Posted in calling, Don't give up, God, Happy New Year 2020, purpose

Success Is Within You:

Do you feel empowered? Self-empowerment comes from realizing who we are in Christ. God made us, and He does not make weak people. Win the battle in her head to win the battle in your body. Let the ineffective and stagnant labels that we take ownership of go. No one can affect you unless you have first infected yourself with fears and the self-doubt to achieve what you know you can achieve. The work does not come out unless you give it freedom to.

Release Yourself from the constraints you have put on your life. Only you can break the chains.

Make the most of your time on earth being who God created you to be. No blaming. No gaming. Just a determination to be your best.

Timika

Posted in purpose

Getting ready for Spring & Summer Healthy Food

A few years ago, our now eight-year-old son, Cam said that he wanted to be a chef after watching a video of a kid #chef. He had a short stent of fascination with cars and trucks, but never lost the urge to buy toy food. Since we have been in Tillamook, Cam’s library picks usually involve #cookbooks. Yesterday, on the Tillamook County Library bookmobile, Cayla grabbed the cookie cookbook. No surprise to me; she absolutely loves sweets.

I have reasons to make healthy sweets. Although, these books are older, usually, we can kind some satisfying and simple recipes. Being in the health care industry for over 21 years, I feel a consistent and growing responsibility to prepare healthy meals and snacks for my family. Our children take our lead in whatever we do and not just what we say.

How are you preparing for spring and summer meals to help avoid or limit temptation to splurge on unhealthy foods?

Make this life great!

Timika

Posted in Don't give up, personal development, purpose

Who are you?

Say yes to you!

Looking for others to appreciate you, love you, and validate you often leads to disappointment. There are some who see greatness in you; however, you do not have to go looking for these people. Be the one who sees your true essence and step into those shoes. Our happiness, joy, satisfaction, and sustainability in all areas of health comes from the power of knowing who you are.

When a loved one addressed me as “nurse,” I knew that I was more than a nurse. Yes. I am grateful for my accomplishments, discipline, and perseverance. I do not want others to see my accomplishments, I want to them to see me and my potential, which is more than my education and degrees. What we have in ourselves was not planted by schools; we can allow education to grow and refine our skills.

Do not be distracted by your age, color, education, current financial status, residence (home & neighborhood), race, religion, sexuality, and others. Become consumed with your potential.

What are your answers to the questions below?

1. Why am I here? To embrace, nourish, and display the God within.

2. Who created me? God. Even if you do not believe in God, there is a greater power than us in this world. Some things happen—thoughts that come to fruition, lives saved, bodies healed–that we cannot explain. How do we explain the ocean staying in a defined space? How the mountains stay in place? How do the trees stand so tall without someone holding them in place? How can people say what you were thinking to yourself? How many times have asked for something or said something, and it happened?

3. What gifts lie in me that need embracing & nourishment? Early on in my nursing career, I knew that I was more than a nurse working in the hospital. “Just because I can do the work, does not mean that the work is for me.

4. Are my actions in alignment with who I am at the core or in someone else’s identity? Taking the time to breathe, relax, and do the things that matter most to me bring moments of inner peace. I am unwinding the unnecessary tension that I built up in proving that I am a good person and a mother.

5. How much time do I spend getting to know myself? In the past, I spent a lot of time running around trying to get everything done, that I often lost myself in the “doing.”

6. What do I want to accomplish while I am here? My purpose. We all have purpose. No life is a mistake. You are here because someone wanted you here.

Make this Life Great! We do not know how long we are here?

Sincerely,

Timika

‪#leader #identity #core #God #spirituality #life #motherhood #rolemodel #perfection #wonderfullymade #2020NewYear #beyou #inyourownskin @FuelYourCore ‬ #mindfulness #peace #faith #healthy #meditation #wellness #selfcare #weightloss #nutrition #healing #goals #empower #newyear #freedom #happiness

Timika

Posted in Children and parenting, freedom, healing, health, lifestyle, purpose, The Pacific Coast Mom

Balance & Tradition

balance cookies dessert food
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Hello Beautiful Beings!

I hope all is well with you and yours! Check out my April blog on Diathrive. Let me know your thoughts.

 

Make this life great!
Timika Chambers
#diathrive #food #tradition #health #nutrition #diabetes #prediabetes #legacy #children #parenting #breakfastideas #weightloss #transformation #eating #tips #food #mindset #diabeteseducation #student #empower #motivation #inspire #global #fitness #loveyourbody #dessert

 

Posted in purpose, The Pacific Coast Mom, Wisdom, writing

Guest blog post AADE-Brain Health

 

 

Hello Beautiful Beings!

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I hope all is well with you and yours! Check out my blog on Brain Health on the AADE website. I look forward to your comments.
You only have one brain.  Even if you do not have diabetes, there are things you can do to take care of your brain.
 
 
#brain #healing #diabetes #brainhealth #nurse #educator #fitness #health #motivation #inspiration #mentalhealth #honor #spirit #prevention #omega3 #foodforthought @ArizonaAADE ‏@AADEinNY @Diabetes4cast
@AmDiabetesAssn @aade_ilcb
 
Make this life great!
 
Timika Chambers
Posted in Columbus Mom, Don't give up, Exercise, Physical activity, freedom, health, purpose

Temptation?

Hello Beautiful People!

I hope all is well with you and yours.  Check out my facebook live on Temptation.  This is a Teachable Moment

 

 

Are you struggling with changing a habit?  What has helped you to stay on track to achieving your goals?

 

To Your Best Health & Life!

Timika Chambers

Integrative Nutrition Health Coach

Transformational Health Coach

Posted in children and education, Children and parenting, Columbus Mom, cooking, Diabetes Management, Exercise, Physical activity, Happiness, healing, health, purpose

Are you tired of artificial flavors, excess sugars, and other chemicals in your popsicles?

Hello Beautiful People!
 
Are you ready for the Fourth of July? Are you tired of buying Popsicles or Freeze Pops with tons of chemicals, artificial flavors, and other stuff?  Have you tried to make your own Popsicles?  

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Check out my post here

https://www.timikachambers.com/single-post/2018/06/23/Prepare-for-the-4thHom-made-Popsicles-with-real-fruit

 

Here is the link in case you are so eager to purchase the popsicle molds

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01MTZWW22/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=mywebsite004c-20&camp=1789&creative=9325&linkCode=as2&creativeASIN=B01MTZWW22&linkId=7e6bdfe0ad62af8592739cede527283c

 

 

To Your Best Health & Life!

Timika Chambers

Integrative Nutrition Health Coach

Transformational Health Coach