Behavior Modification

Put Your Best Fork Forward for National Nutrition Month

This National Nutrition Month, put your best fork forward by doing the best YOU can do to live a healthy lifestyle and enjoy what you love in life. As you may have heard, March is National Nutrition Month® (NNM), a time to pay special attention to what we eat and our lifestyle habits around food and nutrition. It happens that NNM comes at just the right time of year – after all, those resolutions that were made in January have likely fallen by the wayside, so it’s the perfect time to g… read more »

What Kind of Snacker Are You?

Find out what kind of snacker you are and get simple solutions to manage your cravings. This post was sponsored by Meta as part of an ongoing partnership. I was compensated for my time, but as always all opinions are my own.  Do you snack during the day? If so, you’re in good company. A 2015 report from Mintel found that 94% of all Americans snack at least once a day, with half of adults snacking two to three times a day. What kind of snacker you are and what you snack on varies based on your circumstance… read more »

10 Practical Lifestyle Changes You Can Make for a Healthier New Year

Make the New Year the healthiest one yet with these 10 practical lifestyle changes! This post was written as part of my ongoing sponsored partnership with the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance. All opinions expressed are my own. The New Year is just a few days away, and if you’re like most people, you’re talking about resolutions. Although any time of the year is a great time to reassess your habits, a lot of people view the New Year as a clean slate and the perfect time to start making healthy li… read more »

How to Have a Healthier Thanksgiving – Your Survival Guide

This Thanksgiving keep this survival guide by your side with 10 tips to help you have a healthier Thanksgiving and start to the holiday season.  Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday – it’s a day to give thanks, spend time with friends and family, and of course eat! A traditional Thanksgiving meal made up of butter-basted turkey, cornbread stuffing, green bean casserole, and pecan pie may sound delicious, but the calories sure will add up! And it doesn’t end there. Thanksgi… read more »

What’s the Connection Between Nutrition and Yoga?

What’s the connection between nutrition and yoga? Find out in Kara Lydon’s new e-book Nourish Your Namaste! This post contains affiliate links. See below for full disclosure. I didn’t get into yoga until I was pregnant with my twin girls, but ever since it has been my main form of activity (until I recently took up running and zumba). I’m not so into the meditative part of yoga, rather the movement and the time to myself to turn off from social media and the world for an hour a… read more »