Take a Thought Break

Mindfulness and meditation are health buzzwords nowadays. Everyone, even those who aren't health practitioners, tout the amazing effects of being mindful and practicing meditation. But, just because it’s popular doesn’t mean you should do it ... or does it? As a health coach practitioner, I recommend you explore doing it. And this post gives you the lowdown on why it may be something you should start or continue doing.... Read More

Beach Nourishment

Today I’m going to share some wonderful ways your senses go to work for you while you’re at the beach.  I know the countdown to the end of summer has begun.  But I don’t want that to stop you from heading to the water.  Plenty of warm days are left. The beach has special things going for it, and hopefully, you may find... Read More

Stress Can Put a Strain on Your Health

Does stress make you feel a bit off?  Do you notice negative health effects when your stress is supercharged?  Maybe it affects your sleep, or maybe you get sick more often.  Maybe you're not even aware that you’re stressed! Stress can definitely mess with your health.  Let's talk about some of the telltale (and not-so-obvious) signs that stress is affecting your health, and what you can do about it....   Read More

A French Saying

“Où le Dieu a vous semé, il faut savoir fleurir.” Wherever God has planted you, you must know how to flower. Some years ago while in France, I visited the town of Grasse and the Fragonard Musée du Parfum.  It was here that I first experienced the aroma of Lavender.  It did not occur to me at the time that there could be lavender farms back in the United States.... Read More

Benchmarks

What if you wanted to leave a message for the rest of the world to read. What would it be? Where would you leave it? Here's a little exercise in self-assessment to think about your current outlook and how you might create an imaginary message to inspire, motivate or encourage the rest of the world.... Read More

The Lowdown on Adrenal Fatigue

Adrenal fatigue is thought to be one of the (many) health issues that can be attributed to our high-stress lifestyles. Because there is no widely accepted definitive test for adrenal fatigue, it's still quite controversial. Fatigue, cravings, inability to sleep, and mood swings are real. And common. Let's dive into what we know about adrenal fatigue, and learn some ways to deal with it.... Read More

3 Tips to Avoid Overeating at Mealtime

We all do it. Sometimes the amazing aroma and delicious flavor gets the best of us. Especially if we're a bit on the hungry side. I'm talking about overeating at meals. This can have a big impact on our weight, energy levels, and overall health and well-being. Of course our body needs fuel, and so we feed ourselves with some amazing, healthy foods. But still, no matter how healthy the food, we may overeat. In this post, I'm going to give you three solid tips for preventing that from happening. Seriously! If you can make these three things a regular habit and part of your daily routine, you've got one up on the overeating cravings.... Read More

Sleeping Through The Night

Do you have trouble sleeping through the night?  Are you feeling exhausted or “running on stress hormones” all day? Oh, that elusive sleep.  That time to relax and regenerate.  To heal and repair.  Sleep isn't just important for your mind and body to have energy and be alert.  Lack of sleep can contribute to serious health issues which you don't want.... Read More