Mindfulness, Nutrition

Good Carbs vs. Bad Carbs

I always hear people talking about carbs, how carbs are bad for you and how you shouldn’t eat them.  But, there’s a difference in carbs.  I find many people don’t acknowledge the difference and don’t realize there are some good carbs out there. To start, let’s talk about what a carbohydrate actually is.  A carbohydrate …

Nutrition

To CSA or Not to CSA…

Have you ever tried a CSA?  You may not even know what a CSA is.  I’ve always wanted to try one and this year, I got my chance!  A CSA is a community-supported agriculture.  Basically, it’s buying straight from your local farmer.  Depending on the CSA, you get a selection of produce that’s grown on …

Mental Health, Mindfulness

Dirty Little Word

When you use the word “can’t”, it triggers a reaction in your brain that makes you think that whatever you’re using that word in regards to is forbidden or against the rules.  By doing this, it makes it harder to resist whatever you can’t have or can’t do. Throughout our lives, we experience both positive …