Becoming a Morning Person

Punctuality, particularly first thing in the morning, has never been my strongest suit.  I’m such a motivated person throughout the day, and that fire can stay strong well into the evening hours when I should be winding down; then getting up and running in the morning is hell.  I read this fantastic article from Foundr about some important tips…

“Stay Motivated for the Long Haul”

It’s been 1 week of my changes to a lifestyle of fitness, so I thought I’d post this motivational message.  It’s from a site called Meditations for Women. “Keep the passion for change alive.” When you decide to change something in your life you start out with commitment, determination and passion to make it happen. But,…

Getting Into Fitness: 10 Tips

Today is a day for turning over a new leaf; like so many Americans, I struggle to maintain a heathy weight.  While exercise is super-important, nutrition is the key to making an impact and living healthfully, so for the next 21 days I’m going to make some drastic changes to the way I eat.  Coupled…

Great Resources for Quitting Smoking

Happy 2014 everyone!  Like so many of us, I have some pretty cliché New Years Resolutions this year–but that doesn’t mean I’m not going to make them happen.  At the top of my list (and most other people’s) is quitting smoking. One thing I’ve found comforting and helpful during this process is that I’ve quit before….

Self Control and a Better YOU

As a follow-up to last Monday’s post about creating healthy habits, I’ve been reading more by the same author (Tony Schwartz) and found this article, The Skill that Matters Most.  I find it so fascinating that health ties into every aspect of life; I mean it makes perfect sense, after all we are always in our bodies, so…