Why You Should Always Have a Goal

I’m about to suggest something that might seem a little counterintuitive … but it’s actually pretty amazing advice (I’m not taking credit for it). There are times in life when we really feel the stress – whether it’s everyday stress because of hectic schedules, etc., or because of job changes, life changes, or even changes […]

Journaling for Health and Fitness

Let me ask you, when really  was the last time you sat down and thought about how you’re feeling when it comes to your health and wellness – the actions you’re taking, where you’re headed and what your big (and small!) goals are? Well, I have a tip for you  that I personally find to […]

Unlocking Your Motivation

Mike Fohner, cross country running coach, tells this story about one of his students: Last year, one of my young cross-country runners was fully content walking up the hills and avoiding physical exertion to the maximum extent possible. I tried all sorts of tactics and motivation techniques…to wits end. Even my “walkers club” (post practice […]

Using Creative Visualization to Reach Your Goals

Creative Visualization Leads to Actualization Creative Visualization is distinguished from normal daydreaming in that Creative Visualization is done in the first person and the present tense – as if the visualized scene were unfolding all around you; whereas normal daydreaming is done in the third person and the future tense. Using affirmations that begin with […]

5 Natural Ways to Deal with Bloating

Do you ever feel a bit “overextended” in the belly after a meal? Perhaps “gassy?” Have you ever carried a “food baby?” Well, bloating is common. Up to 25-30% of people experience it regularly. It happens when you have trouble digesting. The symptoms come from excess gas, reactions to foods, or food not moving through […]

4 Easy Ways to Beat Fatigue……Naturally!

In today’s world, we are constantly on the go, a steady state “busy-ness” is the norm, and we’re always running from one responsibility to the next – literally! So, it’s no wonder that physical fatigue is such a common complaint. The good news is that there are some really simple (and natural) ways to increase […]

How To Beat Negative Self-talk and Limiting Beliefs

A little self-criticism is a normal shared human mental pattern, and can even be healthy for some part. But too much and we have opened the door to that overly vocal “negative nelly” voice in our head who doesn’t seem to want to quiet down. If you find your negative voice is preventing you from […]

Three Ways To Avoid Overeating At Meals

Did you find yourself overindulging during the holiday season?  I get it, sometimes those holiday feasts are just amazing.  And it’s not just the abundance of delicisious food but also the people, the decorations, and the ambiance. It’s way too easy (and common) to indulge on those days. But it doesn’t always stop there. Sometimes […]

The Stress Mess: How It Messes With Your Health

  We all have some level of stress, right? It may be temporary (acute), or long-term (chronic). Acute stress usually won’t mess with your health too much. It is your body’s natural reaction to circumstances, and can even be life-saving. Then, when the “threat” (a.k.a. “stressor”) is gone, the reaction subsides, and all is well. […]