7 Ways I’ve Made My Life Ridiculously Easier

Want to make life easier? I do. But not just easier. I only want to make life easier if it also makes life better and creates a healthier outcome. Because sure, it’s easier to let dirty dishes stack up in the sink day after day, but the eventual cockroach infestation is a big turn off. … Read more

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Do your healthy habits take a vacation when you’re on vacation?

One summer I wrote a post on how not to gain weight on vacation, something that continues to be a topic of concern for most people I know and work with.  But what if, like a recent client of mine, you thought about being on vacation and out of your hectic day-to-day routine as making … Read more

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How to be happier, make big changes and feel better

For longer than I care to admit, when I thought about how to be happier my mind went to my job. My body. My relationships. That is, once I graduated. Got a job I liked. Left a job I hated. Lost the last 10 lbs. Then I would be happier.  I dutifully held my feet … Read more

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My top 5 resources to cut through the noise…or at least let it work for you

Does this sound familiar? You’re at home doing something like getting ready for work, preparing a meal or cleaning the house, and you turn on the TV for background noise? By week’s end you’ve consumed hours of mindless TV – at best – or a negative news feed – … Read more

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Top 50 Ways to Burn More Calories

Turning 50 inspired me to launch my “Year of 50.” So, each month this year I’ll be sharing my “Top 50” tips and ideas on all things health and wellness. This month I wrapped up my ‘Top 50 Ways to Burn More Calories.’ In case you’ve missed some, or … Read more

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How I re-framed my thoughts on aging

It was the fall of 2000 and I’m sitting next to a psychotherapist at a business meeting. We were talking about women and aging, and I’ll never forget what she said to me:  “Heather, in our culture, a woman’s power is in her youth & beauty.” At the time … Read more

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