Common Misconceptions About Happiness

I am a firm believer that it is important to begin each day with a smile. My mom used to say to me as a child, ‘Smile and the world smiles with you. Weep and you weep alone.’ Happiness is an emotion. And like I've explained before - emotions are triggered by our thoughts. We [...]


Frenchies Food Diary #16

This week is when the days are at their longest, cannot believe Wednesday already marks the longest day of the year. I’ve taken Monday off work – treated myself to a nice long weekend so I won’t be prepping until Monday afternoon, but will still get it done. I ALWAYS factor in an hour or [...]

Become More Portion Aware 

 Let’s talk portion sizes – a more carefree approach I’ve recently incorporated into my lifestyle instead of following the ‘IIFYM’ approach. When it comes to food portions however, unfortunately, in today’s society we have completely lost all sense of proportion, and load our plates with everything – from greens, to protein to carbs – at [...]