Rethinking Food

Q & A: Motivating My Spouse, Organic & Fasting?

My husband loves to workout in the afternoon. I can't seem to get out of bed nor find the time in my day to fit in a workout. Any ideas? It's difficult to put ourselves first before making sure everyone else is taken care. You rely...

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One Area To “Go All In” If You Want A Healthy Life

Sometimes an all or nothing approach works best.  As Hernan Cortes did in 1519 by "burning the boats", it sends a clear message:  You've crossed a line never to cross back. There's no hedging, no looking over your shoulder. Everything now - all thoughts and efforts -...

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7 Surprising Things My Kids Taught Me About Eating Smarter

I hear from parents that they are struggling with a new diet because their family eats "differently." They are looking for tips and tricks to help resist what the family is eating in favor of some special fat loss formula meal plan. They complain that it takes...

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The Sugar Lurking In Your Favorite Healthy Snacks

If you're curious how your favorite "healthy" snack bar stacks up to a serving of your favorite treats, this side by side comparison is going to be a rude awakening. There are more than 100 different names and types of sweeteners and sugar sources out there.  Many of them are...

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Ouch, that was helpful. The Beauty of Feedback

Learning about ourselves can be painful, sometimes brutal. When you're at the office, we call it a "review". When you're with your kids, we call it "parenting". When you're with your spouse, we call it a "loving suggestion". Whatever you call it, feedback is best when it's specific and not...

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Owning Up To A Poor Choice In The Moment

True Texans pay attention to their country music roots. And Chris Stapleton is bringing back the old-school twang we grew up with (or that turned you away in the first place). Throughout his song "Nobody to Blame", bad things happen to him as a relationship goes south. The true wisdom is repeated...

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Want a healthy and sustainable lifestyle to be simple?

I'm owning the fact that this is a naive and simplistic thought: I don't know why everybody wouldn't want a healthy and sustainable lifestyle to be simple.   By simple, I don't mean the extreme and intense programs you see plastered on social media and gossiped about with your friends.  It's not about...

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