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16 Tips on How to Navigate Uncertainty

About 18 months ago, I had the privilege of spending five days and four nights at Canyon Ranch in Tucson, Arizona. I was able to bring my 23 year old daughter with me. Canyon Ranch is a wellness facility. The array of health and wellness options are vast. The food…

Do You Hold Your Children Back?

It’s interesting for me to think about this question. Over the last 27 years, I always thought of myself as a parent who did not hold my children back. When my son asked to go to sleep away camp at the age of 9, we found a camp that suited…

5 of My Favorite Tips for Preparing Your Child for College

I graduated from Riverwood High School in 1981. In September, our family drove, in my parent’s station wagon (wood paneling and all), from Atlanta, Georgia to College Park, Maryland. The car was packed with all the items that we felt were needed to start my first year in college. We…

My Week on NYC Metro

This past week I was in New York City. 6 million people are in the city each day. Taking public transportation is the cheapest, quickest and most efficient way to travel around. My unlimited Metro Card for the week was $32. Of course there is Uber, Lyft and Via as…

How Do You Inspire People Around You?

how do you inspire people around you?

Recently, I was having coffee with a friend. She said, you should write a blog about how your partners, family and friends help to motivate you. I asked her what that meant. She told me her husband was a yoga enthusiast and there was a time that he would bring…

8 Household Tips and Tricks to Save Time and Money (Includes Infographic)

Household chores and expenses aren’t a lot of fun. However, they add up to a lot of time and money over the years. With a little work, it’s possible to save a lot of time and money in your household. We never seem to have as much time and money…

8 Simple Foods That Help with Hydration (Includes Infographic)

Dehydration is a health risk, especially in the summer. You can avoid dehydration by ensuring that you’re getting enough liquids from your drinks and food. Here are 8 simple foods to help you with hydration:   Cucumber. This popular vegetable is about 96 percent water, and can help you stay…

6 Tips to Consider When Eating Fruits and Vegetables (Includes Infographic)

One of the first times I visited my in-laws in Florida, my father in law Moe was hunched over the sink washing vegetables with vinegar and water. Never had I seen of anyone soaking/cleaning vegetables. Moe was one of the first adopters of Prevention magazine’s recommendations for healthy living.  He…

Breaking Free from Emotional Eating (Includes Infographic)

Breaking Free from Emotional Eating   9 out of 10 of my clients self-confess that they are emotional eaters, usually attributing it to a stressful situation that has occurred in their life or a habit they have developed of overeating – possibly at night. If you’re an emotional eater, you’re…

Say Goodbye to Being “Hangry” (Includes Infographic)

When you were little, did your parents say “don’t snack because you will spoil your appetite?” When we had children, we discouraged snacking before meals, but I learned very quickly that my children needed to eat more frequently because being hangry is very real. I soon learned that we were…