Posts tagged with "health"



Military Life · 31. July 2017
Distance is difficult - especially when it's due to a military deployment. Over the next few weeks I will share some of my experiences, successes, tips and lessons learned over this last 9 months of separation and reunification...all with a health and wellness focus!

Wellness Planning · 03. October 2016
Some things come naturally and some do not. I am the type of person who gravitates towards logic, order and science because they make sense to me. I have cultivated many habits, some of which are helpful (exercising regularly and eating well), and some less desirable (like wanting to be good at everything). As a Wellness Coach, I encourage my clients to acknowledge and celebrate the healthy behaviors that they do well. Oftentimes we forget to applaud our successes, especially when they come...

Wellness Planning · 26. September 2016
Welcome to week 2 of my Autumn blog series! This series is all about how I am planning life balance into my (crazy) Autumn. Feel free to follow along and try some of these activities yourself; I hope you find them as useful as I do! Last week, I posted an activity that I called the Needs Chart, which had us define what "life balance" would look like (I envision being rested, nourished, and strong), and identifying what needs must be satisfied in order to achieve this. If you missed last week's...

Wellness Planning · 19. September 2016
I have a lot going on this year. There will be some fun and excitement, and there will be some major challenges. That's okay - challenges almost always have an upside. Take this blog, for instance. I wouldn't normally commit so formally (and publicly!) to self-care. What a fantastic way to ensure I am held accountable! I have decided to approach this process as I would with a coaching client, starting with clarifying what I want out of the experience. One of the first things I do with a new...

Seasonal Tips · 14. September 2016
It's Autumn already! Red leaves and school buses have made their debut, and my family's Fall rituals have begun. Like many families, this season gets a little frantic with choosing, registering, and scheduling programs, figuring out school bus routes, work schedules, and calendars, cleaning and packing summer stuff, searching for cold-weather gear, buying whatever no longer fits ...BREATHE... Busy time? You got it!

Weight Wellness · 08. May 2016
Has something ever happened that guilted you into starting a weight loss regime? Perhaps you discovered that you had outgrown a favorite outfit; maybe you overheard a child making an insensitive comment. These events stick with us, forcing us to acknowledge that we are not where we want to be. This emotionally-charged and uncomfortable process often inspires us to jump into action and try to lose weight as quickly as possible.

Weight Wellness · 11. April 2016
If there is one thing in life that is certain, its uncertainty! As hard as we try, there will inevitably be circumstances we don't expect. This reality can be frustrating and discouraging when we are trying to make lifestyle changes. Its normal to get caught up in the disappointment of not meeting our goals and expectations. Our success with new behaviors is very much dependent on how we deal with these inevitable situations. Preparing ourselves to meet 'failure' with flexibility and creativity...

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