The Three Day Bliss Detox

Do you sometimes feel a lack of energy mid-afternoon or at the end of the day? Do you regularly have low energy days? I’m sure you know that stress, diet, clutter, and even boredom may all be contributing factors.

One thing I see over and over are articles on clutter. Apparently, is it a struggle all too common! Stuff and keeping track of it exhausts us. I have been on a personal mission to keep the clutter from taking over my office, actually from taking over my life, lol.

I deal with hundreds of emails a day, some I read and some I don’t. I have a handful of people who have strongly impacted my life for the better, those emails I ALWAYS read, even if not right away. On that note, I want to help you declutter. I will try to streamline my newsletter to make it a quicker read. There will be an article and recipe every week as always, and a reference to what is going on that week.

I will send quick blasts in-between as reminders and motivation. If you feel like you are missing me, you can always venture over to my Facebook page for more tips.

My goal is to lead you to peace and help reduce stress. Stress sends a rush of adrenalin through your body using up energy that is needed to keep the rest of the body going. Stress also produces the hormone cortisol which contributes to belly fat.

Understand what is sapping your energy levels and you can begin to make changes. Begin to declutter, clear up space, find what supports you and bring more of it into your days, eat foods for your body type and most important learn how to breathe.

Your energy levels can remain constant if you are mindful and are eating the right foods. Many foods will spike the blood sugar leading to a crash later on. With proper nourishment you will level out your energy and your moods.

Let me help you make powerful changes this year.

Check out the THREE DAY BLISS DETOX

Stay in the Light

I must admit I have a problem retaining information. Do you study and try to memorize health facts? I need to constantly revisit the information when I am first learning it. After awhile though I am happy to say if it is something I do over and over again, it sticks. If it is technical it may not stick right away, but if it is something you believe in every cell of your body, it manifests.

This is how wellness works, it is a journey. You need to surround yourself with like minded people. Have you ever noticed how when you are with a person with bad energy before you know it you feel the same way, and your day begins to fall apart.

When you are surrounded by believers and positive people you are supported by healing energy. God has a plan of healing for you but you must stay on track. You must keep your focus on his plan, and go forward in faith. When you feel your mind start to wonder into darkness and garbage thoughts, that is the path you start to go down.

Choose your path…Stay in the light

I remember in the beginning, when I first started learning about the power of my mind and food it felt like SO MUCH WORK. Now it is just my life. You can get there too, and you will look back and be amazed at the journey.

So much of your struggle, whatever it is, from diabetes, weight, anxiety, pain, you name it, comes from your holding onto bad habits, pain or just bad thinking.
You can free yourself by learning which foods work for you and which patterns of thinking you need to RETHINK. Happiness and health are not an accident, it is a plan and you can have it.

That excess weight, worry, burden is showing you that you are stuck somewhere. Once you release struggle your body goes into homeostasis, it’s natural state of balance.

I don’t profess to be a witch doctor, healer or guru but I do know that we can work together to build the future you want. Here are some basic ways to start.

#1- Slow down, life is a marathon not a sprint. Beginning to implement changes that develop into big changes over time.

#2- Guard the temple gates. Your mind is precious. You choose what thoughts to entertain. My grandmother used to say, “Get thee behind me Lucifer”. Start noticing that the negative thoughts are not of GOD.

#3- Honor your body as a Temple. Invest in your health. Do something physical everyday, eat well, rest and LEARN HOW TO PRACTICE SELF LOVE.

#4- Build a support network. I offered the six week group at a very low price to make it manageable for everyone. Each and every person can benefit by sharing healing thoughts, energy and information. Be in a like minded community. This is available to everyone. All you need is a phone and a comfortable chair. 🙂

#5- Remember you are worth it. God doesn’t make mistakes and you are his greatest creation!

I remember in the beginning, when I first started learning about the power of my mind and food it felt like SO MUCH WORK. Now it is just my life. You can get there too, and you will look back and be amazed at the journey.

Do you sometimes feel totally crazy? Maybe it’s just me, but sometimes I can’t make sense of it all. I can’t understand the way people act? Why are they so cruel to each other, why do they hurt innocent animals, why can’t we just love each other? Why do people say one thing and then do another?

Then comes my life…if you have a couple of hours and a strong stomach, we can meet for tea and I’ll tell you all about. I am no stranger to disappointment. Boy, that sounds like a sob story but really it’s not. I am so filled with gratitude for what I have and the people in my life who do care about me.

