I often get asked about "why" I have chosen to be a part of the Beautycounter movement while also being a Health Coach. Why would I choose to "sell makeup and skin care"? And so I have decided to share some of my thoughts with you. Read More
So far you have been prescribed daily doses of gratitude and movement. This week’s prescription is all about silence and stillness. It might seem odd since you recently received a prescription that told you to get up and move, that you are now being asked to practice being still and silent, but bear with me and you will soon see how the pieces all begin to fall into place.
We live in a very noisy world. For the most part, no matter where we go we are surrounded with noise and movement of all kinds. All of our senses are bombarded on a pretty constant basis with lights, noise, and motion which our incredible brains somehow process and make sense of in order for us to make informed choices. However, all of that input into our very sensory bodies can really make our brains feel a little overwhelmed and a bit overly noisy itself. Read More
I hope you did well with last week’s prescription! This week’s focus will be on movement. All living things move, grow and change, and we, dear friends, are meant to do the same.
And while the focus of this week’s prescription will be on physical movement, always remember that as living beings we are intended to move emotionally, cognitively and spiritually as well. No matter what our age, movement in all its variations should be a part of the daily health care that we practice in order to live our lives expansively.
Spend just a moment sitting outside watching nature. Be as still and quiet as you can. At first it may appear as if everything is as still as you are, but as your eyes settle and your brain slows down you will begin to see the constant dance of movement in front of you. Read More
The holidays can be a great time of joy for many. But along with the joy there is sometimes a bit of added stress and anxiety. Even for those that love the family get-togethers, the stress of holiday shopping, added financial pressure, and hosting relatives can cause those cravings for sugar and carbs to increase. Read More
Winter is typically a refreshing time of year that many eagerly await. The colder temperatures, in some areas the beautiful blankets of snow over the landscape, the festivities with family and friends, and the anticipation of a brand new year right around the corner help to make it a time of magic.
However, along with all of these great things, colds and the flu are also rampant. Read More
Recently, I read that according to the National Institute of Health, about 90% of the population is deficient in magnesium. And even though different sources may give us slightly different percentages, the chances are you may be one of the folks in that group. Read More
There’s just something magical about the autumn breeze that ignites a desire to enjoy life a little deeper -- don't you agree? It’s a perfect time to make some changes you’ve meant to make, and I want to share with you a few of my favorite morning habits to implement as fall begins..... Read More
YOU have decided to make some lifestyle changes in order to live a healthier and more balanced life. You are excited because being healthy and balanced will allow you to live your life the way it is meant to be lived. And you know that the world needs the gifts and talents that only you can give.
However, those of us who have struggled with weight, low energy levels or being consistent about exercise know all to well that we decide to make changes, jump out of the gate and run out of steam before we make any real progress. Then feeling defeated and guilty we go back those old habits.
Let this time be different. Read More
It happens to us all -- you’ve been crushing your health goals, and things are going great. But then vacation rolls around, and the endless buffet on your cruise ship derails you...or so you think. Read More
I don’t know about the rest of you, but the past few weeks have been a little too high on the stress meter. And we all know that living with a heightened stress level is so very unhealthy. So for those of you in the same boat, here are my top 5 strategies for getting my stress level under control: Read More