Living the Good Life, Mind, Time Management, Zest for Life

How I Decided to Name My Blog “Healthy Motivated Life”

"There are days that it may not be easy, and there are days that I sleep a little later than usual, but I always make sure I have time to take care of me in the morning." ~Amanda Stray It's been a long journey from “overweight & overworked” to “blogger living my healthiest life ever.”… Continue reading How I Decided to Name My Blog “Healthy Motivated Life”

Mind, Relationships, Self Confidence

11 People Who Inspire Me to Crush My Goals

"Let people power your passion. Connect with positive, inspiring people who bring out the best in you." ~Peg Fitzpatrick I have friends and family who often ask me for advice and ask how I continue to motivate myself toward my goals. My secret is, I don't motivate myself – I surround myself with motivational people.… Continue reading 11 People Who Inspire Me to Crush My Goals

Mind, Time Management, Zest for Life

The Top 2 (Surprising!) Books to Help Lose Weight

“The moment you take responsibility for everything in your life is the moment you can change anything in your life.” ~Hal Elrod Did you know that you can read your way to better health? I know you can, because I've done it! By this point, I've read dozens of books on self-improvement, self-love, self-compassion and… Continue reading The Top 2 (Surprising!) Books to Help Lose Weight

Mind, Self Confidence

3 Reasons to Read Healthy is the New Skinny Today

“It is imperative to remember that you are not just a body and to start to value your experiences in life and your glorious existence above all else.”  ~Katie H. Willcox I am fat and ugly.  How many times do you tell yourself that (or something similarly hurtful) every. Single. Day? If it’s once or more, you need… Continue reading 3 Reasons to Read Healthy is the New Skinny Today