The Most Successful Fat-Loss Plan of My Life

Right out the gate, let me be clear about one thing: I don’t believe in the term ‘weight loss’ as a healthy mindset.  Lots of things add up to your body weight — organs, muscle, bones, fluids that keep you alive.  And believe me, you wouldn’t want to trade your heart to weigh a few less pounds. ButContinue reading “The Most Successful Fat-Loss Plan of My Life”

Back — and Better Than Ever

Hi there.  Remember me?  Sorry for the long absence since my last post, but I hope once you hear what I’ve been up to,  you’ll approve. First  of all, I want to say thank you to each and every person who follows this blog.  When I started writing here, I was imaging you all — youContinue reading “Back — and Better Than Ever”

5 Ways to Love Yourself and Reveal Your Awesome

WARNING: A little extra language in the pictures of this post — because I was feeling passionate! In life there are two pulls — the urge to become more and the necessity of loving yourself as is.  I don’t believe these forces are incompatible but we too often tell our story as ‘I’m broken andContinue reading “5 Ways to Love Yourself and Reveal Your Awesome”

The Things That Make You Scared Are the Things That Make You Dream

Since Black Friday, I have been working hard every day to launch myself forward toward the life of my dreams.  Exercising, yoga, and especially doing a lot of writing (it is my passion and life’s purpose after all!). What I didn’t plan on, was how freaking scary it was going to be. It’s scary.  It’sContinue reading “The Things That Make You Scared Are the Things That Make You Dream”

How I got Healthier (and You Can Too)

My friend Jill Hartmann-Roberts recently asked me for some info about the health and fitness things I’ve been excited about in the past couple of years and I thought, ‘Why not share this info with all of you?’ First of all, know that whatever health, body, mental or other challenges you’re facing, I completely believe goodContinue reading “How I got Healthier (and You Can Too)”

And Now Introducing… The Point System!

I didn’t want to tell you guys about this till it’d been working for a while, but my sister Sarah and I have been having so much fun with this point system we invented over a month ago and so I wanted to share it with you because it could help make your life evenContinue reading “And Now Introducing… The Point System!”

Awesome Day #8 — What I learned

Today is the last day of my 8 day ‘stay-cation’.  It’s been one of the best times in a long time and I’ve learned much I’ll need for the journey ahead.  I’m planning to take what I learned and apply it to my everyday life.  So if you’re feeling overwhelmed, unsure, or just tired, here’sContinue reading “Awesome Day #8 — What I learned”

Awesome Day #4 — Out With the Junk

Yesterday was day #4 of my 8 day ‘stay-cation’.  Really, I have already got everything I was looking for out of this break.  Yesterday I did some big cleaning (I’m working to get rid of a lot of junk) and a little yard work, but mostly I had revelations (what do you do on yourContinue reading “Awesome Day #4 — Out With the Junk”

How to Reevaluate Your Life

When you decide to reevaluate your life, remember: you are not looking for easy answers.  At this stage you are only trying to ask the right questions. 10 QUESTIONS What’s my dream life?  If you could have anything, no holds bared, what would you be doing, day in and day out?  It’s fine to haveContinue reading “How to Reevaluate Your Life”

How to Make February the New January

“Get your hero up a tree, throw stones at him, then get him down.” — old saying in playwriting So, a month ago, I was real excited.  And then what happened?  Life. Those who know me know I haven’t been myself lately.  I have been quiet and tired.  Since January, my sister and I have hadContinue reading “How to Make February the New January”