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: What to do (and not do) when you’re in pain

  Pain is a phenomena that can stop the hardiest of us in our tracks. It has a way of affecting everything. Sometimes it can feel impossible to focus on anything else in your life when significant pain has got your attention. And when you have pain that is affecting your life like that, it’s also very easy to stay stuck there, and even subconsciously exacerbate it. If you’ve ever had times in your life when pain has caught your breath and kept your attention like that, you know what […]

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WELLNESS TIP WEDNESDAY: Why you need to know your self care kryptonite

  Last week my video was about why you need to know your own #1 self care habit.  It is good to get clear on which self care habits make a difference for you — and to commit to staying consistent. But even with that commitment, you probably still notice that sometimes you have good days and sometimes you have bad days when it comes to your self care. What makes that happen? For many of us, it’s that one thing that can act like a trigger — causing your […]

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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: To Do List stressing you out? De-stress with the opposite

  Do you have an ever growing To Do list that stresses you out? Life is busy. But the key to managing the stress that comes with it is to build up your resiliency. And resiliency’s main ingredient is your sense of self efficacy – that sensation of believing in yourself and your capacity to accomplish what you set out to. So on this week’s Wellness Tip Wednesday I’m sharing an idea that offers a powerful way to build that self efficacy and resilience with a counterbalance to your never-ending […]

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WELLNESS TIP WEDNESDAY: Need to solve a problem? Why you should start with what IS working

  Have you ever noticed how we humans have a tendency to focus on what’s not going well? It’s said that as human animals, we’re wired to look for problems — that we evolved because we got good at recognizing dangers and threats. But as we’ve continued to evolve, it’s actually our ability to notice what IS working — our willingness to shift our focus onto how and why something is going well — that is empowering us to thrive. On this week’s Wellness Tip Wednesday I invite you to […]

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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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