Food pushing is love, or is it? What’s your New Year’s Resolution?

I grew up in a house of over indulgence. Food pushing was a sign of love and emotional repair. As a family we weren’t exactly athletic so instead of bonding over playing sports or family outings we bonded over comfort food for meals and inexpensive snacks. When I had a family of my own I decided to put health and lifestyle first. I began looking for answers to become the person I wanted to be Read More

Where do you go from here?

Wondering what is next on the calendar for you? Quite simply, whatever you put there. The season is changing and our clothing is changing and our activity is changing and the daylight is changing so how are you approaching all these changes? If you have dug out the sweater and big blankets and put away the bicycles and tennis rackets you are quite normal. Here are a few things you can do to feel your best Read More

Your next step to wellness

Wondering what is next on the calendar for you? Quite simply, whatever you put there. The season is changing and our clothing is changing and our activity is changing and the daylight is changing so how are you approaching what’s all these changes? If you have dug out the sweater and big blankets and put away the bicycles and tennis rackets you are quite normal. What can you do to feel your best this upcoming Read More

What success looks like in my day

Here are a few strategies I use to make my days as successful as I can. Use a calendar to set boundaries, block my time. Adding in time for breaks, emotional well-being and to just breathe. Always add a few down minutes between blocks. To chase away that groggy feeling from not enough sleep or just committee brain I make sure to get in a run or walk each morning for clarity. Take a moment 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

Choose Today, One Small Change at a Time

Happy belated Easter treat, at least that is what I thought when I went to open up that special Cadbury Egg I had such great memories of. Yes I had them in the past (way in the past) and yes I saw them on TV commercials prior to the official Easter holiday (several months prior) and yes I had waited until April 15 to let myself have this special treat. You see I had been Read More

Your Wellness Road Map, Back on Track

Okay, so it has been a long winter and spring isn’t cooperating like you would prefer. So what happened? Many of you said you need some tips to get back on track so let’s get some guidelines in place to help you be your best. Have you ever tried to get somewhere without knowing where you’re going and without directions? We know that just doesn’t work, you need a plan, a path an arrival point. 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