The gift of more time

I tend to say we make time for that which is important to us. Generally, I am referring to people making time or not making time to prepare food or exercise regularly. Lately, I’ve decided this is not always true. Exercise is important to me; however, sometimes I get so preoccupied in the business at…

Yes we CAN

I found this article titled “Three secrets to eating healthy” and I knew I needed to share it with you. I try to eat healthy most of time time, but I’m always looking for ways to make it easier. Read on for some inspiration from the article. The 3 secrets include making the healthy choices:…

Take a load off

As a dietitian I get to spend most of my days talking about food and exercise – the fun stuff! Discussing what goes in often leads to what comes out – or in some people’s case, what does not come out. If I have completely mortified you, I apologize, but as the famous Japanese children’s…

Remember.

On this Memorial Day… Remember. Today I’m spending some time remembering what this holiday is really about. It does not matter what politics you believe or do not believe in. This is a chance to spend some time reflecting on the sacrifices of our nation’s heroes. To me, it is important to remember the soldiers…

Ask for feedback

“Ask for feedback; then shut up and take notes.” – Corey Lerch Recently, I had dinner with a fellow small business owner. I admire for how driven and committed he to continuing to learn and improve in order to succeed. One method of self-improvement he practices is to regularly ask for feedback. Once I got…

Grocery shopping sucks!

Dread grocery shopping? You’re not alone. American’s restaurant spending just surpassed their spending at the grocery store according to this article in Bloomberg Business. The article suggests this is a generational trend from millennials. Unfortunately, eating out still comes with it’s pitfalls such as the increased risk of developing high-blood pressure as discussed in the…

Adjusted Perspective

What do you know about chiropractics? Probably, like most things in this world you know what you’ve heard or experienced. I had very little exposure or knowledge to chiropractics in my education and early career. I was always under the impression that it is for people with chronic back pain. Last autumn a friend of…

Try something new!

Sometimes you have to do it wrong to learn how to do it right. As an upcoming small business owner I find myself doing all sorts of new things. From researching information technology to becoming my own marketing and sales expert, there are all sorts of learning opportunities every week. I joke that they did…

Connecting with Nature

While exploring the Franklin Park Conservatory with my friend, Cameron, last week we got to talking about how much more alive we feel when in nature. He is very connected to nature and I asked him to share what that means and how his connection affects his day-to-day life. Q: What does it mean to…

Hidden Stress

I fancy myself a fairly relaxed person, but when I notice the other drivers on the road are more annoying than usual I can safely assume that I’m probably stressed out. At times, I do not yet know what I’m worried about. Could it be an interview or business meeting? Something regarding my health? Or…