WELLNESS TIP WEDNESDAY: How to keep your immune system strong during cold season

  These beginning of winter weeks are not just holiday time, they are also the start of cold and flu season. And that brings to my mind your immune system. How is yours? This time of year when we find ourselves indoors a lot, interacting with more people, juggling stressful schedules, navigating various food temptations… it’s no wonder we sometimes find ourselves struggling to fight off a cold or even the flu. In this week’s Wellness Tip Wednesday video I am sharing a reminder for you about four things that […]

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WELLNESS TIP WEDNESDAY: How to be more resilient

  What do you think of when I say the word resilient? Bouncing back? flexibility? recovering easily? Do you think some people are more resilient than others? How resilient would you say you are? Resilience isn’t something that we simply either have or don’t have. I think instead it’s a dynamic state of being that can be cultivated. And starting with a good foundation of wellbeing is the key. In this week’s Wellness Tip Wednesday video I’m sharing some thoughts about how you can build up this foundation and your […]

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WELLNESS TIP WEDNESDAY: Feeling tired lately? Try this experiment.

  Do you sometimes find yourself surprised at how tired and fatigued you feel? On this week’s Wellness Tip Wednesday video I have a thought about why that is. It’s something you might have forgotten to consider. And I invite you to try an experiment that can really replenish and shift everything for you. Leave a comment below — let me know if you do it and what you notice.   Want Wellness Tip Wednesday videos to conveniently come to your inbox every week? Sign up here.  

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WELLNESS TIP WEDNESDAY: Are you trying too hard to be a healthier eater?

  Gluten free? no sugar? cutting out dairy? less meat? more meat? Sometimes it can be overwhelming to keep up with all the ideas about how to be a healthier eater these days. If you are interested in being on a path of healthier eating but you are getting overwhelmed with all the ways you might do that, I think you’ll enjoy my Wellness tip Wednesday video this week. It is about simplifying — trying one idea at a time, and noticing how your body feels. And I invite you […]

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WELLNESS TIP WEDNESDAY: Why you need to know your #1 self care habit

  You know how you can have some days that get off on the right foot and flow well. And others – not so much? …I suggest it’s our attention to our self care habits that makes the difference. The thing, of course, is that we’re busy. There’s certainly a lot of things we could be doing for our self care. And sometimes it’s not easy to keep up with all of them. But identifying what your #1 self care habit is – that thing that has the biggest effect […]

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WELLNESS TIP WEDNESDAY: How to Stop a Bad Habit – Don’t Deprive, Replace

  Ever try to ‘willpower’ yourself into NOT doing something? You know, like stopping a not-so-healthy habit? How has that worked for you? It’s a nice intention, for example, to decide you’re going to stop getting that candy bar at the vending machine during an afternoon slump at work or stop staying up late bing-watching Netflix on a weeknight. But having an intention not to do something is rarely an empowering enough strategy to make a sustainable change. In fact, if the thing you’re trying to change has it’s own momentum, […]

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Snow day comfort soup

  I’m feeling under the weather. And it’s a snow day (here in Boston). Time for soup. Not just eating soup. Making it. That’s what actually adds to the comfort part for me. One of my favorite soups to make on a day like this is roasted potato and kale soup. I get to put the oven on and fill the house with the aroma of hearty potatoes browning (and sometimes mushrooms if I have them!) Now I know, you may not think of kale as comfort food. But I […]

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