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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3 steps to manage what you can’t control

A few months ago I went to upgrade my iPhone and found out that Verizon doesn’t do that anymore. None of the carriers do. Full price. No deals. Continuing my dismay, they no longer transfer data from your old phone to your new phone. I thought “this sucks” so … Read more

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I don’t need help. I know this stuff.

I’d been stuck for a while. Years in fact. And I know better. I’m a certified exercise physiologist after all (you can imagine that record playing in my head, right?). My strength training routine was in a rut. Spotty, too. But I wasn’t about to ask for help. (I … Read more

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“I’m kind of stupid…”

That’s how she had prefaced her question. I stood, staring in disbelief at this precious woman who had come to volunteer in the community. Before she could ask her question I looked at her and exclaimed “Don’t you ever say that again!” But how many times have I said … Read more

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