Why You Can’t Give Up

I’m going to let you in on a little secret. There have been numerous times I have wanted to give up this whole fitness coaching and health promotion gig. Being an entrepreneur isn’t easy, it takes enthusiasm, courage, and persistence. But, what I’m realizing is that it’s not with just being an entrepreneur; that’s life.…

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Igniting the Fire Within Through Daily Practice

Do you ever find it tough to get out of bed when the alarm goes off? Do you find yourself wanting to exercise, but can’t seem to make time for it or stick with a program consistently? Have you started a diet, but fell off the wagon a few weeks or a few days in?…

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King (or Queen) of Dreams (Video for Personal Development)

There’s this family memory my Mom likes to remind me of on Martin Luther King day. I was in first grade and came home so excited shouting, “guess what, guess what today is!” “It’s King Rupert’s birthday!” I exclaimed. “Who is King Rupert?” My parents asked. “He’s the king of dreams!” I said with a huge…

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A Mental Fire Drill

Full moon energy= robust (sometimes crazy) inner fire The moon rules the tides of the ocean and since our bodies are mostly made of water our energy shifts with the phases of the moon. Around full moons I feel the inner fire blazing hot. It may be assumed that this is a good thing, but an…

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How to Build Your Self-Care Toolkit

One of the greatest feats as a human being is to know how to BE yourself and CARE for yourself. – Ummm…me. 🙂 This is why I encourage my clients to build a self-care toolkit. When you feel run down or less than optimal you can pull out your self-care toolkit and make the necessary…

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Eastern vs. Western Medicine Pros & Cons

The other day one of my awesome clients asked me if I believe everything I’m learning about Oriental Medicine in the introductory class I’ve been taking since early September. Without hesitation, I simply said, “No.” It really made me think, “why would I immerse myself in studying something if I don’t believe ALL of it?…

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Protein Rich Anti-Inflammatory Oatmeal

This is an excellent warming and hearty breakfast or post-workout meal for the Fall or Winter.  Save yourself time and clean-up in the morning by cooking 2 eggs or 1/4 cup of egg whites into the oatmeal. It may sound weird, but it makes the oatmeal thicker and creamier. The protein addition helps keeps you satiated all…

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How to Have a Spectacular Staycation in Body and Mind

I remember that one Spring not long ago when I  decided to sell all my belongs and travel weekly. (It’s a long story….) Well, it lasted about a month. The next month I spent recuperating on a sailboat where I pretty much just slept most of the time! That outer reality was a reflection of…

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Be Awesome- Be Neutral

ALWAYS ALWAYS ALWAYS Think Positive, But Remember to Be Aware and Realistic How many times have you heard, “Don’t do that, you’re going to hurt yourself!” or “That’s dangerous!”  Last month was the first time in a long time I heard those words. My father came to visit from Maryland and I decided I would share with…

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