Why Setting New Year’s Resolutions can Thwart your Success

Please don’t set New Year’s resolutions! At least not today, because it can unintentionally become permission to mistreat your body during the holidays.  Think about how easy it is to shrug off bad decisions… with “what does it matter if I overeat, under-sleep or over-commit myself? It’s ‘that’ time of year.” A promise of starting … Read more

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3 ways to manage overwhelm better than a glass of wine will

Up until a few years ago, I enjoyed a glass or two of wine most days. It wasn’t a problem per se, but then I looked at why I was drinking it. For one thing, I genuinely enjoy wine and belong to wine clubs I like. And it’s fun drinking good wine with good friends. … Read more

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This is how I know someone is serious about getting fit and healthy

Right now is an unlikely starting point for healthy habits. I mean, we’re mere weeks away from Halloween. The year is “almost over.” The holidays will be here before we know it. But when someone does start now, I know… she’s committed, which means she’s more likely to follow through, no matter what life throws … Read more

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Stop Dieting: 5 anti-rules to make food healthy AND enjoyable

Have you had one of those days when you look up to see that it’s 2pm and all you’ve eaten is some yogurt with your morning coffee? Or, have you ever sworn off sugar only to find yourself eating two brownies at your 5pm business mixer? I get it! … Read more

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Why live in fantasy? Reality is way better!

What’s your fantasy? All diseases cured, crime eliminated, and the world at peace? Oh, and things finally fall into place so that you lose weight and keep it off, always stay on track with exercise, never overeat, and always get the right amount of sleep? Sure, we can tell … Read more

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