How to Stop Sugar Cravings

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It’s the time of the year when my mom and I get together to make our annual Christmas cake–otherwise known as rum cake. I’m looking forward to enjoying this special treat because it’s something I have only once a year. Nevertheless, I have to be careful about how much I eat because it can trigger…

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How to Avoid Gaining Weight Over the Christmas Season

It’s official, the Christmas season is in full swing! Not sure how true this is, but I’ve heard that the average person gains 5-10 pounds between (American) Thanksgiving and the New Year. What’s even more discouraging is that, statistically, in most cases, that weight is never lost. Given your past, does that sound accurate to…

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Meet our Newest Team Member

Last month, I extended an offer to everyone on our mailing list, to anyone interested in joining our Healthy by Design team as a part-time Customer Care/Communications  Virtual Assistant . Well, needless to say, we were blown away and humbled by the calibre of amazing women who applied to for this position. The decision was agonizing, but…

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Are You a People-Pleaser?

Am I now trying to win the approval of human beings, or of God? Or am I trying to please people? If I were still trying to please people, I would not be a servant of Christ. Galatians 1:10   When trying to lose weight, most people (unsuccessfully) focus on diet and exercise. However, over…

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“How Do I Let Go?”

Yesterday one of the members in Haven asked me a question that I’ve struggled with for many years. Maybe you’ve asked yourself that same question. “How do I let go?” Here’s the scenario: You know that you should submit your health journey (and all other areas of your life, for that matter) to God. But…

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