Category Archives: Fitness and Motivation

best 7-minute workouts are the ones we actually do quote

Make Your Own 7-Minute Workout

I recently came across this New York Times article titled “Can’t Do the 7-Minute Workout? Neither Can I.” It’s a good article, but I was immediately put-off by the title. I wondered why. It bothered me because I feel it gives the message that it’s OK if you can’t do a 7-minute workout. With our… Read More


asset-based thinking keep at it social media graphic

Asset-Based Thinking

It’s not unusual to want to skip a workout, or heck naw, not even want to get moving at all. Everyone has a bad day now and then. Even a bad week or month. We have to have a positive outlook, and—most importantly—personal goals toward a bigger purpose to Keep At It. Positive thinking and… Read More


healthy workaholic don't you know yet rumi quote design light that lights the worlds

Can You Be a Healthy Workaholic?

Can you be a healthy workaholic? Yes… but it requires grace. There’s a lot of negativity around the word “workaholic”. It’s often used inaccurately to describe someone who simply loves the work that they do and is dedicated to their big picture vision. I admit I’ve been a diligent, focused workaholic. I’m proud of it.… Read More



monthly challenge 30 days self care celiac

One Month Pump

I’m PUMPED and love a good monthly challenge! If you could do anything for 30 days straight, what would it be? I would hike right through the month, every single day, not skipping a single one. I’d also get great sleep and eat clean—without interruption. Although I pose this as a monthly challenge, I realize… Read More


new year fresh start last hike of 2016 valuing others

New Year Fresh Start

This time of year it gets crazy busy where I live. It’s South Florida, so there are LOTS of holiday visitors and many snow birds. Restaurants are packed and there are wait lines for tables. Today didn’t feel like the right day to go anywhere but straight in the midst of nature, so I decided… Read More


aging naturally vs plastic surgery real deal natural beauty

The Real Deal

Whenever I hop on a plane and leave South Florida, something happens when I arrive at my new and exciting destination. I see them. They’re everywhere! I call them REAL DEALS. They are people who age naturally with ease and grace. In Denver, Vancouver, or many other places I’ve traveled, all the seats in the… Read More


smarter every day real isn't how you are made velveteen rabbit quote design gluten free sage

Smarter Every Day

Destin Sandlin has been educating and entertaining us with his intriguing Smarter Everyday videos that explore the world through science and makes learning fun for all ages. He’s an engineer who loves space too, so that’s a win-win for me. 🙂 My favorite Smarter Everyday video is Mystery of Prince Rupert’s Drop, but his latest… Read More


sow seeds of success goals sage words

High On Life

The unofficial end of summer—our favorite season—happened as of Monday… Labor Day. To soak it all in and enjoy the weather and summer spirit, my web designer Kristen and I both took last week off from the blog. She went to Burning Man and I got sunburned while out catching Mahi Mahi on our boat,… Read More


be your own personal trainer glutenfreesage.com quote design

True Grit

It’s best to learn this sooner than later and you’ll be a healthier, happier human being: Be your own personal trainer. Ultimately the ball is in your court no matter how many gyms you join or trainers you hire. You don’t need a gym or a class to be in shape. You might enjoy the… Read More