Is it a brick wall or learning opportunity?

Is it a brick wall or learning opportunity?

Monday, December 12, 2016 I have a client, we will call her Clare, and last week she told me how she is such a procrastinator after not implementing the evening exercise routine we discussed at her previous appointment. Clare works a desk job in Durham from 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM Monday-Friday. After work, she…

You are what you say you are... Why words matter

You are what you say you are… Why words matter

The other day I was listening to a play back of a message I left for someone. It is so strange to hear your own voice, right? The first thing I noticed was that I took really long pauses in between my words. Maybe it is something that only I notice or maybe it is…

Connecting the 'know how' and the 'how to'

Connecting the ‘know how’ and the ‘how to’

Monday, November 28, 2016 It’s here! We’re in it. The infamous holiday season. No matter how busy you decide to be this season it’s no excuse to put your wellness goals to the backburner. Last week, while listening to Darren Hardy talk about how to succeed in business and life I got to thinking about…

Do right: Lessons from Maya Angelou

Do right: Lessons from Maya Angelou

Monday, November 21, 2016 Inspiration. Lately I’ve developed a habit of enjoying my morning coffee break with inspirational YouTube videos. It started with Dr. Wayne Dyer, then I discovered more gems by Evan Carmichael featuring the Maya Angelou Top 10 Rules for Success.  As one of my favorite sayings goes, “inspiration without action is just…

Loving-kindness: exercise for the soul

Loving-kindness: exercise for the soul

Monday, November 14, 2016 Whoa! We made it! We’re on the other side of November 8th and no matter how you felt when you woke up November 9th I’ve been thinking we all need a bit more love and kindness. A few months ago I went to a talk at the City of Durham and…

Mama Cathy's Well-Balanced transformation

Mama Cathy’s Well-Balanced transformation

Cathy Passeun, aka Mama Cathy, is an inspirational woman. When we lived in Arizona she frequently climbed Shaw butte – A solid 3 mile hike uphill in the desert. When I was in middle school she went to grad school and completed a masters degree. When I was in high school she chose self-employment to…

How are you feeding your mind?

How are you feeding your mind?

Monday, October 17, 2016  As your favorite dietitians, Kristen and I strive to give you lots of motivation, inspiration, and information to eat and live well-balanced. It is our goal to fill, not just your inbox, but your mind and wellness toolbox with plenty of resources and ideas to live a healthy and fulfilled life.…

The Miracle Medicine You Need to Know About and How to Make a Habit Stick

The Miracle Medicine You Need to Know About and How to Make a Habit Stick

Do you know about this SIMPLE way of improving your overall well-being? There is one medicine that when taken regularly is proven to… Be an effective antidepressant in mild to moderate cases of depression Protect an aging brain against memory loss and dementia Defend your heart against heart disease and stroke Lower your bad (LDL)…

But I was doing so well!

But I was doing so well!

Monday, October 3, 2016   I recently had the pleasure of meeting with one of my first clients, I will call her Allison, from last year who has done remarkably well reaching her goals while working with Well-Balanced Nutrition and Weight Watchers.  I’m so proud of Allison for committing to her own well-being and her…

Ditch the Doubt - 3 Steps to Overcome Negative Thinking

Ditch the Doubt – 3 Steps to Overcome Negative Thinking

Updated: Monday, April 2, 2018  The temptation to quit will be greatest just before I am about to succeed. -Chinese proverb I am reading a very short book called, The Dip by Seth Godin. This is “A little book that teaches you when to quit (and when to stick).” At the beginning of the year, many of…