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
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
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
Lately I have been bumping into Fire Cider. Articles and recipes seemed to be popping up around me. Each time Fire Cider appeared on my radar, I admit I brushed it aside. However, when "Fire Cider Tonic" appeared in an issue of a Martha Stewart magazine that my mom had sent my way, I figured that fate was getting annoyed with my blatant disregard and was giving me a "dope slap". It was time to take notice. Read More
One of the recurring themes that comes up in my work with clients is the affect that stress has on their health and balance. I am not talking about "good stress" like the kind that gets you pumped up and ready to run a race. And I am not talking about the obvious kind of stress where you are pulling your hair out and screaming at the top of your lungs in the middle of a crowd that is backing away from you. Rather, I am talking about the more subtle "bad" stress that silently runs through the threads of your life and quietly wreaks havoc on your well being. And recently, no matter where I look, folks seem to be walking around with quite a bit of this "bad", but silent, stress. Read More
You guessed it. Lately I have been thinking about food and its role in my life and in the lives of my clients. Do we eat to live or live to eat? Does a balanced, healthy diet enable us to achieve our goals and live our purpose? Or does the intentional, focused pursuit of our goals enable us to eat a balanced, healthy diet? Does it matter which one comes first?
Let’s look at a couple of hypothetical examples: Read More