Weight Loss

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5 Fabulous Products that Will Make Weight Loss EASIER

If there is anything women spend their time and energy on, it is trying to accomplish weight loss.  Me too.  Weight loss is always on my mind somewhere.  And over the last few years, I’ve found lots of new products that are making me much healthier and fit. Disclaimer: This post may contain affiliate links […] Read more…

New Year’s Motivation – My BEST Weight Loss Tips

Welcome to your New Year!  These are my best weight loss tips to kick off your year. Every year, the #1 Resolution people have is to lose weight.  First off, it is always perfect timing, just because of our holiday schedule.  Most folks start their holiday eating binge in November for Thanksgiving, then Christmas takes […] Read more…

Start off Your New Year’s Motivation Right

Well, here we are again – ready to start off another New Year’s Day.  Most people start out their New Year’s with a resolution (or three) for things they need to change.  But sadly, but February 1st, they have made little to no progress on their goals.  Sound familiar?   Then you need some FOOLPROOF […] Read more…

I have a weird and simple fitness tip I learned from my Mom.

Weird and Easy Way to Get Fit

I think we are all trying to get fit, but it’s not always the easiest thing to do, especially if you are a bit of a couch potato like me.  But there ARE ways to get fit, at least a little more fit that are easy, cost nothing, and don’t require a lot of sweating.   […] Read more…

Gym memberships can be expensive and sometimes a huge waste of money. I have some great alternatives.

Are Gym Memberships a Good Deal?

  I did a post about saving money at the gym last year.  I decided I wanted to revisit it again as part of my New Year’s Motivation series.  The first week of January is exactly the time of year when people start flooding to the gym again to try and get rid of a […] Read more…

Sneaky Tricks for Weight Loss – #5 School Cafeteria

I hope you’ve been enjoying my series so far.  This is my final post in the series, but I think it’s my favorite.  As the head of the USDA, Brian Wansink was given a challenge to improve the nutrition in the typical school cafeteria.  And I have to say, the simple and innovative ideas he […] Read more…

The 4th installment of my weight loss series shows you some easy tricks to shop smarter and healthier.

Sneaky Tricks for Weight Loss – #4 Grocery Shopping

Here in the 4th post of the series, it’s time to talk about some smart strategies in the grocery store.  I know a lot of posts you see are talking about making thrifty choices while grocery shopping, but these are some little tricks that will help you stick to these better choices even on days […] Read more…

One of the tricky things in losing weight is managing your snacks. I've got some tips that will help.

Sneaky Tricks for Weight Loss – #3 Manage Snacking

In our last post, we talked about customizing our kitchens for a new healthy lifestyle.  The nice thing about these tips is that you aren’t going overboard.  You are just making a few simple changes that will pay off in the long run.  Today, we are going to look at the problem behavior of snacking. […] Read more…

Post #2 in my Sneaky Weight Loss series - I show you how to set up your kitchen for painless healthy eating.

Sneaky Tricks for Weight Loss – #2 Redo your Kitchen

**This post may contain affiliate links. I’m going to share some simple tips on how to rearrange your kitchen to support your weight loss efforts.  Obviously one of the main places we have control over is our own kitchen.  It is one of the rare areas in our lives where we have more or less […] Read more…

Gearing Up for some New Year’s Motivation

Now that most of the holiday is behind us, it’s time to start gearing up and dusting off our motivation to start off our New Year’s just right.  Even if you aren’t the resolution type, it is always a perfect time to look at ways you can start working off some of those excess holiday […] Read more…

Quotes are very meaningful to me. I use them to create motivation for myself.

A Clever Way to Use Quotes to Boost Your Motivation

I LOVE quotes. Actually, saying that I love them really doesn’t do it justice.  Maybe I’m even a little obsessed with quotes.  Some of my favorite quotes have been an influence on my life for decades. The problem is remembering the lessons I’ve learned from them.  I have a ton of great quotes I keep on […] Read more…

My BEST cheap and easy weight loss ideas

Lots of Thrifty Weight Loss Ideas

Every New Year’s Eve, what is the absolute number one resolution?  Hands down, it is always to lose weight.  It’s like the Holy Grail of resolutions!  Because of that, the diet and exercise industry is one of the richest in the world.  People spend thousands of dollars each year with hopes of losing weight – […] Read more…

The POWER of SMALL Rewards

The POWER of small REWARDS

I wanted to post this post in honor of my upcoming Power of You cruise with the Six Sisters and Alicia Richmond from Chic on a Shoestring.  This is a post from my Facebook friend and favorite financial advisor Chellie Campbell. I am fascinated with her concept of the power of small rewards. By the […] Read more…

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