Being “financially well” isn’t all about hitting a dollar amount in your bank account. Although that may be your goal, you don’t have to wait for it to begin a practice of financial wellness. There are ways to manage all that money stress without hitting the lottery jackpot.
We all see it. “What I ate in a day.” “My weight loss journey.” “Food porn.” And then there’s the endless snippets of advice during our doom scrolls. How do we piece out what’s true and what works for us versus what worked for one person? With so much information so readily available to us, it can be difficult to sort out all of the overlapping and conflicting messages put out there. One [...]
You’ve finally found a nutrition plan that works for you, the only problem is, it may not “work” for everyone else around you. Maybe you come from a family with Sunday pasta nights, or annual pig roasts, or your friends like to eat out at restaurants with limited options on the menu. Whenever your social gatherings involve food and you’ve made a nutritional change in your life, you might raise some eyebrows. We’ve [...]
The last bite. It got here so fast it’s like the last ten minutes accelerated. And then it too is gone. Disappointment sets in. The meal is over. When we decided to discuss nutrition this month, I couldn’t help but think about meal time and this sadness that rushes over me sometimes when I’ve finished a bowl of oatmeal, a piece of avocado toast, or anything delicious for that matter. Ok, sadness and [...]
It’s become super common to use a Sunday afternoons to get ready for the week ahead: ingredients spread across countertops and empty storage containers ready to be housed with roasted potato Mondays and steamed broccoli Tuesdays. Maybe it’s not an entire afternoon, but the process takes some time. With a bit of effort at the week’s start, you set yourself up for being conscious about what you eat, saving money, and being able [...]