Mindful Drinking & Mocktails For Weight Management and Mental Health

Mocktail - Soothing Cranberry Spritz

In a world where socializing and unwinding often involve a drink in hand, finding a healthy balance can be a challenge. However, as more people prioritize their well-being and strive for healthier choices, the concept of limiting alcohol consumption to weekends has gained traction. By adopting this approach, we can not only regain control over […]

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Test Your Wellness in Just 10 minutes a Week

What’s going on inside your body? Actually though, have you ever thought about that? We take supplements, we try to eat healthy foods, but we don’t actually know if they are changing our body. Are they helping us or not? Well I just found an amazing new program that actually gives us the answer in […]

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My Favorite Beauty, Health & Wellness Products for 2022

Measure Your Metabolism with Lumen

It’s been a while since I’ve written a favorite-things post, so I thought I was about due for one. This time, I’m including all kinds of great beauty, health and wellness products that improve my life. I think that many of them will improve your life as well. So, whether you’re interested in beauty products, […]

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Lumen – The New Weight Management Tool I’m Loving Now!

Lumen - Weight Loss Tool

If you’ve followed my Older, Wiser, Hotter Blog for long, you know I’m a big proponent of various low carb lifestyles such as Atkins and Keto. But, with help from a new weight management tool called Lumen, I’m challenging my previous beliefs and embarking on a new journey to metabolic flexibility. What is Metabolic Flexibility? […]

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Lose 5 Pounds This Month, Here’s How I Did It

Lose 5 Pounds - Image of Woman on Scale

So often I see ridiculous headlines on social media, “lose 20 pounds in a month,” they’ll read, luring you in with the promise of an easy solution. I don’t know about you, but losing 20 pounds in a month is absolutely impossible for me. I have a suspicion it is for most everyone else under […]

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A New Kind of Cocktail Promises Enhanced Mood and Less Stress Without the Hangover

Nonalcoholic Cocktails With Adaptogens and Nootropics

If you enjoy a relaxing drink or glass of wine in the evening, but don’t like the other side effects, there’s a new alternative available that you might want to try. In this post, I’ll share what I learned when I tried a couple of the new nonalcoholic adult beverages designed to boost your mood […]

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30 delicious Low Carb Keto Snacks

Low Carb Keto Snacks

No matter how committed you are to your eating plan, you’re going to crave snacks. Whether you follow a low-carb diet, a Keto Diet, or some other healthy eating plan, the following list of 30 low carb keto snacks will help you get through a snack craving without jeopardizing your good progress. Please note that […]

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Gift Guide for New Year’s Resolution Success!

Gift Guide for New Year's Resolution Success

New Year’s Resolutions are a great way to get yourself excited about something. They are an opportunity to try something new, refresh something old or take an entirely different path. In this post, I’ll share my Gift Guide for New Year’s Resolution Success . Whether it’s a gift for a loved one or friend, or […]

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10 Tips for Enjoying the Holidays Without Gaining Weight

10 Tips for Enjoying the Holidays Without Gaining Weight - Photo of Christmas Cookies

For those of us who have been working hard to lose weight, the holidays are a maze of temptations. It may seem like an impossible feat, but there are ways through it. In this post, I’ll share 10 tips for enjoying the holidays without gaining weight. Please note that this article contains affiliate links which […]

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How to Lose Weight After 50 – 5 steps that work for me

How to Lose Weight After 50

Like many of you, I struggle to manage my weight. I was born with a healthy appetite, one that appreciates a good hearty meal chock full of carbs and delicious savory sides. In this post, I share what I’ve learned about managing my weight after age 50. Over the years, I’ve tried a myriad of […]

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Awesome Gifts for the Health and Fitness Enthusiast

Awesome Gift Guide for the Health & Fitness Enthusiast

Check out our awesome gift guide for the health and fitness enthusiasts in your life! Just in time for the holidays, these 10 items are perfect for people interested in healthy eating and exercise. Psychologists have found that giving yourself a gift is good for your health and wellbeing. People who give themselves gifts are […]

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Holiday Cocktails That Won’t Ruin Your Eating Plan

Sugar Free Cranberry Mimosa

There’s no doubt about it. Alcohol means trouble for those of us attempting to lose weight. Alcohol adversely affects our blood sugar, and in my opinion, sugar is the nemesis of weight loss. However, all hope is not lost for a happy holi-daze!  In this post, we’ll review the major types of alcohol, estimated calories […]

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Are Meal Delivery Services Worth It? Here’s What I Learned When I Tried Sun Basket.

Meal Delivery Service. My experience with Sun Basket.

I’ve been curious about whether meal delivery services are worth the cost and effort for some time. A few times, I responded to advertising I saw on television or online by visiting a service’s website, only to find that it didn’t have enough customization for my particular eating preferences. In this post, I’ll share my […]

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Things You Can Order at Starbucks Without Ruining Your Eating Plan (Including items from the starbucks secret menu!)

Cup of Coffee

I don’t know about you, but I love Starbucks! What I don’t love is getting up to the cashier and not being able to think of healthy things to order at Starbucks that won’t ruin my eating plan. To be clear, to me “not ruining my eating plan” means it’s both low or no sugar […]

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5 Myths from the Last 30 Years About Health and Weight Loss

photo of avocados

Everything changes, including the health and dietary information we were once taught in school, in mainstream culture, in the media and that we accept as common knowledge. In particular, there are 5 myths from the last 30 years about health and weight loss that we now know are inaccurate. In the 1800s, heroin was used […]

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