hey Gorgeous! So what do you think of when you hear the words “cleanse” or “detox”? Thanks to much of what we hear in the media, cleansing or detoxing (pick your favorite – I will use them interchangeably) has earned a reputation for being unhealthy and even unsafe. When you hear the word “detox,” you may immediately think of all-liquid diets, expensive supplements and short-term deprivation for short-term gains. The truth is, a cleanse doesn’t […]

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What’s on your plate?

Hey Gorgeous! Have you ever looked down at an empty plate and can’t remember how you even got there?  You have a fork in your hand. You’re no longer really hungry and there are crumbs on your plate, so clearly you ate something, but you were either distracted or in a hurry and never really connected with what you were even eating.  And you certainly didn’t have an enjoyable nourishing experience. Well that all stops today […]

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Conquer Your Cravings in 4 Simple Steps

Hey Gorgeous – In my experience and research I’ve found that there are basically six things that reek the most havoc on your desire to live in your boldest, baddest and best health – and they can be boiled down to what I call the Six Sassy Saboteurs.  I call them sassy because they think they’re cute, but you don’t have time to be bothered. You have too much of an impact to make on […]

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Portions Made Easy in 4 Simple Steps

Hey Gorgeous – So, I’m sure you’ve heard or read the words “Portion Control” on every weight release tip list from here to kingdom come. Makes sense – and it works!  But if you’re like me, you have no interest in counting calories and measuring food.  Who has time for that in the midst of our multi-tasking lives?  So, how can you get the benefits of weight release or weight management from “Portion Control” without […]

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How often should I eat to maximize weight loss?

  Hey Gorgeous – So you’re starting to wake up to the fact that your belly isn’t going to melt away on its own.  Bummer! You’re also clear that exercise alone isn’t going to do it because you can’t out exercise a bad diet.  Double Bummer! But one thing that may not be as clear is how often you should be eating to maximize weight release and fat-burning. Well, let me just say this – […]

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The Skinny on Fat

Hey Gorgeous! If you’ve lived long enough, you know eating fat (from food sources) has gone from the low to high and everywhere in between – which is why I’m not a fan of diets.  But the great news is that most nutrition experts agree that for the generally healthy – healthy fat is IN and likely here to stay!  But the key is to know which ones to power up and which ones to […]

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The benefits of fiber rich eating

Hey Gorgeous – If you’ve been in the Fit thru Faith Village for a while you know how I love a Power Plate – 1/2 Veggies + 1/4 Protein + 1/4 Fiber as a base, which is patterned after the Choosemyplate.gov plate.  And when you add in a little healthy fat and fruit, your body is saying “You love me.  You really love me!”   Veggies First! is a great mantra.  Not only should you […]

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I Scream, You Scream!

 Hey Gorgeous! I scream – You scream, We All Scream for PROTEIN! Goooo – Protein!  So….you might’ve been expecting something else, but I was a cheerleader at Oak Park-River Forest High School and it’s the best I could come up with =).  Take Two – Protein Rocks! If you’ve been in the Fit thru Faith Village for a minute you know I’m ‘Bout that Veggie Life! – but if Veggies are Queen (and they are) […]

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