Sunday Sermon: Hitting the Holiday Wall

Many years ago, my husband and I entered the Los Angeles Marathon together. We didn’t train for it. We just thought it would be fun to fly to sunny LA, stay on a friend’s boat in the Newport harbor, and run 26 miles with a number pinned to our chests. What can I say, we were young, naive, and in love.

Hit the Wall? Not Us!

I knew enough about running a marathon to know about this phenomenon called “hitting the wall.” At mile 20, even with proper training, your body will most likely run out of stored glycogen. Simply put, you run out of gas. The last 6 miles can be torture—-if you even make it to the finish line.

Just Say “No!” to Holiday Stress

Ready or not, here they come . . . the holidays! By the time you’re reading this, you’ll be drinking your favorite caffeinated beverage out of a red Starbucks cup, and feeling the nervous anticipation of the holidays…. Read More

Two Questions to Get You from Wallowing to Wellness

Choosing wellness over wallowing is not always easy. Especially when we look out our bedroom window in the morning, and it seems like overnight the backyard filled up with a deep, dark, slurry of all the challenging emotions… Read More

Lemons and Lemonade: A Summer Pep Talk and Three Stress Less Tips

Hi Wellness Peeps! I had my first ginger lemonade of the season recently, and it reminded me of a wellness post I wrote a few years ago after a visit from my adorable nephew from New Jersey. After… Read More