Faithfully Adopting

Faithfully Adopting.    Looking back on going to Cambodia to work with some orphanages this past summer,  I really didn't know what to expect. As one of the newer believers on the mission team, I wasn't sure what God wanted me to do over there.  ...more

6 Ways to Improve the ENERGY You Put Out

 Have you ever found yourself having a conversation with someone and simply talking to them creates more excitement in your voice? You find yourself smiling just being in their presence. Yet on the flip side, we’ve all been around those people who have a dark cloud that follows them and literally sucks the life out of you just being nearby.Why does that happen? The answer is simple, it’s ENERGY. Everyone we come into contact with has good or bad energy. We all know the difference....more

Do You Believe in Goals?

Do you believe in setting goals? I sure do.Goals are great for so many reasons. Most importantly, they serve as a guideline to help keep us on the path of our passions and desires in life. I always say that your goals should make you really uncomfortable and give you goosebumps at the same time. That’s how you know you’re going in the right direction....more
Great tips! And a very positive reminder what it takes to achieve those goals!more

5 Tips to Stay on Track this Holiday Season

It’s here! The time of year we the average person gains 3-5 lbs. We all know the holidays are a time where we are surrounded with lots of rich foods, alcohol, parties, and other temptations that we are not normally surrounded by every day. We tend to ‘slack’ off of our healthy regiments and vow to start fresh January 1st. But why not do it the right way this year?...more

How To Get Everlasting Change

 Anybody can change once they decide they want to. However, making lifestyle changes permanent can be more difficult. The good news is that it doesn’t have to be that way! And this journey to health isn’t about a temporary fix, it’s about making those changes stick around for the long haul.Have you ever made big changes in your life only to find those old habits slowly creeping back into your life? That’s ok, because you’re not alone.Here are some simple tips to help you make those changes stick around for good in your life....more
Slow and steady wins the race!more

My P90X Transformation Results

When I made the decision to really GET HEALTHY… it wasn’t just about getting to a certain goal weight; it was about transforming my health. Losing 30 lbs in the process was just a bonus!I committed myself to give it everything I had, determined to let nothing get in my way this time (health problems, traveling, celebrations, dinners). I had been giving excuses long enough of why I couldn’t. But this time, I was ready to make BIG changes....more

Satisfy Those Temptations

Why is it some days seem to be so easy when sticking to a healthy eating plan and workout regiment and other days it seems like the devil is whispering in your ear all day long? Rarely, it’s your body’s way of telling you that you are in need of certain nutrients. I hate to break it to you but the majority of the time it is psychological when you having a big craving. This is great news for you. It means, if you have the right mindset, you can easily overcome those lurking temptations....more

12 Signs It's Time To Get Healthy...NOW

If you catch yourself in one of these situations or saying these things, it’s probably a sign you need to start making some healthier choices in your life, pronto.1. You say your pants aren’t fitting right because you’ve only worn them 2 times since they were last washed. They just need more time to stretch out. 2. Every week you catch yourself saying, “I will start my diet tomorrow.” ...more

Inspired by Abs of a Stranger

 What inspires you?Some of us are inspired by other people (models, actors, friends). Others are inspired by objects such as money and other material possessions. When you take a step back and look around you, whatever it is you are envious of (whether it’s other people or things), know that you hold a burning desire deep within you to have it! It’s a sign you are on the right path to knowing what you really want!...more
@victorias_view Thank you for the feedback. I agree, it is inspiring to see others work their ...more

Grab Your Dreams Before Your Fears Do

What’s holding you back from getting everything you want in life?  For many people, it’s fear.  Which means, you are the only person standing in the way of having everything you want. Start using your fears as passion to fuel your fire to get the things you want in life. Despite any of the excuses you tell yourself why you don’t have the things you long for (your goal weight, the job you want, a soul mate, whatever it is), I am here to tell you that you have the power to turn this around!  ...more