Author Archives: Kristin

Three simple steps to creating positive emotional memories

Three simple steps to creating positive emotional memories As a parent, we have probably heard the saying, “we are simply creating memories for our children.” Well, the other day I was thinking about some of my own childhood memories. What became very obvious to me was that these memories, decades later, were very blurred. I […]

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8 ways to stop the yoyo effect

  8 Ways to stop the yoyo effect Are you tired of losing weight just to have the weight come back on? Are you ready to stop the yoyo effect of “dieting” and reach your health goals more permanently? First… Why do we yoyo back and forth between losing and gaining weight? As a healthy […]

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Eat a rainbow

Eat a rainbow every day! Of fruits and vegetables! It’s important to eat a rainbow as every type and color of fruits and vegetables has different vitamins and nutrients in them, based on their color. So eating a variety of fruits and vegetables is good for your body! Plus, it looks and tastes great and […]

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Tips for Creating Healthy meals

Tips for Creating Healthy Meals The last blog about healthy meals focused on saying NO to diets and making meals simple with My Plate. While the My Plate guidelines to healthy meals is very simple to understand and use, sometimes it is a bit over simple. So this blog includes additional tips to help creating […]

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Just say NO to diets

Just say NO to diets Yup, that’s what I said… Just say NO to diets. There are many diets out there to help you lose weight, and they will all work at some times for some people. But… we are all different people with different bodies and different tastes, so what works for some people […]

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Exhale to lose weight

Why it’s important to exhale to lose weight Let’s continue the talk on ways to lose a few extra pounds. Of course eating healthy and getting enough physical activity is important for weight loss (and being healthy). We’ll talk about each of these later ūüôā It’s important to exhale to lose weight Why is it […]

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Lifting weights to lose weight

How lifting Weights can help you to lose Weight Do you want to lose weight? To lose weight, we have always been told to do physical activities that increase our heart rate and breathing rate, so that we can burn off calories that we just ate. These activities (cardio-respiratory exercises) include activities such as walking, […]

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Add balance in your life

Adding balance in your life… This is something I’ve been thinking about a lot lately. I notice a lot of friends, family, and random people I meet who simply do not allow for balance in their life. So this post is all about adding balance in your life. Lack of balance sometimes feels like a […]

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Use MAPPS to achieve your goals

Use MAPPS to achieve your goals Now that you have set your goal for improved health, this blog will show you how to use MAPPS to achieve your goals, no matter what your specific goal is. The MAPPS approach stands for: Media¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Access¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Price¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Prompts¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Social support Media: You can use various types of media […]

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Healthy and Happy for Life

Healthy and Happy for Life Why should you try the Healthy and Happy for Life program? Because our goal, at Breathe & Be Wellness and the Healthy and Happy for Life! program,¬†is to empower you to become the healthiest YOU possible. This doesn‚Äôt mean becoming perfect, but simply being able to move through life comfortably‚Ķ […]

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