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13 Tips for a Healthy You
   #13 of my 13 tips for a healthy you As you move along your healthy living journey, one condition is essential—to maintain balance. There will always be times when you swing too low or too high on that see saw of life, but you can always find a way to strike equilibrium again. You...
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#3 of my 13 tips for a healthy you. Today’s culture is entrenched on our (many!) weaknesses and how we might go about improving them. I’m not convinced this serves a meaningful purpose. Why not, instead, focus on our gifts and how to better build upon them to fulfill our aspirations? Why not concentrate on...
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#12 of my 13 tips for a healthy you As you make progress along your journey to healthier living, pat yourself on the back. After all, you deserve kudos for your time, effort and commitment. You may have more than one healthy living goal, some with and without designated end points. Don’t wait until you...
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#11 of my 13  tips for a healthy you It’s easy to walk through the monotony of life without mixing things up. You eat the same piece of toast for breakfast each morning. Drive the same way to work. Jog three miles at a nine minute pace during lunch. Drink that same pint of beer...
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Today is #9 of my 13 tips for a healthy you Like any major highway, there will always be twists, turns, splits and even a few dead ends on your journey to living healthier. Everyone goofs up, so don’t expect perfection. Instead, welcome the missteps and cut yourself a break. There will be days when...
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#2 of my 13 tips for a healthy you Just as very few of us will ever win a lottery, it may not be possible to have Jennifer Aniston’s hair, Bradley Cooper’s eyes or Charlize Theron’s legs. We may not be able to swim as fast as Michael Phelps or dunk a basketball like Lebron...
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#5 of my 13 tips for a healthy you If you don’t believe, deep down inside, that you can accomplish your healthy living goals, then you won’t. Have faith in yourself. Know what you want to accomplish, then tell yourself it will happen. An affirmation is the assertion that something exists or is true. It...
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After gaining my Freshman 25 in college (captured in photo above with friend Leigh), I refused to work out at my free-of-charge and convenient college gym. I was too embarrassed to wear shorts or tights in front of my fellow colleagues. The solution was a trek out to the all-women’s gym, usually followed by a...
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#8 of my 13 tips of a healthy you What motivates you to take care of yourself, believe in yourself and just be? Is it an inspirational book? The influence of a good friend? Encouragement from your kids? A trainer or coach? Or maybe all you need is uplifting music? Some of these sources of inspiration...
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#10 of my 13 tips for a healthy you Sleep is one of the foundations of good health, yet is so often denied. In fact, according to the CDC, 41 million working Americans are not getting the recommended amount of sleep. The number one cause of sleeplessness is stress. The many benefits of sleep include...
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