Achieving Healthy Sleep to Live Your Best Life

Enjoy this post from my colleague Cheryl Conklin at Wellness Central: There can be physical, mental and emotional consequences to sleep deprivation. If you struggle with getting enough sleep, not only do you have increased risks of gaining weight and developing illnesses and diseases, you likely go through your day feeling tired, irritable, unfocused and … Read more

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“I hope it works!”

…are four words that will keep you stuck. Keep you from losing weight. From enjoying food and having the body you want. “Hope is not a strategy” is famously used in business and politics. I want to bring it to a personal level. When a client says to me “I hope it works” what she’s … Read more

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Do your decisions feel like a chore or a choice?

A blog popped into my inbox last month from my colleague Conni Medina titled Choose Your Words Wisely. I recently wrote about elevating the conversations we have with ourselves so I eagerly read her piece. Spot on. Her focus was on a particular set of words, those that hint at obligation rather than choice, like … Read more

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Are you living up to your expectations?

How does it feel to be halfway through 2017? Are you living up to the expectations you set for yourself back in January? If you’re rocking it, awesome! If not, how are you falling short? Truth is, most of us are likely somewhere in between, doing well on some … Read more

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Is it worth giving up what you have to get what you want?

Earlier this year a client sent me a commentary from a reverend at Seminary of the Southwest, reflecting on Advent as a process of making room. The reverend likens it to hiring an organizer, which initially seems like a really great idea. But then the organizer wants us to … Read more

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Are you fighting against yourself?

In the spring of 2000, I moved to a new town, leaving behind all of my personal training clients and with a coaching practice still in the building phase. So, I decided to knock on doors in my new neighborhood and introduce myself and my services (super old-school marketing!). … Read more

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