Everyday I meet the most incredible people. My life has boiled over with blessings. How did it get this way from being a single mom, poor, struggling, abandoned with a 10 month old son and two other children, a mortgage, and not much of a job.

“You can’t change the landscape, you can only change the eyes that you look at it with.”

Do you choose to be jaded and hold onto anger? The best thing you can do for yourself is forgive. I know you may feel the people or person who hurt you doesn’t deserve forgiveness, but you deserve it. That’s right, you forgive someone for YOU!

Free up your body and your mind. You don’t need the pain of the experience living in your body. You need to be free and vibrant and you can’t get there by holding resentment in your body.

Are you sabotaging yourself with bad habits, self defeating choices that make matters worse. Are you punishing yourself or not letting yourself live your life to your fullest. Why?
What is holding you back?

Your mind is a very powerful instrument. You need to learn how to play it. And like any instrument you need to practice to get good at it.

Everyday:
Make a gratitude list, on paper or in your mind
Start each day
visualizing how you want it to turn out.
Focus on the solutions rather than the problems
Forgive, you don’t have to tell them, but you have to let it go

CREATE!
You co-create your life with God

Make a plan:
Exercise
Eat right
Pray
Forgive
Do something meaningful
Do something for yourself everyday

If you haven’t joined the six week group yet, what are you waiting for?
It helps you create a plan
It helps you make new choices
It helps you feel focused
It helps you understand sabotage
It helps you forgive yourself and others.

I care about you and want to see you succeed. My life’s greatest pleasure is making people laugh on the outside and smile on the inside.
Of course I want to teach you about healthy cooking, eating and lifestyle choices too.

The Six Week to Super Group

Be a Light in the Darkness

I’ve worked with HUNDREDS of people who have been caught on the mental gerbil wheel. By now you have all heard the saying, “Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result”. Well, I was there. I spent years going over the same thing over and over again in my head. Feeling like a victim while I saw my own health and happiness slipping away. I am proof that it doesn’t have to be that way. You CHOOSE your life. I know it’s hard to believe but everything in your life is there for a reason. I know some things are harder than others and I don’t want to downplay the loss of a loved one or act like I even know what that is like. But, I will tell you that you don’t have to slip into a comma. You have a God given right to thrive, and no one can take that away.

Be a light in the darkness.

Spicy Pulled Chicken Sandwich

Spicy Pulled Chicken Sandwich

Stay away from diabetic food

Stay away from all food products labeled “diabetic”.

The shelves are lined with “diabetic”, “sugar-free” and dessert products. Don’t be fooled they contain chemicals,
and sugar alcohols.

Your brain doesn’t know the difference between the taste of sugar and these chemicals. You will still get a sugar
surge. They are usually much sweeter than sugar to boot.

Just stick with natural fruits, honey, maple syrup or stevia if you need a sweet fix.

However, If you are a real sugar junkie you will need to eliminate sugar and all sweet tastes for at least three
days to get over the cravings, sorry this is just the way it is.

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Fast carbs, slow carbs, good carbs, bad carbs, simple carbs and complex carb

Fast carbs, slow carbs, good carbs, bad carbs, simple carbs and complex carbs.

What does it all mean?! The real issue is how fast your body is able to break down any food into energy providing
sugar into your bloodstream.

Fast carbs are highly refined grain products which convert quickly into glucose. They are also called simple carbs
because of their simple chain of molecules.

Slow carbs contain fiber making the glucose much slower to enter the blood stream. They have a more complicated
molecular chain, which is why they are called complex carbs.

Now the GI rating…
Glycemic Index vs. Glycemic Load

To keep it simple, the glycemic index (GI) is a measurement of how fast or slow food enters the bloodstream. This is
not always the best determining factor though. Glycemic Load (GL) is a better rating to go by as this is the true
factor of how the glucose enters the bloodstream. GL includes the fiber which slows down the glucose. GL reveals the
true impact a food has on your glucose metabolism.

Not to make this sound like a science project! Just eat whole foods. That’s how simple it is! It is not a product,
it is a food. Whole foods always have a low glycemic load as opposed to any processed food. And please don’t fall
for the package labeling stating that it has a low GI.

Eat food as God intended 🙂

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Easy make ahead breakfast

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This is such a simple make ahead breakfast. Cube up a crispy organic apple, toss into some cottage cheese, stir in a tbsp of chia seeds or flax or both, a drizzle of honey and stick in the fridge overnight. When you wake up you can top with some fresh berries. Quick, easy and delicious.