My Healthy Journey

How I’m staying on track this holiday season

  Over the years of failed attempts at various things, I’ve realized I need external accountability to reach my goals. Whether it’s with my own personal health and wellness or with my business. I’m just not that good and keeping my promises to myself. Or holding myself accountable. My self-efficacy is pretty low. I’m great…

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How I found gratitude this season

I’ve been known to be a bit of a grinch around the holidays. I’m just not into the commercialism, expectations, pressures, the drinking, partying and overindulging. I don’t have kids so the childlike excitement and wonder isn’t a big part of my life. When the carols kick in, the red and green decor explodes and…

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How I got out of my exercise rut

Over the years I’ve enjoyed a variety of physical activities that have kept me in fairly good shape. As a kid, I was active in figure skating and gymnastics. In my 30’s I got into running and completed a marathon and eight half marathons. Yoga has been a weekly part of my life for at…

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Life lessons from my day on a farm

I’m just back from a week in New Hampshire and Maine. We went down for an Osteopathic conference my husband was presenting in the White Mountains. We also did a little shopping and I got to spend time with a few close friends I have in the area. On our way back we stopped and…

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A day in my eating life

A guide to cleaner eating One of the most common questions I get from clients, detox and workshop participants is “What do you eat?” If I had to categorize my eating and put a label on it, I would say I follow a low-carb approach. In the past I’ve been vegetarian, vegan, and then paleo.…

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Shop the farmer’s market like a pro

I too was once overwhelmed by the farmer’s market. So many vendors, so many shoppers, so many choices. I couldn’t get my act together. Fumbling with my bags and money. People pushing and shoving. Trying to decipher what was organic, what wasn’t? No order to the line-ups or payment process. It all seemed like too…

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