Tag: self-care


While you’re on lockdown during COVID-19, the temptation is to go into “comfort” mode. But your job right now is to keep your immune system in tip-top shape. Here are a few tips that your body will thank you for.
25 Mar 2020

6 Lifestyle Practices to Boost Your Immune System

COVID-19 is busy making the rounds in the world. While the news is scary, the fact is that most people recover. While you’re on lockdown, the temptation is to go into “comfort” mode. Think couch, blanket, cookies, and adult beverages to take the edge off. I get this 1000%. But here’s the thing… your job right now is to keep your immune system in tip-top...

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What You Need Most for a Successful 2020
01 Jan 2020

What You Need Most for a Successful 2020

Choosing a word. Making resolutions. Creating new habits. All are ways to mark the beginning of a new year. But truthfully, none of these things will set you up for success in the new year unless your SELF-CARE is spot on. Women tend to put themselves last on their to-do lists (if at all). This kind of negligence is a recipe for burnout and a...

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Be Your Own Valentine (BYOV): 5 Reasons to Write a Love Letter to Yourself
13 Feb 2019

Be Your Own Valentine (BYOV): 5 Reasons to Write a Love Letter to Yourself

Cupid’s back again. The cynics are bitching about the price of a dozen roses. The newly-in-love are going all out with cards and teddy bears and expensive dinners. And if you’re not in a love relationship, well, it’s hard to give Valentine’s Day anything more than an eye-roll. But what if you looked at it differently this year? Today is a great day to take...

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Why Women Won’t Invest in Themselves (and Why It Matters)
03 Mar 2016

Why Women Won’t Invest in Themselves (and Why It Matters)

I recently had a phone call with a potential client, Joanne. Joanne’s really struggling with insomnia, weight gain and just generally feeling like she’s stuck. She’s done a lot of research on perimenopause but has yet to find any real help. We talked through her symptoms, goals and ways I could help her. At the end of our conversation she said, “This sounds like just...

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The Number One Way to Put Yourself on Your To-Do List
24 Sep 2015

The Number One Way to Put Yourself on Your To-Do List

OK ladies, pull out your to-do list for the coming week. Take a quick look. Are YOU on it?  And if time for you IS on the list, where is it? Top? Bottom? If you found yourself at the bottom (or in the “not-at-all” category), read on. If you’re at the top of your list…good for you. Stop back by another day. So, what IS...

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How to Manage Anxiety in Perimenopause without Medication
28 Jul 2015

How to Manage Anxiety in Perimenopause without Medication

If you put a group of 40+ year-old women in a room, you might expect the conversation to turn to weight gain and hot flashes. These are two very common symptoms of menopause that drive women crazy. But what about anxiety? You might be surprised at the number of women who mention anxiety as their most challenging symptom. And interestingly, this is completely new for...

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21 Jul 2014

6 Healthy Reasons to Pull the Plug on Your iStuff

Has your cell phone become an appendage? iPad your new bedmate? Is Facebook your new best friend? If you answered yes to any of these, it may be time to ditch the Droid for a long weekend (or more). Taking some time to enjoy life unattached to a gizmo could be more important to your overall health than you realize. Here’s why. Overusing technology is...

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20 Feb 2014

Wake Up! Your Body’s Talking…

Sometimes, it starts as a whisper. “Psst…psst…ya know, with your family history, you’re gonna need to pay attention to the choices you make.” Or, it could be a not-so-gentle tap on your shoulder….”Mrs. Jones, you have diabetes.” Or, your wakeup call may be the 2 x 4 that smacks you squarely on the head (from the back of an ambulance) as you find yourself on...

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09 Jan 2014

The #1 Thing You can do to Make 2014 the Best Year Ever

I was talking to a prospective client a couple of weeks ago and she made a comment that’s really stuck with me. I asked her what was motivating her to start taking good care of herself. She replied, “What better gift could I give my family?” And that is so true. When we give ourselves the gift of health (mental and physical), we offer our...

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12 Dec 2013

Do You Suck at Receiving?? 6 Simple Practices to Jumpstart the Flow of Mojo

I have to admit; at one point in my life receiving anything was tough. I routinely brushed off compliments and was generally uncomfortable when someone did something for me. I always felt obligated to repay whatever the “gift” was. An experience I had in a meeting of my Mastermind group a few years ago really changed my thoughts about the importance of receiving well. One...

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