Well-spirations

Monday Minute: Your Wellness Journey Will Fail Without This

It’s Monday, (okay, so it’s Wednesday) and I know you’re busy. This feel-good wellness tip will only take a minute 🙂

Deja Vu All Over Again

ME not getting my Monday Minute to YOU on Monday is the perfect opportunity to discuss what happens when we fall short of our best intentions.

How do we handle the late assignment, going off our “diet,” missing a week at the gym, or just general back-sliding into our old sloppy habits now that the confetti from New Year’s is all cleaned up?

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Monday Minute: 3 Convincing Reasons to Join the Breakfast Club

It’s Monday, and I know you’re busy. This feel-good wellness tip will only take a minute 🙂

Simple is Not Always Easy

Recently, a woman raised her hand in my workshop and declared with great enthusiasm:

When I eat a healthy breakfast in the morning, it changes the whole tenor of my day!

Heads began to nod. Knowing smiles appeared on faces. Chatter was heard going back and forth in agreement.

Then she continued with the dreaded, BUT . . . (I really hate that word.)

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Monday Minute: Inside Out Motivation

It’s Monday and I know you’re busy. This feel-good wellness tip will only take a minute 🙂

If you launched a personal wellness initiative (my new feel-good term for the dreaded New Year’s Resolution) on January 1st, you are now on Day 18 of your journey.

Congrats! (Pat on the back here . . . I’ll wait.)

That being said, a bit of checking-in may be in order—–especially if your inner voice is chirping comments like:

Is it really worth it?
Will the scale EVER budge?
Kettlebells . . . say what?

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3 Wellness Trends I’m Loving for 2016

Oh, how I wish I inherited the trendy gene in my family.

I’d fill my Instagram feed with images of Dr. Oz worthy products and probably have a lot more than 141 followers. (Anyone want to head over there and help me raise my numbers?😉

Convince Me

Sadly, I’m a skeptic at heart, especially when it comes to health and wellness.

I enjoy keeping up with what’s new and super cool. But getting behind the next big idea, or recommending it to my students is another story. I need to see the science before I’m in.

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Dragging heavy objects . . . the jury’s still out for me.

I get the appeal of trends. They’re fresh! New! EXCITING! A risky shot in the dark to hit it big. And when it comes to wellness, “trendy wellness,” instead of “same ‘ole same ‘ole wellness,” gives us that feel-good sense of hope that THIS (whatever the flavor of the day is) could be the answer.

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Monday Minute: Move More, Do More!

It’s Monday and I know you’re busy. This feel-good wellness tip will only take a minute 🙂

Last week we focused on how a simple, 10-minute walk could jumpstart your exercise program. (If you’re a new Monday Minute follower, click here to get up to speed.)

It’s Time to Get Off Your . . . 

This week, we need to tackle the fact that we often spend the rest of the day sitting on our butts—-AND IT’S KILLING US!

But what if there was an easy, fun, and effective way to MOVE MORE, and DO MORE during your day?

A healthy, productive day sounds like wellness heaven, right?

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