Most of us are looking for ways to shed a few pounds and trim down. It may surprise you to hear this, but going on an extreme diet or trying to completely overhaul your eating habits all at once may not be the answer. Making small and reasonable changes may be the way to get the best (and most lasting) results. Here are a few ideas you could implement NOW! No shopping, no pills, no books required. Eat only when hungry. Babies have it all figured out – have you ever tried to feed a baby when they are not hungry? They know when to quit eating but somewhere along the line, we lost that! Paying … [Read more...] about Little Choices for Weight Loss
Do you need to get more organized? Do you feel like you are surrounded by messes? It is a proven fact that people who are organized feel better and are generally happier; getting organized is a little choice that matters. When you clean up your living space, your work space, your car, your purse, your junk drawers (ahem!), you are cleaning up a mess. A mess can be defined as "any disagreement between the way you desire things to be and the way they actually are." Where are your messes? Did you know that messes or disorder can actually steal your peace, create anxiety, and drain your … [Read more...] about Get Your Ducks in a Row!
If you have ever been on a fad diet, searched for the perfect fitness plan, or looked for help and direction online - only to be overwhelmed, confused, and frustrated by the contradictory information out there, then you may enjoy Little Choices Everyday. If you are over extreme dieting and are searching for a healthy lifestyle with balance, then you may enjoy Little Choices Everyday. If you want to learn to incorporate movement and exercise into your existing schedule rather than join the gym and commit to 7 days a week of blood, sweat, and tears, then you may enjoy Little Choices … [Read more...] about Little Choices Everyday!!!
Do you want to learn something NEAT? I mean literally…NEAT. NEAT is an acronym that stands for Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenesis. As fancy as it sounds, it is pretty simple and can be defined as energy spent when you are not exercising, eating, or sleeping. “Thermo” means heat and “genesis” means creation – so it literally means that you are creating heat with activity that is NOT EXERCISE! Creating heat BURNS CALORIES. Are you someone who taps their toes to music? That’s NEAT! What about the chronic fidgeters? They’re participating in NEAT, too! Not everyone has a gym membership or … [Read more...] about Trick Yourself into Motion
I believe that everything we watch, read and hear has an impact on our lives. I’ve seen today’s media steal joy from our lives as well as destroy self-esteem and even marriages. Magazines, movies, soap operas, and even novels with unrealistic wealth and romance give women a wrong sense of reality. Advertising puts constant pressure on us to behave, look, or be a certain way. It’s geared for companies to make money, not to better our lives. For example, consider the media’s influence on the importance of being thin, along with a multi-billion dollar dieting industry at our disposal. It’s no … [Read more...] about Clean Your Filters
ROASTED MIXED VEGGIES INGREDIENTS: 1/2 medium zucchini, cut a bit thicker, they tend to get mushy otherwise 1/2 medium summer squash, cut a bit thicker 1/2 medium red bell pepper, 1/2 medium yellow bell pepper, 1/2 pound fresh asparagus, 1/2 red onion 1 1/2 tablespoons MCT oil 1/2 teaspoon Himalayan Pink Salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper Fresh garlic Onion and garlic powder ** **Some other seasoning options are Little Choices Matter blends found here! INSTRUCTIONS: Heat the oven to 450 degrees Place the zucchini, squash, peppers, asparagus, and onion in a … [Read more...] about Roasted Mixed Veggies