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 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
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
It's no secret that summertime is my all time favorite time of year. And during the summer, this very week is always even better. This week has been a beach week for my family for as long as I can remember. We have always loved celebrating the 4th of July. So, I know there are lots of you out … Read more about How to Enjoy Your Vacation Without Beating Yourself Up
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
It's the beginning of summer. The time of year when we all think a bit more about weight, weight loss, how we look as we shed those winter clothes and dive into these warm months full of a lighter schedule, pool time, lake time, beach time, all those things that we love about summer. … Read more about Do You Have Discipline to Take Care of YOURSELF?
You hear the word balance in most areas of life these days. Some say it is an overused tag used for work, career, home, parenting, health, diet, exercise, and just about anything. I am just as guilty of falling on the word balance as the next person. My tag line is "Empowering You to Live a … Read more about What Does Balance Really Mean?
First of all, we all know we want to be strong and healthy for the long game. By now, I hope you know my philosophy about health and wellness and that it is MORE than looking great in a bikini or in those skinny jeans. Although, let's be honest, those can be nice side perks, but it is about SO … Read more about Rules of Longevity
These days if you want to know something what do you do? Call your mom? Sometimes. Get out the Encyclopedia Britannia? Never. (and I'm sure my boys would have no clue what that even is!) Ask Alexa? Maybe. Google it? Absolutely. Let's be honest here. How many trendy new diets have you … Read more about STOP GOOGLING AND GET HEALTHY!
Today I want to talk to you about something or someone really important. You. It is April now - actually the end of April. By now I am fairly sure most, if not all, of your excitement, inspiration and planning about how you were going to make and uphold some wonderful, fun and healthy goals for … Read more about Stop Canceling on Yourself
Nourishment is a great word isn't it? Sometimes I get stuck on words and they just float around in my head and this is one of those words. It just sounds like comfort, and well-being and like someone has wrapped you in a warm blanket and fed you a wonderful meal. I know this sounds … Read more about Nourishing Your Body without Food
Motivation is the buzz word used over and over in the fitness, diet, wellness world. It is also the word used to help kick us in the pants and get out of bed, beat bad habits, think good and positive thoughts and be the best versions of ourselves. There's a reason there are all those "Motivation … Read more about Consistency Over Motivation