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4 Tips to Spring Clean Your Thoughts (Infographic Included)

“Happiness is when what you think, what you say and what you do are in harmony.” – Mahatma Ghandi The power of positive thinking is talked about by many. Have you ever made a conscious effort to implement a process by which you change your thoughts each day? Recently, I…

Menopause vs “Man”opause (Includes Infographic)

Let’s talk about a topic that’s NEVER really exciting to bring up…menopause! In August of 2009, I had a complete hysterectomy. While the doctors told me, the procedure would “nose dive” me into menopause, I had really no idea what that meant. This translated into hot flashes, night sweats, side…

What’s the deal with vaping? (Includes Infographic)

I feel like vaping is such a hot– and somewhat controversial – topic nowadays, especially if you or your family and friends are trying to use e-cigarettes to wean off traditional smoking. Thanks to e-cig marketing campaigns, the majority of the people I talk to seem to believe that vaping…

“Does Tequila Make Your Clothes Fall Off?”

Now that I have your attention…One of the most common questions I get asked from my clients is: “Can I drink? Is wine OK? Or, what about cocktails or mixed drinks?” As a Health and Wellness Speaker and Coach, education and knowledge is where I like to focus my attention….

Seven Signs of Heart Attack in Women

We’ve all seen it before in the movies: a man gasps, clutches his chest and falls to the ground. They call 911 and then it’s revealed that he had a heart attack. In real life though, it’s typically not that simple or dramatic, especially if the heart attack victim is…

5 Tips on Caring for Your Elderly Parents

The older we get, our parents do as well. For many of us, it becomes our responsibility to take care of Mom and Dad as they get on with age, and I know most families face difficult questions about how to handle and navigate elderly care. Equally important is open…

Letting Go of the Scale

Have you ever felt controlled by what the scale is telling you? Maybe you’ve got that “magic” number in your head: “All I need is to reach X pounds…” “Just X more pounds to go and I’ll be happy!” And, when you do step on the scale, you’re holding your…

Can you forgive yourself as you would forgive others?

“Commitment is a considered response rather than an immediate reaction and requires our continued vigilance and energy. A decision takes place in a moment in time while a commitment consists of many consistent decisions over time.” – Caruso Leadership In this blog, I want to encourage each of you to…

Did you slow dance to “Stairway to Heaven?”

The other night at dinner we started to talk about music and how it brings back memories. I must admit that I was very slow to join the music scene as a teenager and probably the biggest nerd in my high school class of 1981. My choice of music consisted…

Is Memory Loss A Part of Normal Aging?

The simple answer is YES. Do you feel at times you are “losing it”? Maybe you walk into a room and can’t remember why? Ever misplaced your keys/reading glasses? Gotten in your car and needed to go back into the house because you forgot something – ever done that twice…