Salad for Breakfast? Rethinking Why We Eat, What We Eat, and When We Eat It

Early this morning, while standing in front of my open fridge, I decided I’d have a salad with tuna. Yes, I did say this morning. Stop the presses. Joyce just had tuna for BREAKFAST. I mean that’s weird, right? I felt like I broke some sort of unspoken rule. I’ve been around the health, fitness, and sports industries for a […]

Whole and Healthy: 5 Reasons to Embrace Self-Improvement

Before I venture into opinionated territory, my thoughts here are only coming from my own personal experiences in the health and fitness industry for over 25 years. There was a time when the word “self-improvement” was all the rage, like the word swag, just without all the douchey-ness. It even earned itself a section in […]

Your Most Powerful Health Coach Might Be Your Smartphone

We often think in terms of short-term goals. Not that that’s necessarily bad, but long-term health is more than a few small goals accomplished occasionally. It’s many small actions done consistently over time. It’s easy to be short-sighted and just have in mind an upcoming event as a goal. But short-term goals are just that […]

The Future of Mental Health Services – 12 Questions about Tele-Psychiatry with Dr. Arpan Waghray #mentalhealth #futureofhealth

This post is written in partnership with Providence St. Joseph Health Recently, I was thinking about the natural disasters we’ve seen in 2017. Hurricane Harvey, Irma, Maria; the California wildfires; and earthquakes worldwide. All of the things we take for granted–food in the fridge, a warm bed, boxes of family photos, heirlooms, pencil marks on […]

5 Mental Tweaks for a Happier Holiday Season

After decades of walking this earth, I believe the key to healthy living has to center around your emotional and mental well-being. This is where a change, a tweak, a redirection has to begin. Especially if that change is to become a lifestyle. It would be easy to suggest not eating the first batch of […]

Chicken Recipe Round-Up #SandersonFarms

Lately, I’ve been wanting to add more chicken recipes to my list of family favorites. But sometimes, I’m hesitant to try something new because of the cost. It can be an expensive experiment – that’s why I like to ask friends what their favorite tried-and-true chicken recipes are. It’s fun and frugal to share ideas, […]