Category: Work

4 Reasons to Double Down on Your Self-Care

We all experience times in life when things get busier than usual. Some examples include: Buying or selling a house, moving Having a baby (or babies, as in the case of my friends!) A new job, change in an existing job, quarter or year-end, etc. A change in a family member’s health that requires special…
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4 Ways to Not Lose Your S**t While Driving in Traffic

I originally wrote this post in May 2014, when I was still newly driving in a new “driving culture”, and in a city with extremely limited public transportation. While I’m comfortably back in the driving scene of the Boston area (which has a terrible reputation but I fit right in), I feel this is a…
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Even Wellness Professionals Need Help with Health (and that’s OK)

Are you a successful wellness coach, nurse, therapist, healer, yoga teacher / therapist, doctor, or other health mentor who’s struggling to meet your own wellness goals? Are you so busy taking care of others that you can’t seem to find time for your own self-care? The highest professionals in their area of expertise know they need a different perspective and take advantage of the power of a mentor.

5 Ways to Alleviate Schedule Congestion

One of the common themes I see in working with clients as a mind-body wellness coach–particularly clients who are trying to become more stress resilient–is that they suffer from something I’ll call “schedule congestion.” Do you suffer from schedule congestion? Besides feeling generally stressed or overwhelmed, here are 5 ways to know: You move from…
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Living in fear, and what Faith has to do with it

It has become more apparent to me lately how much we all live in fear. Do you? I don’t just mean of the “big” things, like the fear my friends in the Austin area were dealing with RE the package bomber a short time ago, or even climate change or the political climate. I mean…
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A Different Kind of Motivation: Not Giving a F*ck

The other day one of my clients was feeling frustrated–I have seen this before, of course. There is always a point in the coaching process where one backslides a bit, where one gets frustrated that changes aren’t happening fast enough. It’s hard to see all the small wins when we have expectations, we’re impatient, and/or…
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Are You Having Trouble Losing Weight?

This is the last of a 7-part series in why you might consider doing a Technology Detox (a “Techtox”). I hope it gets you thinking about your use of technology and how it may be impacting your health and well-being. Are You Having Trouble Losing Weight? In addition to the obvious conclusion that sitting for…
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That ouchy, achy, uncooperative body!

This is the sixth in a 7-part series in why you might consider doing a Technology Detox (a “Techtox”). I hope it gets you thinking about your use of technology and how it may be impacting your health and well-being. Do You Experience Frequent Aches & Pains? If you frequently experience aches and pains around…
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Anxious and/or Depressed? Help Yourself Now.

This is the fifth in a 7-part series in why you might consider doing a Technology Detox (a “Techtox”). I hope it gets you thinking about your use of technology and how it may be impacting your health and well-being. Do You Struggle with Anxiety or Depression? While there is still not enough information about…
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Who Isn’t Overwhelmed or Stressed Out?

This is the fourth in a 7-part series in why you might consider doing a Technology Detox (a “Techtox”). I hope it gets you thinking about your use of technology and how it may be impacting your health and well-being. Do You Often Feel Overwhelmed or Stressed Out? Our days and nights, our work, home,…
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