How feeling like Meryl Streep can help you lose weight

Do you ever wonder how an actress like Meryl Streep can take on a myriad of roles, like that of a witch to Amanda Prisetly, with such believability?  Well sure, but what the #$%^ does that have to do with losing weight, Heather? Quite a lot. To become someone else requires an actress to think … Read more

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Do healthy eating habits make you feel like you’re ‘missing out’?

Growing up, I didn’t have a concept of healthy eating habits beyond the obligatory vegetable on my dinner plate. Like any child, I wished broccoli would taste like chocolate brownies. Then as I got older, I wished brownies were just 45 calories and contained the cancer-fighting properties of the cruciferous broccoli.  Even up to a … Read more

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How to feel super successful everyday, even when you fail

When we focus on how to succeed, we generally look to the outcome. If we get the outcome we want (like the scale going down) then #winning. If not, #loser. It’s an outdated view of success. Binary. Winning is left – largely – to chance. In truth, your success depends on your willingness and ability … 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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