Rebounding – Bounce Into Health

Rebounding - Bounce Into Health

Rebounding!  It’s not just for basketball players. Let’s just begin by stating that if you do not already have a rebounder, you should get one ASAP.  After looking at all the health benefits gained by bouncing up and down on a mini-trampoline it is hard to imagine a better all-around exercise that is easy, fun, […]

The Mindful Mug

White mug with "Mindful Mug" in red lettering.

There’s mindlessness and there’s mindfulness. They’re polar opposites of each other and when it comes to food, nutrition, and eating, mindlessness is basically autopilot, and being on autopilot is not where you want to be when it comes to nourishing your body. Don’t get me wrong, autopilot is awesome for things like mundane tasks around […]

New Year’s Revolution

Dear Friends, Every year, we make New Year’s resolutions with the hopes that THIS year will be different. We are zealots on a mission to become thinner, more organized and more financially successful, among other things. But stop and think for a moment. Who makes these New Year’s resolutions, anyway? Yes indeed, it’s perfectionism is […]

Weight Loss Plans Succeed With Community Support

women standing ina field with their backs to the camera crossing arms in the air to make heart gestures.

Dieting is easy. Well, let’s reword that; dieting is simple–just follow a plan. And therein lies the challenge–the following part. Because to be successful, as in success that lasts, that’s harder. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention approximately one-third of U.S. adults are obese and obesity can raise the risk of many […]

Leanne’s Favorite Food Swaps

In life, it’s the little things that count. Not the great big momentous occasions, but the daily moments that all strung together, make up your own personal circle of life. We cannot measure the quality of our lives by the big events like birthday celebrations, weddings, baptisms and graduations. It’s the day-to-day stuff that makes […]

Snacking keeps you FAT!

Snacking Keeps You Fat

One of things I used to promote was eating 5-6 small meals a day–that’s right, you just kept that jaw chewing and your body in digestive mode pretty much all day. Well guess what? It doesn’t work! As a matter of fact, it’s ruinous to your health and will keep your blood sugar levels perpetually […]

Optimal Health!

I’ve been on vacation—on a little lake in eastern Canada, far away from civilization. It’s quiet. Except for the birds in the trees and the haunting melodies of loons calling to one another on the lake. For the most part, I’ve stayed off the grid. Instead of working, I sit on the beach with the […]

How to lose weight on a Paleo diet

By: Leanne Ely If you’ve been following a Paleo diet, you might be frustrated at why your weight loss results aren’t as great as you thought they would be. I stand firm in my belief that Paleo is the ultimate way to meet nutritional requirements and to maintain good health. And this way of eating naturally […]

How to get your appetite under control

By: Leanne Ely   We’ve all been there. Our plan is printed out, the food shopped for, the preparation done—we’re ready. We are excited—this time, we’re really going to do it! Then out of nowhere, suddenly this urgent, silent craving hits you upside the head and makes all your good intentions fly out the window […]