Back on the Wagon

So take a deep breath, pick yourself up, dust yourself off, and start all over again.  -Frank Sinatra  Nothing like a long holiday weekend to throw your healthy eating habits and exercise rituals into complete disarray.  No fear my friends – It’s Monday! This is your chance at another week to take care of yourself, your body and your…

Do unto others…

I close each Motivational Monday wishing my readers a happy and healthy week.  I genuinely want each reader to be happy and healthy every week.  I am often reading self-, professional- and health-improvement literature… Job hazard!  I also talk to a lot of people about their health, which is much more than just talking about their diet. It seems the happiest people are…

I ain’t lying

We RISE by LIFTING others.  -Robert Ingersoll It’s that moment Monday morning when your office-mates ask “how are you?” Or “how was your weekend?”  It’s pretty ingrained in each of us to say “good” or “I’m fine, how are you?”  Anyone who knows me, knows I’m an open book…  If I’m running on the treadmill and…

Blame it on Lucy!

This adult thing is sort of exhausting, right? There are the family responsibilities, household responsibilities, work responsibilities and let’s not even talk about doing taxes…  Last week I had the opportunity to give three presentations, which is one of my favorite parts of Well Balanced Nutrition. I love an audience and I also enjoy the community atmosphere; however, they demand a…

Life… It’s all about choices!

“No matter what the circumstance, remind yourself ‘I have a choice’.” – Deepak Chopra Recently, during what turned out to be an amazing self-discovery weekend, I had the privilege of attending a couple yoga classes.  In the level 2 yoga class our instructor started by asking us how we felt about the lighting and temperature, which is…

Which way is your way?

Your diet is a bank account. Good food choices are good investments. – Bethenny Frankel As a dietitian in private practice, you can imagine I get asked a lot of questions about healthy eating, cooking and so forth. I welcome these questions and enjoy addressing peoples interest in the topic because after all that is why I got…

Comparison & Happiness

Do not underestimate yourself by comparing yourself with others. It’s our differences that make us unique & beautiful.  -unknown We are human. It’s our nature to want to fit in.  The other week, while I was seeing a client she mentioned that she often finds herself comparing to her best girl friend. They are both skilled and…

Making New Habits

You don’t need a New Year to make a change. All you need is a Monday!  Make this the week you change your life.  – #AmbitionDaily.com Each morning I wake up. I go potty. I wash my hands. I brush my teeth.  I put on my gym clothes. Gather my food, clothing and other accessories for the day. I…

Change Your Story

You is kind. You is smart.  You is important. -Aibileen Clark from “The Help” Do you ever get that little voice inside of you questioning why you are doing what you are doing?  As a small business owner I get that… a lot. I do not think it is a bad thing; it’s just trying to protect me.  When it comes to…

Good Intention vs. Great Goal

“Success doesn’t happen overnight. Keep an eye on the prize and don’t look back.” – Erin Andrews It’s the last Monday in January! Can you believe it?? According to someone nearly 90% of us that set out to achieve something new in 2016 have already quit or given up.  Not you!  Today you opened your Motivational Monday…