The Truth About Keto

The Keto Diet has its upsides for sure. But the equally important questions we have to ask are: what are the diet’s long term down sides and can’t we get the above listed benefits in a safer way?

Chocolate Almond Bowl Smoothie Recipe

Smoothie bowls are getting more and more popular – for two reasons in my opinion: They are delicious and nutritious. Check out this recipe from the meal plans in the JM My Fitness App. 

I particularly like this one because it has the medium chain fatty acids for brain health, heart health, and energy.  Plus, it’s loaded with minerals like calcium and potassium for bone health and fat metabolism.  And last, it has antioxidants to fight off free radicals from stress and environmental toxins.

Chocolate Almond Butter Banana Smoothie!


1 Banana Sliced

Do Calories Count?

Yes, they do. Calculate your BMR and AMR to find your magic daily caloric number.

Health Benefits of Our Furry Friends

So, I’m a pet lover. It’s no secret. I have about 40 of them. Yes, I’m serious. 1 pig, 4 horses, 3 dogs, 2 cats, 1 rabbit, 1 parrot, 14 chickens, 4 ducks, a wild goose, TONS of fish, a desert tortoise – and a partridge in a pear tree (kidding on this one…sorta).

Can Sappy Self-Help Mantras Ever Become A Reality?

“Just love yourself more.”

“You’re worth it.”

“Believe in yourself.” 

How many times have you heard one of these self-help mantras and thought, “That’s great, but HOW do I get to a place mentally where I truly believe these things and I’m not just saying them?” And that is the hard part. Figuring out the how to of getting into a headspace where you are prioritizing your mental and physical needs and making the appropriate amount of “you time” for quality of life.

The answer is simple, but not easy, and there are a definite series of steps. 

Four Proven Ways To Get Your Happy On

Remember that scene in Risky Business (God, I’m dating myself) where Tom Cruise says, “Sometimes you gotta say WTF…make your move.” How about this one from The Shining: “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.” Yeah, that one was super creepy, but hopefully you get the point – sometimes you need to cut loose, take a break, step away for a bit, and just get your chill on. Or, your fun on, for that matter.