What!?!? Is Julie actually implying that exercising is detrimental to my health? If that’s what you’re thinking (and now your confused or worried), hang on a quick minute and let me explain.
In an effort to minimize crappy, cannot-pronounce ingredients, I love to make my own snacks. And, for the most part, these are not time consuming. What I do try to avoid is grains, refined flours, and minimal sugar, if any. Why? Because they tend to spike blood sugar which essentially will make us crave and grab for even more sugary…
Last week, my sweetie (my husband) James was out of town visiting his family. And while I love my time and routine with him, I do find myself even more productive on my weekends when he’s not there.
“Julie, are you okay”. My husband asked. We were having our usual weekend long coffee in a local coffee shop. It’s a weekly tradition for us both to sit for a good hour or two where I catch up on emails, newsletters, blog posts etc. “Why?” I ask. “You just seem ‘out of it’”. Lethagic, low energy, distant.
You may have noticed that I talk about anxiety and sleep on this site. A few years ago I spoke with Dr. Divi Chandna, a physician of mind-body medicine about both depression and anxiety. It was pretty profound. I even talk about it in my intro video to EatLifeBalance.com where my stressful corporate job and an unbalanced lifestyle led me…