What does it mean to you to be healthy? What does being healthy look like and feel like for you?
One of the things that I love most about this blog and our blog community is that although we talk a lot about food, this blog is really a place to talk about what it means to live our healthiest, happiest, and fullest life. As a certified holistic health coach, one of the greatest lessons that I could possibly share with anyone is that your health is not just about your physical body — it’s about emotional, mental, and spiritual health too. So, I thought we’d spend some time today talking more about what it really means to be healthy and my philosophies around food, health, and life in general.
When it comes down to it, I really have three simple guidelines that I follow:
The 80/20 Rule is essentially this: 80% of the time I focus on eating fresh, healthful foods that make my body feel strong and vibrant and 20% of the time I allow myself to have treats (or less-than-optimal foods).