5 ways to eat less sugar, for good

When I told you about my top 5 secrets for keeping fit over 50, I left one out. I learned how to eat less sugar. A lot less. I didn’t leave it out on purpose. It goes along with my focus on whole plants (#5). But with the number of inquiries I get from women … Read more

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My Top 5 Secrets For Keeping Fit Over 50

At 40, I recall looking at a picture of myself at 32. I was on the beach in Ensenada with a few girlfriends for my bachelorette party, wearing a tankini. Dang, I looked good. But you know what? I didn’t appreciate it at the time. It wasn’t good enough. It was during my forties that … Read more

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Top 3 Ways to Lose Weight When Everything Fails

I know it feels hard. To try again to lose weight when everything fails. It probably seems like you’ve tried it all. Keto. Check. CrossFit. Check. Vegan. Check. HIIT. Check. Running. Check. Moderation. Check. And the list goes on… It’s at this point you likely feel defeated. Hesitant to try again. Doubtful it will work … 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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Reacting to pain: self-compassion or self-sabotage

At the end of April we experienced the unexpected loss of our cat, Emjai. He’d been with us 12 years since he was a kitten and it felt all too soon to say goodbye. He was like a family member to us, along with our other cat, Baby Girl. … Read more

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Start Acting Like a Two-Year-Old

I was in Trader Joe’s the other day when I overheard a conversation between a mother and her toddler. I couldn’t hear much of what the mom said, but the only word emanating from the daughter was “no.” It’s experimenting with that word that allows children to begin defining … Read more

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