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Yes You Can Feel Fabulous Right at this Moment

By | December 11th, 2017|Categories: Life, Lifestyle, Mindfulness, Spiritual, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

So easy to feel absolutely fabulous right at this particular moment.  It's a bright sunny day. I am sitting in a uncluttered, exquisitely decorated apartment with ocean views. The ocean is calm and the air is fresh. How do I capture this moment in the chaos of every day life?   It's not easy when there are [...]

Our Biggest Enemy is Ourselves

By | December 4th, 2017|Categories: Life, Lifestyle, Mindfulness, Relationships, Spiritual, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Sarah became increasingly disenchanted with her nutrition practice. She found that she didn't have a big impact counseling one person at a time and it also bored her. She decided to pursue other paths where she thought she'd have a greater impact. She became a certified yoga instructor, but after teaching a class, she found she didn't [...]

Could Too Much “Happiness” Lead to Unhappiness?

By | November 27th, 2017|Categories: Family, Life, Lifestyle, Mindfulness, Relationships, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Such an odd question! If we're too happy, how can this lead to unhappiness? You actually may know someone like the person I'm about to describe. This person, I'll call Simon, was my friend's boyfriend. Each time I would ask him how he was, he would respond with a superlative, "wonderful" "fabulous", etc. To me, he came [...]

This one simple gesture could change your life

By | November 20th, 2017|Categories: Life, Lifestyle, Relationships, Spiritual, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The weather dropped to 19 degrees in Boston; however, I was lucky to spend the weekend in Florida where the sum shined brightly with a gentle breeze. Each time I passed a person in the complex I was staying, I greeted them with a friendly smile, or so I thought. Not one person acknowledged me. They [...]

Do this to lose weight forever!

By | November 2nd, 2017|Categories: Health, Life, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Mark wanted to lose 10 lbs. He ate a salad for lunch and for dinner. He called me that night and said, "I was so good today."  The next day, he ate a small piece of fish and a vegetable for lunch and a salad for dinner. He called me that night and said, "I was [...]

The need to “Lean In” revisited in a powerful way to change your life

By | October 30th, 2017|Categories: Life, Lifestyle, Mindfulness, Relationships, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I loved my tennis lessons with Adolph when I was a child. He was strict and serious, but loving and playful at the same time and I knew he deeply cared.  I didn't dare ask him why his name was Adolph. I though it would be disrespectful, but I still found it odd.  Many years later, [...]

How to change your taste buds & feel amazing

By | October 26th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Susan's husband had a great job offer in Spain. While it sounded like an exciting opportunity for the family, Susan worried what her 3 young children would eat there. Her children consumed the typical American kids foods: chicken nuggets, pizza, macaroni and cheese from a box, etc. Those types of foods are not readily available in Spain. In the first week of their [...]

The most effective way to speak to anyone!

By | October 23rd, 2017|Categories: Life, Lifestyle, Relationships, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

A well-known motivational speaker was about to deliver a speech to an audience of hundreds of people. His flight arrived late and he was in a major rush to arrive at the venue. When he arrived, he experienced a technical issue with the computer system and wasn't able to get it up and running. People started to [...]

The Fundamental Eating Rules that Can Change Your Life

By | October 18th, 2017|Categories: Health, Lifestyle, Mindfulness, Nutrition, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Alan, age 40 and a vegetarian, is 20lbs overweight. He says he eats healthy because he doesn't consume any processed food or drink soda. He also consumes a large amount of vegetables. Sounds good on the surface, but during our health coach session when I probed a bit deeper, a different story emerged. Alan barely eats all [...]

Looking for physical health, happiness and well-being?

By | October 16th, 2017|Categories: Exercise, Family, Health, Life, Lifestyle, Mindfulness, Nature, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Samantha is a very busy single mother of 3 young kids. She works part-time, and barely has time to work out. She claims to eat healthy, although she is so stressed and frazzled, and looks like she is going to crack at any moment. If meditation is suggested to her, she will give a look of [...]