One of the easiest things you can do for weight loss

One of the easiest things you can do for weight loss

One of the easiest things you can do for weight loss is simply to step on the scale every day. I know, I know… you would rather eat a frog than see that number on the scale but hear me out.  Once you own a scale it’s free to use, it takes just a second […]

Rewriting your New Years story

Rewriting your New Years story

Monday, Jan 2, 2017 We are all story tellers. I used to say I’m a terrible story teller, mostly because of my tendency to get off track and ruin the punch line (I call it my “shiny object syndrome”).  Now I see the story my mind is telling me on almost a daily basis. If […]

Today, focus on what you want the most

Today, focus on what you want the most

If your house is anything like mine, the carols have been sung, the party was enjoyed, the presents have been unwrapped and now Santa and his elves have gone on vacation. Nothing remains but the mess: a mess of toys, a mess of food, a mess of the budget and a mess of all the usual routines. […]

The secret to making good choices more often

The secret to making good choices more often

Monday, December 19, 2016 Fold your laundry! Do the dishes! Why do you always leave your toys on the floor?? A few years ago, I received a book called The Gift of Feedback from my mentor and friend, Heather Miranda. Prior to receiving this book, I had a serious conversation with a supervisor regarding my […]

A simple cure for the afternoon slump

A simple cure for the afternoon slump

It’s 2pm and you’re starting to feel exhausted. Your brain is a little slow and you are day dreaming about a nap. There’s a good chance that you are on a sugar crash from all those holiday treats or maybe it’s just been a really long day. You could reach for another sugary pick me […]

Is it a brick wall or learning opportunity?

Is it a brick wall or learning opportunity?

Monday, December 12, 2016 I have a client, we will call her Clare, and last week she told me how she is such a procrastinator after not implementing the evening exercise routine we discussed at her previous appointment. Clare works a desk job in Durham from 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM Monday-Friday. After work, she […]

3 ways to stay well this winter

3 ways to stay well this winter

Cough, hack, sneeze! I don’t know about you, but I’ve been hearing this everywhere! From work to daycare to friends and family… everyone is coming down with something. It has me thinking about these 3 things we all could be doing to stay well this winter. Get your Vitamin D level checked. Our vitamin D levels are […]

Why I broke up with sugar and made friends with fat

Why I broke up with sugar and made friends with fat

Monday, December 5, 2016 I have an awesome job. I get to sit and talk to healthy people every day, learn about their strategies and hear their success stories. What I’ve learned is each of us has our own system and strategies to be healthy and well-balanced. We’ve talked about different diets such as Paleo, […]

You are what you say you are... Why words matter

You are what you say you are… Why words matter

The other day I was listening to a play back of a message I left for someone. It is so strange to hear your own voice, right? The first thing I noticed was that I took really long pauses in between my words. Maybe it is something that only I notice or maybe it is […]

Connecting the 'know how' and the 'how to'

Connecting the ‘know how’ and the ‘how to’

Monday, November 28, 2016 It’s here! We’re in it. The infamous holiday season. No matter how busy you decide to be this season it’s no excuse to put your wellness goals to the backburner. Last week, while listening to Darren Hardy talk about how to succeed in business and life I got to thinking about […]