Flip your Mindset when faced with a Saboteur

One of the first things you deal with when you are making a shift in your life style is saboteurs. Some times well meaning, sometimes down right evil, these are the people who make those sneaky little comments about the big ideas you're trying to uphold. And my 4-year old is one of them! The other day, I was rushing around, with the kid in tow, trying to ...

Getting Past that Block

Are you already running out of steam with your New Year's Resolutions? See! That's why I hate this whole "Resolution" culture. It's a momentary kick in the butt and it fades fast. Like when I first started running, I hit a wall, I got blocked and it happened surprisingly early in my training. I wouldn't be tired, I was just bored. Half way into my ru...

4 Ways To Healthier Sexier You

You know those mornings when you wake up and your hair looks out of control?  Or you feel guilty about those nachos you ate the night before? Or all those Christmas cookies you ate? But then after a good workout, a nice hot shower, and you're favorite jeans, you feel a whole lot better about yourself? Or maybe it happens after a well deserved hair ...

Adventures in Business Travel with a 4-year-old

So, I decided to take my 4 year old with me on a business trip. I have companion status on Southwest, so I thought, why not? She’ll fly for free, it will be a fun way for us to spend some time together. I’m a travel savvy business woman, I meditate, and I am a good mom. I can handle this! Umm… yeahhhh… I’ll bet there’s one or two of you out there that alread...

3 Myths about Raw Food

If you've  never eaten or even considered a raw food diet before, congratulations for even clicking on the link to this post. Americans are so committed to animal-based protein, that just the words ‘raw food’ makes us shudder. We have such an aversion to vegetables that we come up with ways to hide them in other food (remember the Bud Light commercial, “Mr....

The Holistic Health Coach’s Approach to the Hangover

It's the holidays, we will all be enjoying a drink or two… or more… to celebrate our loved ones, good friends, good cheer, bidding farewell to 2013 and welcoming the New Year. Look, I'm a health coach and a perfectly normal human being. I'm not a sequestered yogi living on an mountain to. I have a drink now and again and I totally don't judge when you've ind...