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
There is SO much hype out there about self-care these days. It seems to be one of the new, trendy things we have to put on our "to do" list. OR it sounds kinda "high falutin" and what those "ladies who lunch" do that the rest of us might feel too guilty about indulging in. But I'm here to share with … Read more about Self Care IS a Thing. . . and may not be what you think
All this time I've been giving fitness and nutrition advice I've tried to write to everyone and be cognizant of so many different schedules and seasons of life. I've wanted to give value to you whether you are a young mom with those children all over the place, one who works a full time or part … Read more about I’m Just Like You . . . so let’s make a plan
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 is it folks! The countdown to register for the Fall Round of Better & Beyond is ON! If you aren't sure what I'm talking about just click on Better & Beyond to get ALL the info. In the program you are going to learn how to control the carbs you eat between high days and low days and … Read more about The Countdown is ON!
How have the past few weeks been treating you? The classes I teach are happy to be back in session. My clients are happy to be getting back on a normal routine and schedule. What about you? Are you on a schedule yet? Now that school is back in session, I'm starting another round of Better … Read more about Labor Day is Over! Second Season has Begun!
Different people have different pain points. If you are here you know that my goal is to help you create and live your best healthy lifestyle. I say again and again this is not a cookie cutter process. We all have different pain points at what gives us trouble. For some of us it is the … Read more about What Is YOUR Pain Point?
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
I did something big and scary recently. In fact, I'm even a little embarrassed to share it here. As a bit of a pretext I want to point out that I made some big and bold goals this year. I always talk about that in January so you may remember that. One of the big ones was to force myself to get … Read more about Simple Steps to Your Best Day
If you asked me what the best diet out there is I would say a Non-diet. I would say that there is no best diet out there and no perfect plan made up by someone else that would best work with and for your body. Knowing how many diet books and programs are currently available and that the diet … Read more about Why I Encourage a N0-DIET Lifestyle
There are countless diets out in the marketplace right now. There are just as many weightloss, weight management and nutrition related programs out there. I have my own philosophy about food that took a long time to settle in, found through my own imbalances and trial and error, reading, … Read more about My Food Philosophy
We are back from a great family vacation. It was so nice to have the three boys together along with our nephew for some laid back time in the sun, a day spent on a boat, hanging out in the beautiful Caribbean waters, enjoying some ferocious card games and, of course, sharing some mighty good … Read more about My Top Three Post Vacation Tips