Health

Stop Focusing on the Perfect Workout Plan

A busy day….Which is normal. A to do list a mile long...Which is normal. Kids wanting to eat every 15 minutes...Which is normal. Struggling to make time for myself...again, NORMAL! I know. I know. I know. Knowing what to do isn’t where we get derailed.  Not doing something (like exercise) because our circumstances aren’t ideal IS what derails us. It is too easy to let all the things (to do list, everyone needing to eat all the time, lack of me time, etc.) of daily life become overwhelming. This then leads to not getting much of anything accomplished.  PLUS then...

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Immune Boosting - This is a Good Place to Start

Optimal Health Optimal Mind Stress

There are so many parts of life that can feel out of our control. It is so easy to get into the flow of stress, anxiety and feeling as if there isn’t anything we can do to help. This becomes so clear when we see and hear about a lot of people being sick.  One of the best things we can do to take control, be proactive and support bodies  is to work on boosting our immune systems! It is vital that we take our health seriously, acknowledge that we need to get serious about the quality of our immune...

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Gift Guide to Promote Health

  Let's keep this quick and easy! Here are my favorite tools to helping us live a simple and health lifestyle!   1. MyZone  “The purpose of MyZone is to use technology to help people feel - good about exercise.” This is the heart rate monitor we have used for years! It takes exercise to the next level being able to see how our body is responding to movement and gives colorful graphs and points to make it more exciting.    2. Kettle on fire “We make healthy (yet delicious) bone broth soups that contain collagen to support your skin, hair, joint,...

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Beef and Chorizo Taco Meat (Instant Pot, Freezer Meal, Gluten Free)

Freezer Meal Gluten Free Instant Pot recipe

I have never been a big fan of freezer meals (the texture always seems to change). But I decided to test out a few to try and find something we liked. The best part of making freezer meals is that you can make larger batches and make more meals without taking more time!   One of the recipes we made was this Beef and Chorizo Taco Meet. It was simple and has a ton of flavor. But the best part...after freezing, thawing and reheating it was as good if not better than it was when we first made it!  ...

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Do you get on a scale daily??

Do you get on a scale daily??

You have been working hard for the last week.. You have been getting great workouts done each week. You are eating more real foods, less processed and making healthy choices a priority. Your energy is increasing. You are feeling confident. The idea that you can live a healthy lifestyle seems within reach. You decide to step on the scale and feel crushed when you number hasn’t budged. In the matter of 10 seconds you went from feeling great about your progress and knowing you are making the right choices to feeling awful about yourself and thinking you aren’t doing anything...

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