Eat Better to Feel Better

How important is food as it relates to your mood? There is a lot of documented research that indicates that there‚Äôs a correlation between food and mood. More specifically, according to the findings of a 2014 study in the online journal PloS One, which looked at diet and depression in 3,663 people, concluded that long-term exposure to an unhealthy diet (processed foods and … [Read more...]

Delicious Turkey Meatballs

I consider myself a pretty healthy eater, but I must admit sometimes it can get kind of boring. I feel like I eat the same things over and over and over again. So lately, I've been on a quest to expand my family's healthy eating options. Last night I made these absolutely delicious turkey meatballs and everyone loved them! This weekend I'll try making some vegan raspberry bars … [Read more...]

6 Lifestyle Changes to Beat Depression

We live in a society where we are currently being ruled by social media. We've mistaken connecting on line with real connection. We think busy is better, so we figure out how to do more on less; less time, less food and less human interaction. When we do get overwhelmed, we either reach for antidepressants or chose to crawl in a hole and isolate ourselves. As a result, we have … [Read more...]

Read. Watch. Listen.

I'm always talking about a mental fitness plan; a daily guide that helps you build your life in a way that supports your ability to be your best self. Every family member in my house has one that is uniquely designed to their age, schedule and mental fitness needs. Although they are somewhat different, there are components that are the same. For example, eating healthy, … [Read more...]

Mental Fitness Is A Lifestyle

The official launch of Let's Get Mentally Fit was about a year ago. As a matter of fact, we will be celebrating our 1 year anniversary on October 18, 2015. During this time, I've had a chance to speak with many people about mental fitness; their belief about what mental fitness is; their belief about what it takes to get/stay mentally fit and their frustration over their … [Read more...]