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Category Archives: Lifestyle

Are You Standing In Your Own Way?

Making a decision

I finally did it. After a year and a half of thinking about it, overthinking about it, and teetering on the fence, I officially signed up for my first “Introduction to Improv” course. “Improv” is short for improvisational comedy and … Continue reading

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Spring Clean Your Weight-Loss Goals

We finally got our first real taste of spring here in the Midwest this week. Grills were fired up, windows were thrown open and winter boots were gleefully tucked away … and now we’re expecting snow. But, despite the weather, … Continue reading

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Meal Kit Delivery 101

stir fried vegetables

If you’ve read this blog before, you know I love writing about food. And with March being National Nutrition Month®, I have another reason to talk about one of my favorite topics. This week, I’m excited to have TOPS Outreach … Continue reading

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Ways to Stay Active in Winter

As I write this, the flakes continue to fly here in Wisconsin. They’re pretty, I’ll give them that. But all I can think about is scraping my windshield at the end of the workday, the slippery ride home and the … Continue reading

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Take the 28-Day Meal Plan Challenge with TOPS!

January is winding down and, at the risk of wishing time away, we’re one month closer to warmer temps here in Wisconsin. I’m still dealing with the extra pounds that started creeping up last fall and seem to have gotten … Continue reading

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4 Popular Food Trends for 2019

This week, I’m excited to once again have registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator Lori Lehnert as my special guest blogger. It’s no secret that nutrition is one of the hottest topics this time of year. Everywhere you go, from … Continue reading

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Making a Healthy Change? Don’t Do These 3 Things.

The holidays have come and gone, and a new year is here. It’s also that time when dieting advice is everywhere you turn … even if you didn’t ask for it. While I typically like to focus on what to … Continue reading

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The Power of Curiosity

Earlier this month, I tried my first yin yoga class with a couple of friends. I didn’t quite know what to expect, but appreciated the relaxed nature of the class and the opportunity to shift into “relaxation mode,” if only … Continue reading

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One Simple Activity to Help You Move More Every Day

Updated Physical Activity Guidelines were released last month urging us all to sit less and move more, and reminding us that even small amounts of extra daily activity can be beneficial. I know that for me personally, it can be … Continue reading

Posted in Fitness, Health, Lifestyle, Motivation, Time Management, Wellness | 14 Comments