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3 Ways to Spice Up Your Walks

3 Ways to Spice Up Your Walks

Walking is the best exercise there is for keeping us healthy.   Here are three simple ways to make the most of your daily walks, have more fun, and build your overall fitness at the same time. Mind your posture and pump your arms!  No slouchy walking...

It’s the New Year – Are You Ready For a Fresh Start?

It’s the New Year – Are You Ready For a Fresh Start?

The New Year brings a new opportunity to commit to yourself, to rebuild your foundation, take the next step, and look forward to what's ahead. But how ready are you? Everyone who ever started a weight loss program thought they were ready to lose weight.  They...

Enjoy Holiday Feasts Without Weight Gain

Enjoy Holiday Feasts Without Weight Gain

Dodge holiday weight gain by avoiding these 5 traps, and set yourself up for a happier, healthier holiday season. It's the season of feasts! Yahoo! To cap off a year of stress baking and emotional eating, we're rolling into the holidays like never before. How many of...

7 Simple Ways to Eat Healthier Today

7 Simple Ways to Eat Healthier Today

It’s so much easier than you think to eat healthier! We are creatures of habit whether those habits are healthy or unhealthy. Even when you record your food in an effort to eat better, you’ll find that you basically eat the same things every week. These are the foods...

Surprise Yourself!

Surprise Yourself!

You never know what you are capable of until you try.  So this week I invite you to try something new - you just might be surprised at what you discover. Yesterday I managed to surprise myself on a bike ride.  I hadn't been on a bike in over 2 years since I took...

Motivation Gone Missing?

Motivation Gone Missing?

Just Do Something. Everyone has those days when the gravitational pull of the sofa far exceeds the push to get up and move.   Maybe you're super busy right now.  Or depressed.  Or on a deadline you can't miss.  Or you didn't sleep well and can't imagine making it...

Resolution Solutions

Resolution Solutions

Ah, we're approaching the first month of the first year of the new decade.  It's the time of year for resolutions, goals, and intention-setting.  Whatever you call it, it's how you are stating to yourself, and those you share with, your vision for growth and...

How You Do Anything

How You Do Anything

How You Do Anything Is How You Do Everything I’ve heard this before, haven’t you?  How you do anything is how you do everything.  It’s one of those general sayings that is susceptible to “yes, but…” rationalizations.  Because we can always focus on the exceptions that...

Checking Your Blind Spots

Checking Your Blind Spots

My online coaching program is 12 months long.  If you don’t start the program in January, chances are you might be asked to practice a habit at a somewhat inconvenient time.  So it happened when this week one of my clients was prompted to start recording her intake...

Filling buckets and giving thanks

Filling buckets and giving thanks

Sometimes I find that living in a five-square-mile town surrounded by wilderness it is easy to become...provincial.  I love my environment, the people I've come to know, the ebb and flow of the seasons and their visitors, the great wilderness in my backyard.  But it's...

Are You Full of Beans?

Are You Full of Beans?

Beans, beans, the musical fruit.   The more you eat, the more you toot. The more you toot, the better you feel, Beans, beans, beans… Beans ARE a magical - and musical - fruit!  They are a nutrition powerhouse packed with fiber, protein and lots of great nutrients...

Supplements

Supplements

Supplements are meant to be…Supplemental What you eat, and how you eat, influences your body in profound ways.  Food supplies the nourishment we need to fuel our brains, balance our hormones, move our bodies, heal from injury, stay healthy, and build muscle while...

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