Some Call it the End; I Call it the Beginning

Some call it the end; I call it the beginning. I have a reputation for seeing the world through rose colors glasses.  So, on this day, the so-called “end of the world,” I would like to share my sunny interpretation. I believe that this day is a representation of a new beginning.  Wouldn’t it be nice if we could say good-bye to hatred, chaos, and aggression, ...

10 Tips for Keeping Your Cool and Staying Slim This Holiday Season

The holidays are here! You know what that means… PARTY! The holidays bring fun, family and food.  However, the holidays also bring challenges like over-indulgence, weight gain, stress, guilt and New Year’s Resolutions.  What if we could just skip the part where we put on 10-15 lbs and have an outburst at the holiday party? Here are my top ten tips to keeping your cool ...

Avoid Burnout This Holiday Season

The holidays are an amazing time of year full of family gatherings, presents, holiday parties and eggnog.  While caroling, hot cocoa and sleigh rides evoke warm fuzzies, the added stress, pressure to buy gifts and over-indulgence often cause burnout.  Wouldn’t it be nice if you could fully embrace the holidays without the overwhelm and weight gain? The strategy that I am about to share may seem ...

Beautiful Body Types

There are many of us out there who have a distorted image of our body, often due to the importance our culture places on outward appearance and the onslaught of media images of airbrushed models and celebrities. On a daily basis, we talk to ourselves in ways we would never speak to another. Imagine speaking to a child the way you speak to yourself about ...