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Work and Home – 3 Tips to Make it Easier

I was at a networking event last week and had the amazing pleasure of hearing Tina Overbury speak. She was part of a panel of successful women entrepreneurs who were sharing their wisdom with the audience. One of the questions that she was asked was how she balances her time between work and her family Read more about Work and Home – 3 Tips to Make it Easier[…]

YOU Are a Walking Experiment

The health/fitness/wellness industry is plagued with programs, powders and pills that promise you amazing results. This industry might as well have a license to print money. People are so desperate for the “thing” that will take away their problem, that will give them the physical body they want, that they will try almost anything and Read more about YOU Are a Walking Experiment[…]

3 Reasons Why We Eat

I’ve been reading the book “Eating Behaviours and Obesity” by Dr. Shahram Heshmat over the past few weeks and I have to say, he has a great way of putting complex information into an easy to understand format. One of the things that he writes about are the 2 reasons why we eat. While these weren’t Read more about 3 Reasons Why We Eat[…]

I Want to Look Better Naked

If this is what is important to you, own it. Don’t beat yourself up for being vain or selfish. There is nothing wrong with taking pride in your physical appearance. The one caution I will give you though is to make sure that the reason why you want to look better is because you actually Read more about I Want to Look Better Naked[…]

Do You Want to be Healthier, or Just Look Better Naked?

Let’s be honest, what are you more concerned with, your health, or your physical appearance? No judgement, just a simple question that is absolutely essential to knowing the answer to before you start a physical activity program. Here’s the deal, what we do to improve our health is a WHOLE lot different than what we Read more about Do You Want to be Healthier, or Just Look Better Naked?[…]

Is the Fitness Industry Part of the Obesity Problem?

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the reasons why it’s so difficult for so many people to make the changes they need to in order to get in better shape. In the fitness courses that I teach I ask my students to list marketing messages that the general public is exposed to from the Read more about Is the Fitness Industry Part of the Obesity Problem?[…]

Get Your Shit Together Or Get Out Of My Industry

I love to teach people. I am a born teacher. And in any course that a person takes with me, they will be guaranteed to experience at least two or three “soap box” moments. You see, there are certain topics that I get really passionate about, really heated about. So you will notice that this Read more about Get Your Shit Together Or Get Out Of My Industry[…]

You Can’t Course Correct If You’re Standing Still

This is a quote that I have heard some version of a few times in the past 6 months and it has really stuck with me. Let’s think about it in more concrete way…If you park your car and turn off the engine, and then turn the steering wheel, what happens? Nothing. Now if you Read more about You Can’t Course Correct If You’re Standing Still[…]

1 Step to a Happier Life

My last post was about losing 30 pounds by clearing up the clutter. Of course I was referring to mental/emotional pounds. So many of us struggle, struggle all the time with everything it seems. We struggle with eating healthy, we struggle with being active, we struggle with being a stressed out, frustrated, overall unhappy person. Read more about 1 Step to a Happier Life[…]

Lose 30lbs – PURGE

I recently came across a quote about letting go: “By letting go, you will empower yourself. You are letting go of the weights that are pulling you down from seeing new possibilities.” – Vanessa Vandy And at the time the quote caught my attention, I found it interesting and then I moved on to something else Read more about Lose 30lbs – PURGE[…]