More on understanding Stress

So yesterday we took a stress test to see how ‘vulnerable’ you are to stress.  If your score was high (30 and above) I would recommend that you start to seriously consider how you will manage the stress in your life in a healthy way. Much of the questions of the survey yesterday are ‘controllable’ items, which you can actually DO something about… so ...

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Managing your stress

Managing your Stress Having GOOD Mental Health requires that you manage the stress in your life.  There is NO running away from stress.  It is a natural part of life.  Stress is described as any change that one has to adapt to in life.  There is good stress, and bad stress, and the reality is that life is full of BOTH.  How you react/respond ...

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Eating Healthy & Maintaining your Mental Health

What you put in… is what you get out… Think about that the next time you are sitting in front of a plate of junk food, or considering skipping a meal. So the focus this week is on maintaining good Mental Health, and the 2nd component to having good mental health is eating healthy.  UK’s Mental Health Association suggests that poor diet has played ...

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Are you Nuts: Maintaining your mental health

I facilitated a workshop today called: “Am I Nuts: Maintaining your Mental Health” So I figured I’d share some of what I focused on in the workshop this week on my blog.  So in the area of maintaining our mental health there are 3 main components: 1)      Getting Physical 2)      Eating Healthy 3)      Managing your Stress So the First step to maintaining ones mental ...

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Down 19+ pounds

So today is the 1st of April… AND I am happy to share an update on my ‘Healthier eating… Healthier me’.  As I shared on my ‘Coming Clean’ Blog I promised that I would share my results at the end of March.  So I am happy…. VERY happy to say that I am DOWN from the weight I was at when I was writing ...

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Doing it on my own

So, I couldn’t think of what I would blog about today so I thought I’d share about something that’s been on my mind.  It’s in reference to health and fitness goals we set for ourselves.  I have some pretty substantial goals I’ve set for myself, one of which is to reach my goal weight on my own.  By ‘on my own’ I mean without ...

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Coming Clean

Ok, so today I’m baiting myself out! I continue to struggle with my eating.  I had a great January (thanks to the Daniel Fast) a good February (thanks to my 28 days of fitness) and I’ve been struggling with March.  Fitness isn’t typically an issue for me, I LOVE working out however when my eating is off it affects my motivation to work out.  ...

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27 days of fitness

So… today marks day 27! Day 27 of WHAT you ask?!?! Well some of the ladies who I did the Daniel Fast with at my church suggested we continue working on our physical health after we completed the fast.  We committed to doing 21 days of fitness (going to the gym, or working out in some way, shape or form) for 21 days straight.  Well I ...

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Day 21 – Daniel Fast

  So, today is day 21… and this marks the end of my Daniel Fast.  This evening I was spending time with some friends I reflected on how nice it felt to have made it 21 days, and as I shared about my experience I was reminded that the BIGGEST lesson that God has taught me during this fast is The race is not ...

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Day 20 – Daniel Fast

Ok… it’s day 20… yay!!  I must say I’ve never seen 20 days go by slower… lol… Seriously! I typically say time flies, but these past 20 days have been going by at a bit of a snail pace.  But THANK GOD… I made it!!! I am so happy to be in the 20’s yaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay!!!  I thought I’d share a few of the points ...

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