Category: self care

Over-looked Component of Weight Loss

One of the biggest drains in our lives is the person who seems to depend on our energy to make it through the day. These individuals are called “energy vampires”, and live in every segment of society. When working through weight loss, these individuals…

Holiday Stressors & Food!

We’re coming into the holidays, and often becomes the most stressful time of the year! There is all the “things” to complete, decorations to put into place, shopping, parties, family gatherings, and the holiday food. Sometimes, I think we cram a year of “everything”…

Time for Self Care

Self care is healing to the self. It is the moments in our busy lives we stop and honor ourselves. We momentarily let go of the budget, family issues, work challenges, and focus on quieting the inner self. We invest in our own well-being….

Steps to Healthy Self Talk & Self Image

Steps to Change Self Talk & Self Image. . . Listen to Your Words What words do you regularly use? Are they positive or negative or angry or happy? These words define how we communicate with ourselves and others. Our choice of words reflect…

What’s on Your Mind?

So, what’s on your mind? I woke up realizing that my whole life was being colored by a handful of thoughts. Those thoughts were given to me by my mother. I woke up thinking about all the times she accused me of lying, stealing,…

So. . .What Does a Coach Do. . .

So, what does a Fitness & Wellness Coach do? If you have been reading and following this blog, you may know that I share my own experiences to inspire others to follow a path to wellness and fitness. As a coach, I share knowledge,…

Tomorrow Never Comes. . .

Tomorrow never comes. . . I learned this from all the people I knew and loved that died in the past few years. They all felt that they could start tomorrow. They could do “it” tomorrow. They had plans for tomorrow. . . Maybe…

Then There Was Wildfire Smoke. . .

First came the heat wave. . .then the wildfire smoke. . and a week or so disappeared. Time is an abstract we tie our life events too. A week seems like a really long time to not workout, but it is far better to…

Healing Self

Losing weight requires us to heal ourselves. Every pound shed carries past wrongs, other people’s opinions, and old paradigms. It’s a process of healing self. You become the caterpillar transforming into the butterfly. . . So. . .reached a plateau? Or. . .feel uneasy…

Wait a Minute. . .

  Wait a Minute. . .what do you mean my clothing from last year will not fit me this year? This is what happens when divesting your body of excessive weight. It means those clothes worn last year that fit will be too big…

Afraid of Change. . .

Afraid of Change? Don’t like Change? Have difficulty with Change? If so, know that you’re not alone. Many people are afraid of or have difficulty with change. Yet, change is the only constant in the Universe. Think about this. . . Our body weight…

Too Busy?

The easiest excuse for avoiding weight loss and fitness is “I’m too busy!” Now, let that sink in a bit. How can one be too busy to take care of themselves, their health, and their state of being? I think the answer is should…