By this time of the year, you’ve probably been asked to enjoy a few meals outdoors with friends and family—or maybe you’ve been hosting those happy summer get-togethers yourself! Who doesn’t love a warm evening of casual dining with people whose company you truly enjoy? Yet almost daily we’re barraged with disturbing stories in the… Read more »
“More Than Two Thirds of Americans Are Overweight or Obese,” screamed the headline on a recent Time Magazine article. Statistics like these are attention getters for me. As a health and wellbeing coach, I guide busy professionals and women over 40 to find their trimmest, most positively aligned and empowered selves. Often that requires a… Read more »
Hitting the road but don’t want to ruin your healthy habits? Pack a salad in a jar and you’re now covered! Here’s the (simple!) secret to keeping this convenient, delicious take-along lunch fresh and appealing.
I love the vitality and excitement that accompanies summer. This is a perfect season for adventures away, new experiences, and—ahh—a much-needed break from the tension that comes with work and just plain everyday life. Yet in my practice at this time of year, I sometimes see in my patients and coaching mentees a… Read more »
Does your “yin” need a little boosting? Satisfy your craving for comfort—without the guilt—with these Paleo-type Sunday morning muffins.
“They are so Yin and Yang.” I’m sure you’ve heard that expression used to describe the two individuals in a couple who are seemingly very different in viewpoints or personality. According to 5,000-year-old Chinese medicine, everything in the universe is Yin and Yang. (Hint: Notice I said “and,” not “or”—more on that coming up.) Yin… Read more »
May is nearly over, and you know what that means. Summer is just around the corner! This season, traditionally peppered with vacations and side-trips, new adventures, and just-because get-togethers with treasured family and friends is certainly something to look forward to. It’s all so exciting—and if we aren’t vigilant about maintaining elite-level self-care during and… Read more »
Staying youthful, vital, and strong is what we want as we age. A strong body, a positive mindset, nurturing relationships, and the energy to enjoy it all—these remain the marks of a luxuriously healthy, delicious, rewarding, and, most important of all, happy life, no matter whether we’re just beginning to approach midlife or have many… Read more »
It’s that time of year again! The great outdoors is alive with brilliant colors, sweet-smelling blossoms, fresh new growth…and an abundance of pollen. Though reports suggest this allergy season won’t be as severe as the pollen-packed onslaught we faced several years ago, having a full arsenal of natural, sensible ways to prevent and relieve spring… Read more »
Don’t worry, the “F words” I’m bringing up today are G-rated, but they can lead to real adult challenges. As a health and wellness success coach for women around the world over 40, I hear these themes mentioned time and time again. I’m willing to bet that you’ve felt challenged by some of these “4-letter… Read more »