How is Your Rockwell Family Holiday Handling You?

It’s the night before Christmas, how are you doing? If you’re stressed, filled with anxiety and overwhelmed you are not alone. It is easy for us to get our expectations set a little high during the holidays and then when it doesn’t happen the way we had hoped or planned we get down. Certainly staring at all the social media posts of happy faces, perfect family photos and of course expectations met complete with holiday Read More

Thriving in Wellness During The Holidays

It is here, it is here! The holiday season is upon us and you are beginning to get your crazy on. But wait, is it necessary or are you just stuck in the same cycle you have been swirling in year after year? I say it is up to you to thrive this season, every day you make choices-what is your choice this holiday? With any decision it is best to write out the pros Read More

Emotionally Drained? Zip That Bag Shut!

Are you having a “blue day”? I looked up a variety of ways to phrase that and found most google references refer to something deeper than my meaning of just having an “off” day, sad for no apparent reason or just out of sorts. Perhaps I have used the phrase inappropriately? In my world, and those I talk to, we share having a blue day or feeling blue as just a bit of a funk. Read More

Your Wellness Comfort Zone

Have you been thinking about doing something that seems just out of your comfort zone? I know I have, it was called Ragnar. I had heard about this 12 person, 3 leg, 200+ mile run and thought about how I might accomplish being part of something this HUGE. Well one bite at a time so I faced my fears and next thing I knew it was last weekend! DONE! I was the 11th runner on Read More

One Mindful, Manageable Change at a Time

One mindful, manageable change at a time for success. Yes, one change at a time so you can make it a healthy habitl. Before moving to another mindful change take the time to celebrate and recognize the success you achieved. After all you spend so much time wishing you could live a healthier lifestyle, feel better today then you did yesterday that when you achieve you should CELEBRATE the achievement. You want to leave an Read More

Emotional Wellness

Do you have 5 minutes, 10 minutes, 15 minutes or more? Most of us do. Take a walk toward emotional wellness and grab a pen and paper, doesn’t have to be anything fancy, and begin writing a note to someone special to you. This is the next best thing to being there with your special friend or family member by putting your thoughts in writing and giving them a gift to read over and over Read More

Connect and Be Present

I was on a short vacation with my husband and as we were walking along the beach boulevard I noticed a man pushing a young one in a stroller. As we approached I was thinking how wonderful he was taking one on one time to connect with this child and create some memories or perhaps teach this little one about nature. The closer we got I could see that the man was pushing the stroller Read More

Will, Want, Why to Your Good Health Habits

So you were ready to go, the first of the year arrived and your new goal was set. Your WILL power was strong, you really thought you had it this time. No more sweets, bread, alcohol or whatever your vice was that was keeping that weight on OR/AND hitting the gym, riding that bike, lifting those weights or working out with a new video, you just knew you had the will power to start this Read More

Well Being Is Heart and Soul-Make Time

I was watching the Grammy’s tonight and as with most shows they close by showing snippets of the lives of those we lost this past year. It always breaks my heart as I think of the impact they made when they were with us regardless of their age at passing and how we take things for granted, expect someone to always be there. I love the music these people created even thought I didn’t know Read More

Don’t Wake Up on the Wrong Side of 2018? What Will Be Your New Wellness Routine?

This is the time when we close out one year and begin the plans for a new one. As you review your 2017 what are the big take aways? What went well, what needs improvement and what are you going to throw away? If you have been keeping a journal it will be easy to go back and review, if not find a comfortable place to sit in the quiet and take a few minutes Read More