How Caffeine Can Induce Anxiety

When stress is really high in my life, I get a lot of anxiety. Heart beating fast, shortness of breath and on the brink of a panic attack. I started reducing my stress by doing some yoga, deep breathing, meditation and taking nightly walks.  I could feel my anxiety melting away. Even though I was working hard to reduce my …

Top 3 Strategies to Enjoy the Holidays Without the Weight Gain

Question…  How much Halloween candy have you enjoyed already? I have enjoyed my fair share of Snickers and Milky Ways, they were great but now I feel satisfied.  I have had 4 minis for the past three days. I didn’t start even eating them until this week.  Mainly, because they just didn’t sound good to me until now. So many …

My 12-Year-Old’s Meltdown At The Grocery Store

I don’t typically share my newsletters that I write to my inner circle, but this one got a lot of feedback on it, so I thought I should share as it can help bring awareness around the type of oils we eat AND how not parent LOL. No seriously….. I learned a big communication lesson this day. So here it …

What Is Chronic Inflammation And How To Reverse It

The word inflammation is popping up everywhere in my world lately. So much so that I feel it’s a topic that I should cover and not only tell you what it is and how it is caused but also how you can reverse it. Let’s start with acute inflammation that’s caused by a physical injury or virus. If you break …

Lose Weight Via Proper Breathing

Did you know that we lose fat through our breath?  I know when I was first asked this question I honestly thought it was by eliminating waste from our body. But nope it’s actually about 85% through breathing out carbon dioxide and about 15% through sweat, tears, urine and feces. Since most of the fats cells that are broken down …

Cereal vs Burger ~ Which is the better option?

Recently I was having dinner with some friends (husband and wife) and we were talking about nutrition. They have been actively making some changes on eating a little healthier. We were talking about how healthy fats don’t make you fat and they should be included in their meals every day. The importance of protein and so on….. The wife said, …

3 Tips For Overcoming Resistance To Change

Picture this….. you decide it’s time to make a lifestyle change and you’re feeling determined and excited. You announce it to your family, giving them all the reasons why you want this change and declare it will happen! You have never been so serious or determined about any other change than this one! You think your loved ones will be …

A Parent’s Reflection Within Their Child

I think it’s safe to say that as parents, we only want the best for our children.  Many parents work hard at helping their children to overcome self-doubt and insecurities. But what we don’t realize is through our own negative thoughts and self-talk about ourselves, we are sending those messages to our children. There’s one topic, in particular, I’d like …

The Messy Middle – No One Wants To Talk About

It’s no secret that change is hard!! But not many want to talk about how ugly and messy change can be. But I feel with such strong conviction that it needs to be talked about. So here we go…… Many of us set New Year’s resolutions and do really well with them the first two weeks or even the first …

Channeling the Cookie Monster? How to recognize Hunger Cues!

I wanted to give you a little peek into what I’ll be teaching in The Diet Renovation 14-Day Nutrition Challenge beginning Friday, February 10th.  One item that will be on the daily plate is how to understand our hunger cues. Are we really hungry all the time or could it be something else? Join the challenge  ➡️ ➡️www.strengthbykris.com/challenge Do you find …