Twice in the past year, I have allowed difficult situations to get the better of me. Stress and chaos took over my life, I gave up on meal planning, exercise, and me time . . . it didn’t work out so well.
Relationships, Time Management

5 Reasons to Take Care of Yourself When Life is Too Busy

“It’s not selfish to love yourself, take care of yourself, & to make your happiness a priority. It’s necessary.” ~Mandy Hale   Twice in the past year, I have allowed difficult situations to get the better of me. Stress and chaos took over my life, I gave up on meal planning, exercise, and me time.… Continue reading 5 Reasons to Take Care of Yourself When Life is Too Busy

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”

Fitness, Nutrition, Self Confidence, Time Management

The Top 5 Reasons to Log Food & Exercise for Weight Loss

"If you are really serious about losing weight, you need to be completely honest with yourself about what you're eating." ~Unknown When I first got serious about weight loss and living a healthier life, I started using my FitBit app to log my food. The app would tell me how many calories I had burned… Continue reading The Top 5 Reasons to Log Food & Exercise for Weight Loss