Dealing with Change Can Mimic the Grief Cycle

We all go through changes in life.  Some are welcomed other changes we struggle with.  These tough transitions can be challenging even when we are intentional about them.  Dealing with change can mimic the grief cycle.  As I work with clients, I hear many opinions about change.  Some of their comments remind me of Dr. […]

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5 Top Principles to Live Your Best Life

Life changes constantly.  Some changes are small, and we seem to shift into them effortlessly while others are significant changes that are harder to accept.  Regardless of the degree of change and no matter where you are in your life journey, having principles in place can help one cope.  In other words, no matter what […]

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It is Natural to Stay on Auto Pilot When Starting a New Exercise Plan

Do you have exercise plans for your day and then when the time comes, it is harder than you thought to get started? You are not alone.  It is human nature to resist change. It is natural to stay on auto pilot when starting a new exercise plan. I was talking with one of my […]

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The F Word We Do Not Say Out Loud

FAT! That is the word I am referring to. (The other F word is said WAY TOO MUCH.)  Fat has gotten a bad rap at times.  It has become the F word we do not say out loud. Fat is good for us. Fat is bad for us.  Like many things in life there should […]

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Weekly Menu Ideas for Easy and Healthy Meals

I start my weekly menu ideas around vegetables. It does take some planning to make sure you have fresh vegetables on hand and use them before they turn bad. I usually go to the store once a week to buy veggies and can go all week without them spoiling. If I notice them starting to […]

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Look For and Appreciate Your Individual Beauty

What is your idea of beauty?  There are many different pictures that are presented to us in the media.  Think of the different body styles from famous women such as curvy Jennifer Lopez to tiny athlete Simone Biles, and plus size model Ashley Graham.  They all are beautiful women with their individual figures.  Think about […]

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Ways to be More Intentional with Your Time

There are 24 hours in each day. That is 1,440 minutes that we have to live our daily lives.  That is a tremendous number of minutes in every day.  What are your thoughts about time? Are you a “I can schedule the time in” person or a “I don’t have enough time in my life” […]

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Knowledge Plus Action Helps Obtain Results

We have all heard the sayings, “Knowledge is Power”, “Continually learn new things”, and “Be the best learner you can be”.  These are all good statements, however, to really reach your potential, there is one element missing.  That element is taking the necessary steps. Knowledge plus action helps obtain results. As an example, let’s say […]

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There is Never Too Much Chocolate

Americans consume 2.8 billion pounds of chocolate each year.  That is over 11 pounds per person.  Eleven!  I want to enjoy my fair share, make up for lost time and not have any adverse side effects!  It can be said that there is never too much chocolate! Believe it or not, I was allergic to […]

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Choose Your Level of Discomfort for Growth

Have you dug a hole in the sand on a beautiful beach?  You dig and dig but feel you are getting nowhere? Sand falls back in your hole, or a wave comes in and fills it back up.  This cycle is repeated over and over until you do something different.  This analogy can be applied […]

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