The skinny on fat!

Considering that the the FDA started their war on fat in 1977, it’s no wonder that people are so confused about it today. Don’t get me wrong-it makes sense that fat would make people fat, HOWEVER, after 35+ years of being told fat makes you fat, we now know that not all fats make you fat. And guess what…having a diet high in good fats can actually make you skinny! YAS!!!

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Friendship and the human connection

Friendships are just a simple way of saying “human connection” and our categorization of friendships is a way to articulate how they make us feel. When you say someone is an “acquaintance” it’s just a way of saying “there isn’t a strong connection”. If a friendship is referred to as “close” it’s a way of saying, “this friendship makes me feel good and valued.”

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Co Parenting: The role I never thought I'd play

the role of a co-parent wasn’t a role in my cast of characters that I ever thought I’d be. It came out of no where, and came not from a conscious choice, but as the result of a series of other choices! BUT, my role as a co-parent has shaped me in profound ways and the relationships that have sprouted from it have become some of the most rewarding and giving relationships in my life. Like anything worth value, the journey to a wonderful co-parenting relationship did not come from happiness and joy, but actually from some of my own very darkest moments….

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New Year New You?

Now is a great time to check in on all those “New Year, New Me” resolutions everyone made this year! Yes, I know we are only a week or so in, but in my opinion, this is the time that can make or break some of those well intended resolutions. Mainly, that new “diet” you started on Jan 2nd (no one starts a diet on January 1st so let’s not begin the new year with a lie :))

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