Tip #7: Say Goodbye to Coffee

This is a touchy subject — and I totally get that. People (worldwide!) are really attached to their morning cup of joe. But, as with any of the Health Hacks, I won’t post something unless: It’s something I personally practice and/or have struggled with I’ve experienced significant, tangible, verifiable success with it I’ve done the research […]

Day 13 of 25: Resist Temptation

Today’s tip is a short but practical one. If you know you are going to have difficulty controlling your portions or staying away from the dessert buffet, try one of these three strategies: Bring a Food Chaperone: As strange as it might sound, inviting a friend or family member to attend events with you who […]

Day 7 of 25: Seek Advice

One of the best ways to lead a healthier lifestyle, especially around the holidays, is to actively seek out the people who are living well all year round. Find out what they’re up to and how they manage to make it work for them. In essence — just ask! One thing I’ve quickly learned over the past eleven months is […]

Day 5 of 25: Schedule Breakfast

Breakfast: it really is the most important meal of the day! But, during the busy holiday season, it is also the most easily neglected meal. A lot of late nights out celebrating with friends and family can really throw your usual morning routine into complete chaos, especially when you try to sneak in a few more minutes of sleep. Either you […]

Day 1 of 25: Winter Munchies

During the colder months we all seem to develop this insatiable drive to eat more, a.k.a. the Winter Munchies. According to Rallie McAllister, M.D., “Studies indicate that we do tend to eat more during the winter months, with the average person gaining at least 1 to 2 pounds — and those who are already overweight likely to gain a lot […]

25 Days to a Healthier Holiday!

Our home is already bustling with holiday spirit: the tree is up, the lights are lit, the rooms are all decorated, and our door wreath is ready to be hung first thing in the morning! Starting tomorrow, join me for a new, “better you” blog series called 25 Days to a Healthier Holiday! I’ll be counting-down 25 days worth of tricks and tips on how […]