"Changing Thoughts....Changes Feelings...Changes Your Life!"
Does nutrition even matter?
Health Providers now believe that major health diseases are related to nutritional deficiencies. While they used to believe that diseases-such as type II diabetes, obesity, heart disease, stroke, and certain cancers- were caused by a single gene mutation, they are now attributing these conditions to a network of biological dysfunction. And the food we eat is an important factor in that dysfunction, partly because our diets lack the necessary balance of nutrients. Food naturally has vitamins, minerals, proteins, whole grains, fats/oils, and phytonutrients. The power in these nutrients is endless and can give our body all the energy we need!! Why don’t we get it? When we take our food and process it, add preservatives, genetically modify and even heat our food we change the physical and chemical structure and therefore change the nutrient density. I have 10 nutrition tips to help you eat foods with nutrient power get your energy back right now! ...
What is behavior modification?
Behavior modification is closely related to cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) in that it helps the person produce better outcomes in life. However, instead of focusing on negative thinking patterns or ideas, behavior modification focuses on how the conversations in your head leads us into feeling a certain way and then we DO certain action or behaviors. As long as those actions or behaviors are in alignment with what we want everything is great! If it is not then it sends us into destructive habits.
We have approximately 60,000 thoughts per day, and 80% of those thoughts are negative thoughts and 90% of our thoughts are the same thoughts everyday!! Yikes! Even if we could change 1% of those thoughts to be positive think of the impact we can make on our lives! By taking the time to understand your thoughts, words or conversations we can understand the HUGE impact they can have on our lives. We can't possibly think about all 60,000 thoughts...
There are many ways to eat different combination of foods to get weight loss results but today we want to talk about how to stabilize your blood sugar so your body believes you have enough. When your body believes it is stable and there is plenty of healthy food sources (vitamins and minerals) it releases the stored fat rather than holding onto it. The goal of our body is to get rid of excess unless it believes your energy source is scarce then it will hold onto fat.
We believe the best way to achieve this is to "Eat In 3's". This simple way of eating allows for your body to stabilize your blood sugar for longest length of time eliminating cravings, energy dips and fat burning to begin.
How does "Eating In 3's" work? You choose a healthy carbohydrate (fruits and veggies), healthy protein and healthy fat. It is very simple! And fast food doesn't get any faster than fresh fruits and veggies!
Here are a list of Eating In 3's Snack Ideas:
Autoimmune conditions affect over 50 million Americans, a large percentage of whom are women. Autoimmune diseases are considered a top 10 leading cause of death in women under the age of 65. They come in many different varieties, including rheumatoid arthritis, type I diabetes, thyroid disease, lupus, psoriasis, multiple sclerosis, Chrohns, Ulcerative colitis, celiac, graves, pancreatitis, hepatitis, chronic thyroiditis, hashimotos disease and more. It can cause many different types of symptoms all over the body that range from mild to severe in nature.
What are autoimmune diseases?
Although there are many different types of autoimmune diseases and they can affect many different organs, at their core they are all similar in that they are an immune response caused by systemic inflammation that leads your body to attack itself. Your immune system has a very sophisticated system for keeping you safe that leads it to identify all of the foreign substances that enter your body...
Behavior modification is a word most people avoid or are not really sure what it means. Here is a simple definition: Behavior modification is getting consciously aware of the conversations in your head, especially the ones keeping you in destructive patterns, and making adjustments to these conversations so change is easy. The key is asking questions to allow you to see what is ACTUALLY happening when you make destructive decisions. These empowering questions help you take a closer look at the conversations we have in our head so we have understanding and motivation to embrace change. Usually we spend so much time focusing on the action or diet to temporarily guide us and skip the behavior modification step keeping us repeating the same destructive patterns and not ever making a lasting change.
We want your perspective to create win-win opportunities so decision making and handling stress becomes as easy and habitual as getting dressed or brushing your teeth, it’s a way of...
My family struggles with the balance of caring for our vulnerable adult father. Most of the burden falls on me because I am POA. This week I discovered the power of communication and conscious awareness as I dealt with possibly putting my father on hospice, medication mishaps, family tensions, extra appointments and phone calls dealing with the mishaps, and sadly watching how others care for my father as if he is an object rather than a human with no voice trapped in his body. All of this is happening while I am running my business, and taking care of my (3) dependent children (my poor husband gets put on the back burner during weeks like these). I realized how grateful I was to be able to go thru IPEC's program (life coaching certification). I was given an amazing opportunity to take an ELI Assessment (Energy Leadership Index) teaching me how to effectively communicate and understand my frustrations, anger and stress that life so often presents us. This assessment helps you...
My specialty is behavior modification and this means I help people discover the conversations in their head keeping themselves stuck in destructive patterns. We have many tools to discover which of our 60,000 thoughts per day are holding us back. I want to introduce Conscious Circling as one of those tools. This is a fairly new concept but was created to provide a safe and open space for a small group of individuals to share and be heard. Most circles form for the most basic reason of feeling supported with no other outcome or intention. And these are very powerful yet simple formats to support and transform all who seek it. While in the circle, everyone creates intentions and accountability in all aspects of their life and many times the safe space creates opportunity for individuals to get answers by diving deeper into there understanding between conscious circling sessions.
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