The Ultimate Restorative Sleep Checklist for Night-Time Workers

Why is it so difficult to get a good restorative sleep after your night shift work is over? The primary reason is that while you’re winding down for bed, the rest of the world around you is gearing up for the day. Sunshine is out, people are loud, and getting the right amount of sleep…

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How To Design a Healthier Staycation

Back in April, my husband and I celebrated 10 years of marriage. During that week, I took time off from my 9 to 5 job. This has become a ritual for me just to celebrate my husband and me, whether we are able to travel or not. I think the only year that I did…

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Your Ability To Do This Will Bring The Results You Seek

It isn’t all that hard, you know? You look at people around you who started on their fitness journeys with you or maybe even after you. They look fabulous while you still look frumpy. They have the body that you have been desiring and dreaming about for YEARS. They can rock the two piece swimsuit…

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If It Does Not Fit

I was thinking about excuses again this morning, because I was coming up with one to NOT get my workout in. I was tired and had gotten up late, and was saying in my head, “I’ll just do it tomorrow.” But I am committed to self care and making myself a priority this year, so…

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Quit With All Your Lies…The Time Problem

Attention to my night shift workers: This series will NOT be pretty, but it is very necessary. Back in January, I wrote a blog post that discussed making your WHY bigger than your LIE. After writing this post, the message sat on my heart for a good while. As a coach, I continue to see…

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The Best Laid Plans….

First day of 2018 – left as fast as it came. Here’s what I had planned to do: Wake up. Workout. Bring hubby breakfast in bed. Watch the Parade of Roses. Crochet a cute poncho for me to keep me warm in 10 degree weather. Finish my video script for an upcoming workshop. Listen to…

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Will You Let Crisis Happen Before You Do Something?

I debated the past 3 days about sharing this with you, but in order to start the healing process, you’ve gotta face the “not so beautiful” truth. Most of the day on Thursday, my energy was at an all time low. I ate fast food for dinner (which never, ever, EVER happens on a Thursday),…

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What Happened To Your Creative and Powerful Self?

My company had service award luncheon day on Thursday for all the 4th quarter recipients. Every 5th year of service, associates are celebrated for their hard work and dedication to building them up to where they are now, for serving their customers, and for creating “the good life” for the executives. ? It was really…

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What Are You REALLY Saying When You Speak To Yourself?

When is it ever a good idea to say to yourself, when things are bleak and feel like they are about to break, that you aren’t capable of making things better??? You know, we talk to ourselves so horribly sometimes. We can be worse to ourselves than we are to those we love. It’s so…

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The Brilliant Michael Jackson Song Empowering You To Fitness Wins

As you know, I love music – a lot. Michael Jackson has some of the most iconic music there is out there. You can hear it on the radio often, you can hear it in commercials, you can hear it in buildings and malls across the country, and you can even read the lyrics of…

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