I've loved all things health and fitness for a mighty long time. It was reinforced watching my parents battle thier own health issues that affected their quality of life. That helped me move from exercising for the outward results (like those skinny jeans) and focusing on all of the health … Read more about Growing Into Wellness
I'm coming clean here. In fact, I'm already getting a bit squirmy thinking about hitting the "submit" button. Recently, I was involved in a photo session for a fitness studio where I love to teach. (Check out WestCoastWorkout for a great experience!) This is out of my comfort zone to begin … Read more about Let’s Talk Body Confidence
This is not a post telling you how to survive Thanksgiving without gaining weight. I'm not going to offer suggestions such as choose the pumpkin pie over the pecan pie because it's healthier or has less calories. I have been that girl in the past but I am not preaching that sermon any … Read more about Eat Drink and Be Thankful
I am a big fan of podcast listening. I love the fact that I can learn, be inspired and entertained while I do just about anything! I can pop in my earbuds while doing some of those dreaded chores, and feel like I'm being doubly productive. Some things like cooking dinner, chopping veggies, … Read more about So Many Podcasts . . .
This week I had to send out a hard email. I spent hours struggling and praying over the decision until I knew it was the right thing. I had made great plans and worked on this round of Better & Beyond to begin this week. I was striving to make it successful and full of support and … Read more about 5 Steps to Keep Climbing that Hill
I recently ran a five day challenge on my Facebook Page. I had been thinking about the five top tips for success in implementing new habits whether they be in health and wellness, fitness or just life in general. Through my own attempts, fails, and finally wins, these are the top five … Read more about My Recent Challenge to Be Your Best Old Lady Self
I was talking with a friend the other day - I'm not even sure how we got to this topic - but this friend, without batting an eye, told me I "just needed to get more confidence." Ouch. Where did that come from? But, it is absolutely true. Spot on. I have lots of areas that I do feel pretty … Read more about 6 Ways to a Healthy Boost in Confidence
A few years ago our family went through one of those tough and trying times. Most people have those times at some point in their lives. In order to get to my point, here is a nutshell of my story. I do this because I always hate it when I read others start off like this and never tell me what … Read more about What Steals Your Joy?
I used to pooh pooh the whole concept of self-care and "taking time for myself". If you are in a really busy stage of your life, perhaps with young children running around, a demanding job, or find yourself in the sandwich portion of your life where you are still acting as a parent to your own … Read more about Do Something for You This Weekend