Embracing Change: How Our 30-Day Balancing Program Transforms the Menopausal Journey

Embracing Change: How Our 30-Day Balancing Program Transforms the Menopausal Journey

Embracing Change: How Our 30-Day Balancing Program Transforms the Menopausal Journey. Menopause is an interesting time, before, during, and after. One thing that I found most frustrating was the inability to lose weight. Having dealt with weight fluctuation and dieting all my life, now the weight wouldn’t budge. This, combined with hot flashes, night sweats, […]

Transform Your Health with Maynestreet’s 30-Day Balancing Kit.

Our 30-day balancing program is helping so many people release excess weight, sleep better, feel better, reduce inches, have more energy, and, in many cases, receive kudos from their healthcare practitioners. The program uses no drugs, chemicals, or shots. It focuses on getting cortisol balanced. We are all so stressed by our environment, our food, […]

Grass Fed vs Organic Beef and Eggs

Grass-Fed vs. Organic: The Lowdown It is not very clear what to buy and what to eat. We have a multitude of choices with many things. While deciding which toilet paper to buy may be a personal preference, deciding what we eat can impact our health and well-being. Regarding beef and eggs, two terms often […]

Organic or Not? Navigating Your Grocery List for Health and Savings

I often get asked whether to eat organic or non-organic food. It impacts where we shop, what we spend, and whether we feel good about our food choices. The good news is that finding organic food is easier than ever. The not-so-good news is that it is still a challenge in many areas.  Local health […]

The Myth of Willpower: Why Dieting Isn’t Just About Saying ‘No’

Dieting and Failure

Ladies, let’s have a heart-to-heart. How many times have you embarked on a diet journey, armed with a fridge full of kale, the determination of a marathon runner, and the kind of willpower that could, presumably, turn down a freshly glazed donut? You may have spent the weekend indulging, knowing that you “will start the […]

Self Care in Your Busy World

Self Care in Your Busy World

So, your calendar is screwing around with your life again. Right? I mean, how could that happen? How could you possibly have so many appointments? So many meetings, so many Zooms?  I’m Debbie Harris. I am the founder of Maynestreet VIP, and I help women 45 and over who have three or more sizes in […]

Finding Balance: Navigating Work and Wellness in a Busy World

Finding Balance: Navigating Work and Wellness in a Busy World Finding a balance between work and wellness can be elusive in today’s fast-paced world. This is especially true for women who tend to put everyone’s needs before theirs. Many of my female clients have adult children at home and care for older parents. Us baby […]

The 80/20 Rule

The 80/20 Rule: Balancing Discipline and Indulgence in Your Diet CONGRATULATIONS!! Reaching your ideal healthy weight is genuinely a fantastic accomplishment. Along the way, you have learned what foods work best for your body. You have enjoyed movement and attempting new and different types of exercise. You have wrestled with your negative self-talk and won! […]

Winter Weight Loss Tips

Fresh Homemade Low Fat Chicken Soup

Most of us would agree that Winter brings unique challenges when attempting to shed excess weight. That, along with the simple fact that most people do not stick to their New Year’s resolution beyond the end of January, adds to pounds coming on instead of off in the Winter months. We are past the December […]

10 Reasons to Balance Your Hormones

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Improve Your Mood and Reduce Stress: Hormones like cortisol and serotonin play a crucial role in mood and stress management. Imbalances can lead to anxiety, depression, and mood swings. Balancing these hormones can promote emotional well-being and resilience. Whether it’s PMS, perimenopause, menopause, or post-menopause, it is not fun. It makes everything more complex, and […]

From Playground Teasing to Body Shaming

From Playground Teasing to Body Shaming Similar but Not the Same As a health coach and hypnotist specializing in weight management for women 45+, I have become acutely aware of the term Body Shaming. It took me a while to equate that with the teasing and mean words hurled at me as the fattest kid […]

Mature Body Image Appreciation

As we age, the nagging negative body image of “feeling fat” doesn’t go away. For women over 50, more than 60% report issues with body image*. There are different reasons for this: cultural, physical, and our constant quest for personal “perfection.” Here is a look at a few challenges impacting positive body image in women […]

Why Do New Year’s Weight Loss Resolutions Fail?

Beat the Quitters Day Odds Recently, on LinkedIn, I asked how many people would make a New Year’s Resolution related to weight loss, health, fitness, or simply eating healthier. I also posted a video discussing how while well over 80% of people make that kind of a New Year’s resolution, well over 60% give up […]

Debunking Myths: Powder vs. Liquid Collagen

Maynestreet powdered bovine collagen

I need clarification because there is so much marketing and advertising about collagen. I use ours and have seen the benefit of it. I wanted to have more of an understanding without all the hype, so we went to our vitamin company and their technical support department. I specifically asked about liquid versus powder since […]

Weight Loss & Holiday Drinking

Cheers to Health: Smart Alcohol Choices for the Holiday Season The holiday season is a time of joy, gatherings, and indulgent treats and drinks. Navigating the festive season can be challenging for those watching their weight, especially when enjoying a festive drink. Here are some top tips for enjoying alcohol during the holidays without derailing […]

Navigating a Healthy Thanksgiving: Tips and Tricks

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Thanksgiving is a time of joy, gratitude, and, of course, delicious food. However, for those of us trying to maintain a healthy lifestyle, it can also present a bit of a challenge. Fear not! With a few smart choices, you can enjoy this festive season without derailing your health goals.

Weight Loss Surgery for Teenagers

Today’s NY Times article about using bariatric surgery for teenagers is very upsetting to me. I am deeply concerned about turning to surgery with young people as an answer to obesity. I know full well what it can feel like to be fat, to be made fun of, and to hate your body as a […]

3 Reasons to Start Losing Weight in November

Start losing weight in November

So many people give up on their weight loss goals during the last two months of the year, figuring they will wait until (yet another) January. Here are three reasons to start losing weight NOW in November: Embarking on this journey in November can set a positive tone for the upcoming year and help you […]