Archive for December, 2009

Making my list and checking it twice…

Dec. 23rd 2009

There is a lot to do.  Presents to wrap.  Work to finish.  Hosting two parties within three days.  Crowded lines everywhere.  Oh yes, the final madness of the holiday season.

I’m making a lot of lists these days: to-do lists for work, gift lists, grocery lists, cooking lists and cleaning lists, just to name a few.  As we enter the final stretch of the holiday season, it is easy to get caught up in the frenzy of doing. Early mornings and late nights lead to little sleep, irritability and even anxiety.

Winter is the time for introspection, quiet and rest, so this crazy season is totally opposite of what our bodies naturally need and desire.  Instead of going to bed early, we stay up late at parties.  Instead of slowing down, we attempt to cram more into shortened days.  Instead of nurturing ourselves, we focus on all that we “should” do.

I’m not going to ask you to cancel all of your holiday celebrations, bag the shopping trips or only eat super healthy food.  My healthy holiday tip for you is to remember to put yourself on the list.  Go for a walk in the brisk air and bright sunshine.  Meditate.  Listen to music that speaks to your soul.  Enjoy a candlelit bath.  Drink water. Curl up with a good book in front of the fire.  Journal.  Watch a movie.  Take the scenic route.  Put yourself on the top of the list.


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Wishing you the happiest of holidays!

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Indulge – it’s okay!

Dec. 15th 2009

At the grocery store I found myself putting a couple of Amy’s brand frozen pizzas into the cart.   Gasp!  And I call myself a health counselor!  In this season of evening trips to the mall, drinks after work with colleagues, parties, parties and more parties, I’m giving myself permission to not strive for perfection.  As you roll through the holiday madness, give yourself a break.  Indulge in a cookie or two – just not the entire platter.  Focus on what is truly important – time spent with people you love.  And know that when January 1st rolls around, you’ll be ready to take your health to the next level with my individualized program Claim Your Future, Claim Wellness.  I’m so excited about the response I’ve had in the past week since announcing it.  Imagine, sailing confidently through the holidays knowing you have a plan and a support system already in place.  Are you in?

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Claim Your Future, Claim Wellness

Dec. 7th 2009

No doubt you are familiar with the classic holiday story – A Christmas Carol.  Imagine being visited by three ghosts.

The Ghost of Wellness Past helps you remember the delight you experienced as a child while eating a perfectly ripe juicy peach; the comfort found in Mom’s cooking and the greasy burger and soda that followed those crazy nights in your twenties.

The Ghost of Wellness Present reminds you of where you are today.

What will the Ghost of Wellness Future show you?  Is it a future filled with prescription medications, doctor visits, feeling winded when climbing a flight of stairs, dismay when you catch your reflection in a mirror?  Or is it a future filled with the confidence that comes from knowing you can be, do and achieve all that you desire?

Honestly, as I peeked into my future, I had to admit that I’m not where I’d like to be.  Seems I’ve a taken a bit of a detour.  After giving myself a quick kick in the “you know what”, I fully embraced up-leveling my daily wellness practices.

If your glimpse into the future isn’t exactly what you’d like to see, don’t despair.  I’ve created my Claim Your Future, Claim Wellness program to provide you with the knowledge, tools and support you’ll need to make the future of your dreams a reality.

Whether you are ready for a major lifestyle overhaul or you just want to lose a few pounds, this program is right for you.  I’ll meet you wherever you are on the spectrum.  It’s all about taking things to the next level.

Food matters.  Our food choices have huge impact on our health.  Continue to eat the Standard American Diet (SAD) and you’ll continue to get what you’ve always had!  In my highly focused program, you’ll discover healthy, wholesome, easy to prepare food that are delicious too.

You gotta move it baby!  That beautiful creation that is your body was designed to run, jump, stretch, dance and leap!  I’ll help you find movement that inspires you and I’ll hold you accountable for doing it.

Together, we’ll explore the patterns that typically derail your efforts, what lies beneath them and how to breakthrough the cycle of sabotage.

Inspiration, motivation and breakthroughs that will lead to a strong body, strong mind.

Are you in?

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