Nutrition: How we eat

How you fuel your body really does matter for mental and physical health. Following fad diets hurt your health. Eat real, whole, organic foods. Avoid, food coloring, preservatives, and artificial ingredients including high fructose corn syrup and hydrogenated oils. 

Attitude: How we think

"Whether you think you can, or think you cannot - either way you are right." Henry Ford

The saying, "you are what you think," is more true than you realize. What you tell yourself matters and affects how you view life - your attitude. Studies have shown the power of having an attitude of gratitude. What are you grateful for?

Exercise: How we move

Do some form of exercise for 20 minutes a day, three days a week and you will feel the difference it makes physically and mentally.

There are so many benefits of moving!*

  • Control Your Weight.
  • Reduce Your Risk of Cardiovascular Disease.
  • Reduce your risk of Type 2 Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome.
  • Reduce Your Risk of Some Cancers.
  • Strengthen Your Bones and Muscles.
  • Improve Your Mental Health and Mood.

"Food powers your life. It fuels all bodily processes that enable you to move, think and breathe. There is no aspect of your life that is not influenced by what you eat. Fueling your body with processed food, fast food, sugar, fat and calorie-dense food affects who you are, what you do and your ability to pursue your dreams and aspirations."  

Sara Tomm, Demand Media

Inspiring and empowering others

to live with purpose!

Lifestyle: How we live

Our lifestyle is a set of attitudes, habits or actions that you live by. A healthy and lean lifestyle is made up of our habits and hundreds of little choices we make each day. When we understand what behaviors makes for healthy, strong body, we can make better choices. 

Some examples include, grazing on nutritious foods throughout the day, relaxing and restful sleep.


What is ​L.E.A.N.?

Candice Chaloupka MA, LMHC​

 Licensed Mental Health Counselor