voice recorder journaling
Healthy Body, Healthy Mind

Part 2: Your Voice Recorder can Amplify your Life: Capture your Ideas

I’ve discovered a new way to journal. I still write out my thoughts, but now, I turn to my voice recorder on my phone when I need to have a good talk with myself.

your voice app can change your life
Healthy Body, Healthy Mind

Your New Best Friend :) Using your Voice App can Change your Life (Part 1)

It might sound weird, but when you chat with yourself out loud, with purpose, AND you record yourself on a voice app, it can be life changing.

year long habit tracker
Healthy Body, Healthy Mind, My Health Journey

3 Months of Habit Tracking towards Better Health: March Results

The visual reminder of my tracker, which I see multiple times a day, is not only a reminder and motivation/encouragement, but as the year progresses, it becomes a sense of accomplishment.

sunset on a walk in march
Getting Physical, Healthy Body, Healthy Mind

March Update: 3000 km Fitbit Goal for 2022

A lot of people think exercise has to be really hard or a challenge, and although getting your heart rate up and building muscle requires work and is beneficial to your body, getting moving doesn’t have to be like that.

resting heart rate and health and weight loss
Food for Health

Is your Heart Rate a HIDDEN Clue to Losing Weight & Getting Healthy?

My rising resting heart rate is like an alarm that alerts me to the poor environment I'm providing for my heart. 

3 month update lose 40 lbs
My 40 lbs Weight Loss

3 Month Update on my 40 lbs Weight-loss Mission (with an important message for when you feel down on yourself)

It takes practice, but when you turn your negative self-talk into powerful, uplifting thoughts, you can turn those low feelings around.

food tracker analysis
Food for Health

How will you Score on your Food Tracker Check-in? Discover what’s holding back your weight loss.

Tracking your food and analyzing the results are steps you can take to ensure you're moving towards a healthier lifestyle that will naturally encourage your body to drop the extra pounds.

reset your taste buds with mini mary diet
Food for Health, Healthy Body, Healthy Mind, My 40 lbs Weight Loss

Reset your Taste Buds with the Mary’s Mini Diet

At this point in my weight-loss journey, I can see that I’ve been struggling for a few weeks, and I need to do something to reset my taste buds.

Setback in weight loss: move on or give up
Healthy Body, Healthy Mind, My 40 lbs Weight Loss

Weight-loss Setback… Move on or Give up?

You must find a way to believe in yourself and harness your inner power, so you can traverse your way through the challenges of living a healthy lifestyle and come out as the person you want to become: healthy, at peace and free of the struggle.

year long habit tracker
Healthy Body, Healthy Mind

January Progress: Habit Tracking into a Healthier Lifestyle

Each day that I'm successful with a habit, I fill in a square on my tracker, which I keep posted in the kitchen where I can see it every day. My tracker shows 6 months at a time.