Looking to lose weight? Then eat this!

By | July 31st, 2012|Categories: Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Uncategorized|Tags: |

Often when we’re in stressful situations, we eat terribly. This can lead to weight gain. I regularly coach people to add avocados to their diets because they are satiating. As a result, you feel full so that you don’t have the temptation to binge, which means that you can actually lose weight by eating them. When [...]

Calm and Energize yourself naturally in 10 minutes – It works!

By | July 31st, 2012|Categories: Exercise, Health, Life, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Spiritual, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

Practicing regular, mindful breathing can be calming and energizing and can even help with stress-related health problems ranging from panic attacks to digestive disorders. Andrew Weil, M.D. I can not emphasize enough to everyone, including victims, the importance of breathing. As per the renown holistic doctor, Dr. Andrew Weil, MD, breathing is something we can control [...]

Did you grow up with a ‘labeler’ and why could this make you a target for an abuser?

By | July 31st, 2012|Categories: DomesticAbuse, Family, Life, Lifestyle, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Paula (name changed) was a quiet, uptight mother of 3 children. She came to me for health coaching to lose 20lbs, but it turned out she had something else to shed before she would be able to lose this weight successfully. Paula's mother was well-intentioned, truly a lovely person, but she was a labeler. What's a [...]

Why do I need to take responsibility when it’s not my fault?

By | July 31st, 2012|Categories: Family, Life, Lifestyle, Spiritual, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

A woman just learned she has cancer Her doctor asks her, “do you take responsibility?” She replies, “What do you mean, the cancer is not my fault? The doctor answers, “I didn’t say the cancer is your fault. I asked if you take responsibility.” So why did I give an example about cancer when my this [...]

What is a fixed mindset and why may a fixed mindset make you prey for an abuser?

By | July 31st, 2012|Categories: Family, Health, Life, Lifestyle, Spiritual, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Kiara was a naturally gifted athlete. Everything came easily to her, but when she reached high school, she experienced a rude awakening. When she tried out for the soccer team, she only made the Freshman team. Devastated, she gave up. Kara classically has what Carol Dweck, author of the must read Mindset, calls a fixed Mindset. Our mindset creates [...]

“I believed I could love the abuse out of him.” – Survivor Melissa Jeltson

By | July 31st, 2012|Categories: Family, Life, Lifestyle, Spiritual, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

‘Why didn’t you just leave?’ That is the question that everyone asks. I don’t think you can really know until you are in that person’s shoes. For me, I was in love. If I needed to suffer to be with my soul mate, so be it. Love is meant to hurt, right? I was divorced and [...]