“I Weigh…”

i weigh… how would you fill in the blank? I heard about this “I Weigh” idea on a podcast I listened to yesterday morning. It was specifically speaking about your body weight (eating disorders / disordered eating). As a woman especially (in my *cough* mid-40s) all of these things really surface… weight, wrinkles, you nameContinue reading ““I Weigh…””

Garbage Time.

“Garbage time is the best time. It isn’t weighted by the expectation that a moment will be special and memorable and perfect.

Garbage time just is. When relationships are not forced, but naturally formed.” – Jeff Haden 

Sometimes, all you can do is pray & hold space…

“Sometimes all you can do is pray & hold space…”  was what the still small voice in the back of my mind said as I sat alone in my living room last night, tears running down my cheeks, my stomach in knots, just crying out to God and wondering, what in the world can I, littleContinue reading “Sometimes, all you can do is pray & hold space…”

my Not-To-Do-List

Every Sunday I find time to get myself ready for the week ahead… I get my desk perfectly organized for Monday morning & my “To Do List” filled out for the week. An in general list, then whittled down for each day.  My workouts, work, kids, life, goals, etc. etc.  But last night around 4am, IContinue reading “my Not-To-Do-List”

The Power of Speaking Up

There is POWER in SPEAKING UP. Last week, my youngest daughter & I, unfortunately, were witness to a terrible situation between a family just a few feet away from us… as the fight became more volatile, physical and was escalating, my gut and former experience told me what I needed to do. I got upContinue reading “The Power of Speaking Up”

why health & wellness or life coaching?

“A coach looks at your present to help you create the future you desire, while a therapist looks at your past to help you manage your present, coaching is action-oriented, therapy is insight-oriented.” – Tess Brigham Oprah Daily Here’s what Harvard has to say… right here And Oprah? Well, everyone know’s that Oprah has our best interestContinue reading “why health & wellness or life coaching?”

she wrote poetry on his scars…

When my son was only 18 months old, he fell and cut a huge gash into his tiny shin. I will never forget that day, carrying him down our steep driveway, putting him into our Explorer and rushing him to the ER. My sweet neighbor had seen me and, unknowingly to me, followed along toContinue reading “she wrote poetry on his scars…”

How to Increase Vitamin D Levels in Your Body

by: Julie Stewart (SELF magazine) Whether you want to strengthen your bones or bolster your immune system, you might be wondering how to increase vitamin D in your body. And there’s a decent chance you may need to. Estimates of how many people have low vitamin D levels vary, but data from the 2011 toContinue reading “How to Increase Vitamin D Levels in Your Body”