Step Up Your Nail Game

Have you ever just looked at someone and noticed their perfect nails? (Maybe it’s just the stylist in me…) I love looking at all of the crazy, beautiful nails right now. If you go on Pinterest or Instagram, you almost can’t avoid these tiny works of art. There are so many different kinds of nails […]

Which Diet is the Best?

You’ve probably noticed there are dozens of diets out there. High/low carb, high/low fat, fruit based, paleo and everything in between and all of them have devoted followers who say they have transformed their bodies and health. So how can so many wildly different diets seem to work? What is the common thread that ties […]

Dani’s Winter Skin Care

Winter. This word makes me think of hot cocoa, warm fireplaces, and snuggling my kiddos as the snow falls softly outside. Unfortunately, it also makes me think of constantly running my furnace, blustery cold winds, and horribly dry skin. I live in Michigan. In case you aren’t familiar with it, this is one of the […]

Top 10 Tips to Transformation That Lasts (Part 2)

Last week we spent some time getting clear on our most important goal and why we value it so much – that we might be willing to go all in to get it. We cultivated our confidence, and broke our goal down into manageable chunks. Then we got honest on the price we’ll have to […]

Top 10 Tips to Transformation That Lasts (Part 1)

Make it something you value and get clear on why. Do you believe you can do it? How confident are you on a 1-10 scale? How could you fine tune the goal or get more tools to make it feel more achievable? What could get in your way? Obstacles could be external (work, family obligations, […]

Becoming Unstoppable

What would be possible if you had total trust in your abilities and you went all in? In health, work, relationships… it’s a powerful question, because it asks, “What am I capable of?” It’s easy to let that question make us feel bad about ourselves. After all, who is really living with total confidence and […]

Start with Your Dreams

Start with your dreams, not your limitations. Bringing in the constraints of reality is the second step, not the first. There is a story about the training of work elephants. When the elephant is young, the trainer ties a heavy chain to its leg. No matter how hard it pulls, it can’t escape. By the […]

Obligatory New Year Fitness Post

That’s right, I said it. I mean that’s all anyone is writing/talking/vlogging about at this moment because with the new year comes the resolutions. I don’t think I’ve ever accomplished a single resolution I’ve ever made and that’s probably because I made really unachievable ones like “I’m going to lose all my weight and be […]

Embracing Failure

How do you handle failure when it comes? Ok, so this month we are going to just talk about embracing failure.  First things first, let’s define failure. Dictionary.com defines it as “Lack of success”.  No one likes to look in the mirror and tell themselves that they have failed. It can hurt, whatever the situation. […]

Integrity: The Art of Keeping Promises to Yourself

I have had so many people ask me how I was so successful in my weight loss journey.  Of course, I would tell them the logistics of my journey. You know, my calorie intake, workout routine, all of that. Don’t worry, we will get to that. But when you get past that it really boils […]