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Lately, I’ve had many conversations with people regarding feeling victimized by their own emotions. Placing blame on everyone and anything but themselves for how their life is turning out. How they feel about their job, family, and friends seems to cause them much stress.

Each of our emotions, including stress, are controlled by the thoughts we allow to flow through our minds. By the actions, we chose to take based on the views we have created. Read more…

I would not have gotten through my family’s Thanksgiving party successfully this year if it weren’t for all the pre-planning I did. At our last workshop “Surviving the Holidays” we had everyone fill out a few worksheets clearly stating their goals, what foods they want to stay away from, what they’re giving themselves permission to have, and how they are going to achieve this. I am so thankful I filled one out because it helped me visualize all the things I wanted to avoid (rice, Read more…

With the holidays just around the corner, now is the time to plan. Don’t you want to be the person who brings a new healthy dish to pass that everyone is talking about? All it takes is a little searching and experimenting.  Be sure to give yourself enough time to plan out your holiday cooking in the first couple of weeks of December, before things get too busy. This way, if you make something you’re not in love with, Read more…

We all know what’s coming up this week, Halloween! Are you ready? It’s a fun time of year to dress up, carve pumpkins, and spend time with friends and family. Unfortunately, candy is bound to be everywhere you look (in stores, at home, and at work.) Over the years, we’ve helped our clients stick to a strategic plan that not only helps you survive Halloween, but it also helps you feel ALIVE on Halloween. We all know what a sugar crash feels like, Read more…

One of the best things I ever did for myself was developing a love of listening to books.  I can listen on a plane, in my car, while doing laundry, waiting for appointments – anywhere, anytime. Not having any preconceived ideas on how fast or how long I need to read for allows me to slip it in more often.
As I strive towards keeping my mind, body & spirit healthy, learning has been vital.  It seems the more I know about the effects of food, Read more…

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