Here is a recap of my most recent newsletter. I have a new client who told me she feels like she’s carrying the “weight of the world. “As I’ve gathered surveys for One Size Fits None, many other women have similar views of their weight and body image. That conversation, the women in my current […]
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Help, my pants are too tight! How stress affects your weight. In 2020, the world as we knew it came face-to-face with a worldwide shutdown. Stress levels were pushed to an all-time high creating a wave of mental health issues and increased drug and alcohol use. Many people also found a few extra pounds as […]
The holidays, a time of celebration and joy, are often filled with stress leading up to the actual holiday. The business of rushing around hunting for the perfect gift, attending yet another party, standing in long lines, kids overly tired, and parents running on fumes, all adding to the sugar highs and lows when indulging […]
In Margaret Mitchell’s book, Gone with the Wind, she writes, “Death, taxes, and childbirth! There’s never any convenient time for any of them. Benjamin Franklin was quoted to say, “In this world, nothing can be said to be certain except death and taxes. I want to add to that line of thinking about CHANGE. Although […]
Every time I start an Equine Gestalt Coaching session with my equine coaching partner, I feel a sense of curiosity bubble up within. Each client that we’ve met has a different story. The problems they face range from one client’s words, the most mundane, to traumatizing. Life coaching with a horse is amazingly satisfying. My […]
Are roadblocks stopping you from being successful? A couple of weeks ago, I sent you an email about the view in the mirror. Is your view in the mirror one of love or judgment? Here’s the post if you missed it. The important takeaway from the post is self-esteem and self-worth don’t flourish with criticism […]
Do you look at your body in the mirror with love or judgment? I was talking to a friend the other day, and she was telling me how much she dislikes looking at herself in the mirror. Like me, she’s getting older. She sees, what she calls, the flaws of aging. What I know, she’s […]
As many of you know, in late 2018, I sustained a knee injury that changed my life substantially. As a fitness professional and long-distance runner, it was a very emotional time for me. It took months to determine that the knee injury was cancer—the diagnosis; stage one, Non-Hodgkin’s Large Diffused B-Cell Lymphoma. After all the […]
Do you find yourself wanting to lose weight and struggling to do so? Do you feel sluggish throughout the day? Do you step on the scale and think OMG? You seriously aren’t alone. I’ve heard so many women say; I’m too fat. I hate how I feel. I want to lose weight. I’m tired of […]
Do you ever wonder why you think the things you think and say the things you say? I did and still do. As a teenager and as a young adult, I remember thinking and saying negative things to myself – something like I’m too fat? Why can’t I do anything right? You’re not good enough […]