Good time management is good stress management

“Time. time. TIME!”  This was the resounding refrain in the participant chat in today’s wellness session for a client. It came during the section where we covered how to take stress management STRATEGIES and build them into SKILLS. For most of us, we didn’t learn how to do this in any formal class or courseContinue reading “Good time management is good stress management”

What Does a Health Coach Do?

Wellness coaching now ranks Number 5 on an annual employer wellness trend survey, taking its biggest jump to date. What do they do, exactly? Let’s break it down. I am a wellness coach and health educator. I help employees improve their health in areas like emotional health, stress management, nutrition and physical activity. I likeContinue reading “What Does a Health Coach Do?”

Do This For Your Body and Brain

You have a surprising amount of control in preventing and managing chronic disease. Chronic disease is defined as a health condition lasting a year or longer, requires ongoing medical attention and limits the activities of your daily life. In other words, no fun. Be fueled by this one statistic: 80 percent of adults have atContinue reading “Do This For Your Body and Brain”

Looking To Boost Your Health After 50?

Some say some the best time of your life is once you’re over the age of 50. As we’ve gotten better at aging, we’re healthier and therefore living longer, and our expectations and mindsets for the expression ‘over the hill’ no longer applies.  Many are embracing career pivots or happily working longer, creating time forContinue reading “Looking To Boost Your Health After 50?”

How to Party Safe in 2020

We’re all feeling ‘Pandemic Fatigue’ – we’re tired of hearing and thinking about the dangers of COVID-19 and all the related changes this virus has forced on us, affecting our everyday lives, work and activities. You may even feel resentment about some new restrictions after all these months when you followed the guidelines (wore aContinue reading “How to Party Safe in 2020”

How to Protect Your Skin in Three Easy Steps

Summertime and all the time is the right time for skin care! Photo by Ethan Robertson on Unsplash Did you know your skin covers 21 square feet (roughly a kitchen table), weighs 9 pounds (think bowling ball) and is 15 percent of your body weight? And it renews every 28 days! Our skin may be the most overlookedContinue reading “How to Protect Your Skin in Three Easy Steps”

How to Make Food, Fitness and Feelings Your Go-To Prescription

Men’s emotions have cracked wide open and the sweetener points to better health Photo by LOGAN WEAVER on Unsplash A shred of positivity to already emerge from the COVID-19 global pandemic and the amplification of racial justice is a breakdown of stigma regarding our emotional well-being – and that’s particularly good news for men and their overall health.Continue reading “How to Make Food, Fitness and Feelings Your Go-To Prescription”

You’re doing SO much less now compared to being out in the world…or are you?

I’m in quarantine – why am I so tired? Photo by Mel Elías on Unsplash This quarantine. You have all the ‘physical comforts” of home. You work from home. You dine from home (endlessly). You socialize from home. You work out (or not) from home. You are entertained from home (so many options!). You occasionally leave to getContinue reading “You’re doing SO much less now compared to being out in the world…or are you?”

Tackling health habits during tough times

Photo by Mariana Medvedeva on Unsplash Habits –whether healthy or unhealthy –are made the same way: by repeating an action until it becomes become a pattern. And in order to take on a healthy habit, we need a reward for that behavior to keep us motivated, to make it easier to stick to, until that new habit tooContinue reading “Tackling health habits during tough times”