#ZestForLife, Self Confidence

52 Quotes to Motivate You Right Off the Couch

“Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.” ~Helen Keller   My great-aunt, Wanda has always included motivational quotes with birthday cards and gifts. Sometimes, they are written right into the card, sometimes on the inside cover of a book, and sometimes on little index cards inside… Continue reading 52 Quotes to Motivate You Right Off the Couch

#ZestForLife, Self Confidence

7 Feel-Good Songs That Get My Day Started on the Right Foot

“I didn’t know until my soul broke free, I’ve got these angels watching over me.” ~Martina McBride Robin Sharma says, “The way you start your day determines how well you live your day.” I agree with Robin. As I learn and grow, I have found that if I don’t start my day off with my standard… Continue reading 7 Feel-Good Songs That Get My Day Started on the Right Foot

#ZestForLife

How Traveling the World Can Help You Lead a Healthier Life

“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” ~St. Augustine Go to Europe and come home healthier than you arrived. So far, I've been lucky enough to travel to Europe three times, and to host students from Australia twice while I was in high school. I’ve visited Canada… Continue reading How Traveling the World Can Help You Lead a Healthier Life

#ZestForLife, Nutrition

The Best Tip for Sticking to Your Diet at Restaurants

“You have to believe in yourself when no one else does - that makes you a winner right there.” ~Venus Williams Getting healthier means you can never eat at a restaurant again. What a misconception. So many people I speak with think that leading a healthier lifestyle means they can never enjoy life again. People… Continue reading The Best Tip for Sticking to Your Diet at Restaurants

#ZestForLife, Books, Time Management

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