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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...

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...

One Simple Change

One Simple Change

The Key to Health: Eat more fruits and vegetables.   150 doctors researched 4,500 studies on what keeps us healthy.  They found the only common denominator is a diet rich in fruits and vegetables.  We all know we’re supposed to eat more fruits and vegetables, but most...

When You Just Can’t Get Motivated

When You Just Can’t Get Motivated

When You Can't Get Motivated... 4 Tips to help you surf those motivation waves Motivation is elusive.  It is a finite resource that can come and go like the wind. Some days making protein smoothies and eating super clean feels effortless, and other days well,...

What the Heck is  Healthy Habit?

What the Heck is Healthy Habit?

In fitness, nutrition, and lifestyle coaching it is easy to get caught up in the jargon.  It’s all about motivation, feeling the burn, becoming bulletproof, or how your goals need to be bigger than your excuses, right? But on those days when you feel less motivated,...

Nutrition, simplified

Nutrition, simplified

Simplify How you Approach Nutrition   People tend to way overthink everything, including what they eat.  Here are some simple nutrition steps to follow whether you follow the diet of an omnivore, carnivore, vegetarian, flexitarian, vegan, paleo or something else....

The magic of doing

The magic of doing

Some coaches get frustrated when they sense that their clients are seeking a magic pill or a quick fix.  In this article, I talked about the downside of wishing for a quick fix.  Even when you know what you need to do, the magic is really in the doing, and for that...

You Already Know What You Need to Know

You Already Know What You Need to Know

Did you ever just wish you could pop a pill and lose unwanted weight?  Or drink a solution to help you build lean muscle fast?  Oh gosh, then you could just keep doing all the things you do AND look like the fitness models in the ads!  [spoiler alert - fitness models...

It’s easier to sit…until it isn’t

It’s easier to sit…until it isn’t

You’re tired, so what do you do?  Sit down.  Need to run errands?  Sit in the car.  Got a desk job?  Yup, more sitting.  Trying to build an online presence?  Ha!  Even coaches have to sit at computers. You don’t even think about how much sitting you do until you...

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