Revving Up for Spring: 12 Easy Steps to Better Health – Part II

It is true, I think, that good health does not as often happen in a great big overhaul of diet and lifestyle as it does in just staying attentive to what we eat and how we  spend our time day in and day out, making smart modifications as we go along. Regular, incremental steps gradually… Read more

Revving Up for Spring: 12 Easy Steps to Better Health – Part I

Spring is definitely my favorite season of the year. It’s arrival, though late this year, was especially wonderful after the most brutal winter in recent memory. It’s just so wonderful to go outside in sandals and with no coat! I’m guessing that you may be feeling much the same – gearing up for more activity… Read more

There Will Be a Spring – Start Exercising Now!

It has been a brutal winter in this country for sure!  Now that it is March, I dare to believe that in a few short weeks, I’ll be hiking around my neighborhood once again, and starting up again on my bike, and, in general, feeling much more friendly about the idea of exercising than I… Read more

Two Big Reasons to Consider a Detox or Cleanse.

I’m relatively new to the practice of seasonal detoxing or cleansing.  (The terms are interchangeable.) I experienced my first one for 7 days a few years ago and had such favorable results that I studied up on the subject, and now offer one four times a year as part of my health coaching programs. Read… Read more

Tired All the Time? 5 Things That Sabotage Your Energy

Do you constantly feel exhausted and drained?  Do you wake up tired, struggle through the day, and count the hours until you can crawl into bed at night? I know the feeling VERY well. I struggled with fatigue for years and it was HARD! I lacked focus with my work and the energy to fully… Read more

Here Come the Holidays!  5 Tips for Enjoyment with No Weight Gain

It’s a fact that Americans gain about one to two pounds during the holidays.  This may not sound dramatic, but according to the research it adds up over the years. Still, there are ways to avoid holiday weight gain.  Consider these 5 tips Tip #1:  Don’t Skip Meals If you are “saving” your appetite for… Read more

5 Tips to Help End Nighttime Grazing

A very often-heard issue that I hear in my Health Coaching Practice is that of night-time grazing. It’s a tough habit to kick, for sure, because so much tension and tiredness from the day follows us into the evening, and well, what’s a person to do but have a snack, and another snack, and, sure,… Read more

Making the Case for Consistency

Who doesn’t remember the punchline to the tale about the tortoise and the hare? Let me refresh your memory. “Don’t brag about your lightning pace, for slow and steady wins the race.” There is wisdom aplenty in today’s world for this age-old Aesop fable, and it provides a good springboard for a discussion about the… Read more

Could it Be Adrenal Fatigue?

Fast-paced daily living causes much stress, no doubt, which is not easy on the adrenal glands. Those two thumb-sized organs sit above your kidneys and are part of the endocrine system. They are involved in producing over 50 hormones that drive almost every bodily function. Many of those functions are essential for life. Adrenal glands… Read more

Good Food: Antidote for Depression

In this country it is estimated that 15 million Americans suffer from depression. I had a bout with it myself at one point in my life, and these days I don’t have to go far to meet others who have struggled or are now struggling with depression. The path to wellness and vitality is through… Read more