Stick. Stack. Stuck! Making Fitness a Habit for Life!

What does it take to start and actually stick to a fitness plan? It may seem hard to believe for those that know me now but once upon a time … fitness was a struggle for me! Like paid for a gym membership for over 2.5 years without setting foot in the gym more thanContinue reading “Stick. Stack. Stuck! Making Fitness a Habit for Life!”

From Fast Food to Home Cooking: A Journey to Better Eating (Part 4)

After learning what our bodies need, we are able to begin fine tuning what we are eating to bring us in line with those needs. Having a health coach, friend, or community, such as Empower Real Life Wellness, to plug into to keep us accountable as well as help guide us on the way isContinue reading “From Fast Food to Home Cooking: A Journey to Better Eating (Part 4)”

From Fast Food To Home Cooking: A Journey to Better Eating (Part 3)

Individual Body Needs Another piece to our proverbial puzzle is knowing what our bodies need. In my earlier days I had no concept (and I mean zero) of what nutrition meant. I didn’t even grasp that my body needed anything from the foods I ate at all if I’m being brutally honest with myself. MyContinue reading “From Fast Food To Home Cooking: A Journey to Better Eating (Part 3)”

From Fast Food to Home Cooking: A Journey to Better Eating (Part 2)

Another Piece to the Puzzle – Developing Self Awareness We want to get healthier, to eat better, but how do we get from where we are to where we want to go? Last week we talked about desire and responsibility. This week were going to look at developing self awareness. As any navigator would assureContinue reading “From Fast Food to Home Cooking: A Journey to Better Eating (Part 2)”

From Fast Food to Home Cooking: A Journey to Better Eating Habits (Part 1)

How did I make the transition from fast food to home cooked meals? This is a question I honestly had not really given much thought to until recently. A few months ago, Hilary and I were talking and this topic came up. Ever since it has intrigued me. Her question was simple, how did youContinue reading “From Fast Food to Home Cooking: A Journey to Better Eating Habits (Part 1)”

How to Navigate your Now while you Pursue your Goals (Part 2)

Create Accountability. Set Goals. Start (and Stay) Simple. Create Accountability Before we dive into setting goals we want to recognize the importance of this one thing. See it is endlessly frustrating to go it alone (albeit not at all impossible, but why submit yourself to the added stress and frustration?) ‘Two are better than oneContinue reading “How to Navigate your Now while you Pursue your Goals (Part 2)”

How to Navigate your Now while you Pursue your Goals (Part 1)

I don’t know about y’all but when I first began my pursuit of ‘health’ … achieving it seemed like the most complicated and illusive thing on the planet! You are bombarded with a million messages; eat this, not that … cardio is king … strength training is the way to go … count your caloriesContinue reading “How to Navigate your Now while you Pursue your Goals (Part 1)”

Rediscover You: Healthy. Happy. Empowered!

If I asked you to picture yourself .. Truly Healthy and Happy .. Could you? I don’t mean healthy as defined by society, your friends, or family. I don’t mean healthy like a younger version of yourself. I mean healthy as the unique person that you are in the life you have Right Now. EatingContinue reading “Rediscover You: Healthy. Happy. Empowered!”