Episode – 013 Surviving the Social Side of Food

  Show Notes: Ricki Heller is an educator, author and anti-candida nutritionist. As part of her Sweet Life program, Ricki advocates for a diet free of high-glycemic sweeteners, refined sugars, caffeine, and many other food types to ensure long-lasting and vibrant health. She also argues for the widespread normalization of vegan and gluten-free dishes, rather than them being the exception …

Episode – 012 Changing Your Lifestyle is Medicine

Michele Drielick is the CEO of DestinyWell, a private laboratory that specializes in providing “at-home” medical tests for health-conscious individuals, as well as health coaching. With DestinyWell, she aims to keep patients on top of their health outside of their annual or semiannual checkups and identify which conditions your body may be susceptible to before they fully develop and become …

Episode – 011 Exiting the Pity Party

Whether it’s from a bad day, an honest mistake you made, or events beyond your control, at some point down the line you’ll probably trip and fall into a deep pit of self-pity—“Woe is me,” I can’t believe I messed up like that,” “Can’t I do anything right?”, etc. Those moments leave us feeling weak and hopeless, but if you …

Episode – 010 Saying ‘No’ or ‘Hell Yes’

If your calendar doesn’t have a lot of white spaces, chances are you’re the kind of person who likes to keep busy and lend a hand when asked. But while saying “yes” to every request or opportunity may feel like the right thing to do, who does it benefit if you end up feeling too burnt out to help out …

Episode – 009 Achieving the Vision of Ourselves We Want

Anyone who regularly steps on the bathroom scale knows the power—and intimidation—of numbers when getting physically fit. But the black-and-white reality of numbers are beneficial to achieving the vision of ourselves we want. Just by tracking what you eat and how you exercise, you’ll find yourself on a more concrete path to becoming the You to want to be.   …

Episode – 008 Progress

Remember the old saying about “the best laid plans of mice and men”? It’s important to keep in mind because life often has a way of intruding on our carefully crafted work schedules and workout routines. While it’s easy to feel down ourselves in these situations for not accomplishing everything we hope to, it’s important to take a gradual approach …

Episode – 007 Commitment

We all want to change some aspect of our lives, be it eating habits, exercise routines or even how we socialize with others. But successfully making those changes means more than simply adding a new task to our agendas. To make truly lifelong changes, you will need to commit and figure out which habits need to be improved and which …

Episode – 006 Fun

  In your journey to get your life fit and in order, don’t forget to make time for fun. After all, while hard work makes for a sustainable and healthy life, fun helps make it enjoyable and can get you through a rougher day. So for this episode, Kelly focuses on how you can get the necessary chores out of …

Episode 005 – Motivation

As much as we may want to get fit and organized, life can throw obstacles in your way, be it pain, fatigue or just not being able to find the spark to get off. To keep ourselves on track and accountable when we really just aren’t feeling it on an off day, it helps to have a solid plan to …

Five Steps to Get Any Fitness Goal You Want

I am a big believer that if you WANT something, if it’s a HELL YES for you, then you need to throw everything you have at it. This is not the time to tiptoe in and “hope” that something works. It’s the time to roar in (like a tiger) and scratch your line in the sand. (had to do the …