Monthly Archives: December 2013

Mindsets that Lead to Low Self-Confidence and How to Change Them


If you suffer from low self-confidence, you might be stuck in some negative mindsets that are affecting the way you think about yourself and, ultimately, your self-esteem. Negative mindsets tend to have a lot of “always” or “never” talk, creating a sense of entrapment and hopelessness. Here are some examples of negative mindsets that can lead to low confidence. “I will never get it right.” Thinking this way can keep you from trying again, or even trying something for the […]

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Tips to Help Overcome Shyness


Feeling shy or awkward in certain situations is understandable. Don’t we all have a little nervousness before we go talk to that guy or girl, or get sweaty palms before giving a speech? For some, though, shyness and social awkwardness may not be circumstantial, but constant. This can be very frustrating and hard to overcome, but there are some things you can do to help overcome your shyness and approach people in social situations. Here are some tips. Learn to […]

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Beans – Butternut Squash soup


Beans are high in Zinc a nutrient your body needs. So the recipe this week is good for you as well as delicious. Ingredients: 1/2 cup beans (I use bean mix which has lot of different beans, barley) 3 cups butternut squash (or pumpkin) pieces 2 cups carrot pieces 1/2 cup onion 2 tea spns chopped ginger 1/2 tea spn cumin powder 1/2 tea spn chili flakes 1 finely chopped green chilli 1/2 cup red bellpepper 3 cups vegetable stock […]

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Zinc Supplements For Your Body


Zinc supplements provide a much needed mineral that is needed by each and every cell in your body. The body is unable to produce zinc on it’s own, which is why we need to makes sure we eat enough food that contains the mineral, drink enough water, or use the proper supplements that will give our cells the zinc they need. Zinc is very important, as it plays a crucial role with hundreds of processes in the human body. The […]

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Roasted Brussels Sprouts With Pomegranate and Hazelnuts


I thought with the holidays here I would share some healthy but delicious recipes with you.Who says health can not be great. Roasted Brussels Sprouts With Pomegranate and Hazelnuts Ingredients 1 1/4 pounds Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved 2 tablespoons canola oil Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper 3 tablespoons pomegranate molasses Seeds from 1 pomegranate 1/2 cup coarsely chopped toasted hazelnuts Finely grated zest of 1 lime 1 tablespoon finely grated orange zest Directions Preheat the oven to 375 […]

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Tips For Healthy Holiday Eating


When the holidays arrive, many people forget all about their diets and healthy eating. Weight gains of 7 – 10 pounds are common between Halloween and Christmas. To make the holidays easier, these tips will help you with healthy eating through the season and not gaining weight. Most traditional foods can be made low fat. Turkey is very lean without the skin, and gravy can be made without any fat. Potatoes that are served without butter can be very healthy. The beloved pumpkin pie […]

Tags: , , , , , , ,