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Category Archives: Change

Portion Control

aim for progress, not perfection

How much can I eat? Take the time to figure it out. It takes more energy (calories) to fuel a Jeep Ranger than a Honda Civic. Size matters. So does speed and use. One food plan does not fit all. … Continue reading

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Nutrition

fuel your system with fruit and veggies

Back to basics, baby! There is no magic bullet around that cannot backfire! Each of is unique with individual preferences, likes and dislikes in so many areas. The things we like to eat are no exception. Our family, region, culture … Continue reading

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Eat to Live, Not Live to Eat

lotus pose in forest tunnel

This week’s blog comes from Deanna Bies, a TOPS Service Program Administrator and Board Member. A saying we often hear in TOPS is “eat to live, not live to eat.” I know that to eat is not the meaning of … Continue reading

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Excuses

let your excuses go

I have always been a fan of the practical wisdom Eleanor Roosevelt shared. Starting today’s blog, I recall three of her most empowering quotes: “It is always easier to do nothing than to try a new line of action.” But … Continue reading

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Resistance to Change

Well, here we are on the threshold of a spanking New Year. Did you utter a few resolutions as the clock struck “12” six days ago? Write down the ones you can still remember. What are the odds that by … Continue reading

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2020 Vision

four-season landscape

Today I am reflecting on all I have experienced during this year, giving thanks for the lessons learned in the journey, and excited for the clarity the New Year promises. The car satellite radio is broadcasting a song from almost … Continue reading

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Rewriting Your Story

New Year 2020 on blackboard

This is a perfect time to reflect on what we wish to achieve and what we have accomplished. What gift will you give yourself to empower you to make the New Year that is fast approaching bright and joyful? How … Continue reading

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