1 cup skim milk kefir1/2 cup non-fat plain Greek yogurt1 -2 cups spinach or kale1 cup mixed fruit1/2 Tbs flax seed1 Tbs chia seeds1/2 Tbs hemp seeds Directions Blend until smooth and enjoy! Provides: 341 calories, 31 grams protein, 10 grams of fiber.
In the last two years I have been noticing a growing number of people who do not set goals goals nor make resolutions. Many are saying that setting goals causes too much stress, sets unrealistic expectations which can cause anxiety. While these statements may be true in part, goal setting is a time honored methodContinue reading “Goals are Still Relevant”
Several years ago, I began experiencing a series of symptoms that neither I or my doctors could explain. I was exhausted all the time, even with adequate rest. My mind was foggy and I was having difficulty comprehending what I was reading. In addition to those symptoms, my body hurt all over, all the time. Continue reading “The Hidden Deficiency”
Does it ever feel like the entire world is against you and that no matter what you tried, nothing worked? Well, that described my day today. It started out on a good note and finished on a bad note. Through it all, I think I managed to stick to my plan. It was somewhat ofContinue reading “When Temptation Knocks at the Door”
In order to make effective plans, you must take the time to think, pray, meditate and consider what you want to accomplish. Fitzhugh Dodson said, “Without goals, and plans to reach them, you are like a ship that has set sail with no destination.” Today we will focus on setting your own goals and weContinue reading “Goal Setting Part 2: Are you S.M.A.R.T.E.R than your Problems?”
I heard a story once about a guy who sketched the plans for his house on a paper towel. He ordered the necessary materials and began to build. After digging the basement, work began on the foundation. As the foundation progressed, he realized that his plans were way off. If he were to continue, the house wouldContinue reading “Goal Setting Part 1: Planning Makes Perfect”
If you always do what you have always done you will get what you always got. I heard this saying a long time ago and it made me think of a hamster. Hamsters are always on the wheel running but going nowhere fast. Many of us feel like the hamster running with no purpose in mind. In your health journey, you have a purpose, achieving a healthier life, a life lived to the fullest. This my friends, require change.
Thursday was Thanksgiving here in the United States and for many, this meant a day spent with family eating lots of delicious food. There were games, laughing, talking, joking and lots of fun but few took the time to express thanks. Many have forgotten the purpose of the holiday and it hasContinue reading “Attitude Adjustment”
I have often wondered why people play the “game” of Russian roulette. It is a game of chance and risk where one round of ammunition is placed into the chamber of the gun, the cylinder spun, the gun put to the head, and the trigger pulled. With each spin of the cylinder the risk increases. Continue reading “Don’t Pull The Trigger!”
Having an immune system without sufficient defenses to fight disease is like going to war without enough soldiers to fight the enemy. In the battle against disease, the estimated trillion bacteria in our gut represent some of the soldiers who fight disease. Many individuals have damaged their gut defense system with poor dietary choices, overuseContinue reading “Going To Battle Unprotected”