Whole Food Lifestyle

This year I completed 4 rounds of Whole30. I know it’s supposed to be a 30 day program, yet the results were so great I decided to keep going. I lost roughly 7 pounds a round. I am down several sizes. I feel better. All the digestion issues I had went away. I noticed a…

Focus on Being Healthy

Often I run across women in the grocery store, clothing store, and they are putting themselves down. I mean they are really digging in for the kill, “I am so fat. I am so ugly. I hate my body. Do you see this one wrinkle on my face. Oh man I am a troll. I…

Mental & Emotional Health 101

Today's post tackles emotional and mental health. We live in a world of dysfunctional people; they are people who hate themselves and have no clue who they are. Their internal turmoil is often projected outward to those around them. You can choose to be offended or understand the battle is inside the other person and…

Say No to Body Shaming

Aloha fitness and wellness friends,  Today I wanted to talk about something that I believe impacts lots of people. It is body shaming.  Body shaming is refusing to love your body or trying to make others feel bad about their body.  You see it on the internet. People troll others social media and make nasty…

Soul Detox

📷: Pinterest  Today I wanted to talk about something that may be challenging, yet important. It’s about relationships. We can become physically ill because we are connected to harmful relationships.  One of the goals I set for 2017 was to stop investing in one sided relationships. They made me feel like a kleenix…Just there to…

Embrace Your Shape, Eat for Your Body Type

   Hello fitness friends! I hope you are doing well. I hope you are taking care of your body, soul, and spirit. All three need TLC (tender, loving care).  Over the past few months I have been reading more articles on loving your shape, embracing your unique body, and working with what you’ve got.  It…

Small Changes Make Tremendous Impact

   Beautiful wellness friends. You can do this, a commitment to a healthier life! I believe in you.  I started this wellness blog because my life was just in utter chaos. I had  so much stress. Just like the picture quote above…I woke up one morning and said, “I don’t want to live like this…

Love Your Body

   Hello fitness friends! I hope you are continuing on your path to wellness! It’s been a whirlwind of things on this end, yet I did not forget about you!  Today I wanted to talk about loving your body. Loving your body right now. Not loving your body when it looks like an airbrushed photo…

Soul & Spirit Detoxification

This picture was retrieved from Pinterest and is an excerpt from Lysa TerKeurst’s book Crave. The reality of humanity is that we were made to crave. We are born desiring to be fed, loved, protected, cared for, and accepted. Advertisers are aware of these needs and market their products to get people to attempt to…

Feast on Good Things

Last post we talked about ingredients. They are so important. The post before that we talked about having a negative mind. Today, I want to pull it all together. What you feed grows! What you starve dies! What you feast on is what will take root and bear fruit! What are you feasting on? This…

Negative Mind=Negative Life

Hello fitness friends. This blog isn’t just about fitness and nutrition. It’s about restoring the mind, body, and soul. Tonight I wanted to post some things that will hopefully bring restoration to the mind and soul. We spend so much time trying to fix what’s external. The problem with making the external the priority is…

Take 5

We spend so much of our time doing. We are busy from sun up until sun down. We are plugged in, connected, and constantly busy. Today, I would like to talk about something we sometimes fail to do, but it’s very important for our well-being; rest. Rest is so important. We can think that running…