A Goal Without a Plan(ner) is Just a Wish

“My Healthiest Year Ever 2018 Planner” will help you plan your meals out each week, create a grocery list, do an evening self-reflection, and much more – to help you grow personally, as well as meet your health and self-care goals this year.

There’s nothing like having a physical planner you write in everyday that also holds you accountable to staying on track this year

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3 Things You Need to Know About New Years Resolutions

If you’re thinking of making one or more New Years Resolutions, I believe there are 3 things you must know first – that is, if you want to not just make them, but keep them this year.

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How can I support you in 2018?

My aim in 2018 is to continue to support you on your healthy journey in midlife through my blog articles.

In order to deliver you the most relevant content – topics you want and need – I was hoping you could help co-create those subjects with me this year.

A New Year Challenge and Call to Action

Imagine you didn’t know yourself but you could observe yourself in 2017…
How and where did you spend most of your time and energy this past year?

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[Download] 5 Essential Ingredients to Make 2018 Your Healthiest Year Ever

If you want to make 2018 your healthiest year ever, this is the time to start thinking about what you need so that you don’t find yourself quitting before you see any results.

3 Things You Didn’t Know About Me

I was recently a guest on the Midlife Schmidlife Podcast.
Host Liz Applegate helps women reclaim their confidence to recreate their lives and redefine midlife.
I was honored to be Liz’s first guest as she kicked off Season 2.

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7 Tips to Help You Keep that “Merry & Light” Balance

The holidays are the toughest time of year to be healthy.

There are sweets and treats at almost every turn, and avoiding them, or at least having self-control when you do partake, is often easier said than done.

How to Create a “Healthy Holiday Look Back Story”

I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving, but perhaps you ate or drank a little too much than you had hoped for, and you’re feeling bad about yourself.

If this is the case, my hope is that my Merry & Light Holiday Checklist will come in handy for the rest of the season.

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Challenge Yourself Using the Merry & Light Checklist

If you want to get the most out of the Merry & Light Holiday Checklist, try out this little challenge:

Make the checklist into a game by tracking how many you can check off every day before the end of the year.

If you really want to challenge yourself, give yourself a goal number; that is, starting today, how many will you check off (in total) before the end of the year?

11 Must-Do’s For a Healthy & Happy Holiday Season

As we’ve now officially entered the holiday season, I created a checklist for you that will help you stay healthy and happy all season long.

I can assure you that the more items you can check off of the Merry & Light Holiday Checklist every day, the more enjoyable your holiday season will be physically, mentally, and emotionally.

Here’s to you preparing NOW for your healthiest and happiest holiday season yet!

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Go Ahead, Eat a Halloween Candy

Yes, you read that right!

As “the day of treats” draws nearer, you may come across health articles in magazines or on the web giving you all these tips to avoid the Halloween candy.

Instead, I’m saying, “Go ahead and eat it.”

Here’s why.

Plus, I share 3 tips that you’ll want to make sure you do if you choose to have a treat or two… and no, none of them involve 100 sit-ups!

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What Midlife Women Aren’t Doing To Prevent Breast Cancer

I was recently a guest on the Fun. Feisty. Fabulous! Podcast.

I had so much fun talking with these two ladies, Karyn Beach and Jean Day.

They shared some of obstacles and challenges with their health they face on a daily basis and asked for my help.

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Habits that Stick

I was recently a guest on the Fun. Feisty. Fabulous! Podcast.

I had so much fun talking with these two ladies, Karyn Beach and Jean Day.

They shared some of obstacles and challenges with their health they face on a daily basis and asked for my help.

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What To Do When You’re Feeling Blue

Here are my 10 Practical Go-To’s that I utilize when I’m feeling blue.

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Fall is NOT the Season to Fall Off the Wagon

In all seriousness, imagine if you took the next few months not to coast and let yourself go; rather you saw it as preparation for a successful start of 2018?

I say this every year and this year is no different – the success of 2018 doesn’t start January 1st, 2018. It starts now, in the fall.

A Tribute to Louise Hay – My Top 10 Favorite Quotes

Louise Hay was best known as a motivational author, speaker, and founder of the publishing firm Hay House.

She’s had a tremendous influence in the lives of women – empowering them to own their power, remove self-doubt and negative thinking, and create the future they desire.

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A little BIG announcement

You may or may not have heard how I became a wellness coach for women in their fifties.

I feel like I’ve been on an amazing journey of self-discovery, and I continue to be open to what’s stirring inside of me.

I recently went on a personal retreat to ponder one question: “Will I continue to serve ONLY women in their fifties?”

Today, I am ready to share with you the answer to that question.

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3 Things You Must Have to Create Successful Health Changes

Whether you’re building a new good habit or letting go of an old poor habit, there are three very important pieces that MUST be in place when you’re making a change.

None of these three can stand alone. You must have all three if you want to make a successful change.