My Top 5 Foods

Ok, so I thought I would share the top 5 things I buy at the grocery store… at least in this phase of my life. I am by no means saying that what I buy is right for everybody, and at the same time I think it’s good to identify what your top 5 staple items are that you consistently buy. Then you can ask- …

A Thanksgiving Lesson That’s Good Year-Round

I wrote this poem last Thanksgiving, and was reminded of it recently when speaking with a client who was telling me what a powerful shift he has felt in life just from upping his Gratitude practice. When we are grateful for what we have, this very act opens the door for us to receive more. It applies to money, love, relationships, and, yes, our bodies! …

Celebrate Like a Kid

This picture is me (curly) my sister Teghan (above me) my cousin Tanya (middle) my best bud cousin Ryan (left) and my gorgeous Mom (upper left). I don’t remember a moment with them that didn’t feel celebratory. As I wrote this blog and came across this picture, I thought it was a perfect reminder to live life celebrating even the smallest of victories as if …

Who’s At Your Dinner Table?

Five Tips for Healthy Relationships As I mention in the video above, I’m talking about healthy relationships from two contexts. The first: Are your relationships emotionally healthy? The second: How are your closest relationships affecting your health, fitness and food choices? So, keeping both of these in mind, below are five tips to building healthy relationships. 1. Personal Responsibility. You: Ok, tessie, why did you …

What’s Your Daily Food Routine?… Here’s Mine.

What does this picture have to do with a food routine, Tessie? I thought you were going to give us a delicious recipe for cupcakes! Well, I got your attention, eh? The picture represents many of our food routines- Looking desirable and perfect on the outside… and not so good for us on the inside. Now, this is nothing against cupcakes. I’ll eat a cupcake …