Tag: decisions

Holidays & Food Consumption

  The fourth of July is tomorrow. It’s a great day for picnics, barbecues, fireworks, and outdoor activities. Usually, there is food. . .lots of food, and not necessarily healthy food. What to do? Make smart choices. I avoid hot dogs, but am happy…

Doing What You Love!

While your reading this, I’m on the Oregon Coast teaching a weekend long digital photography workshop. I LOVE what I DO! I’m a professional photographer and freelance writer by day, and fitness & wellness coach by night! In between, I work as a professional…

Letting Go of Stress & Weight Loss

One of the biggest byproducts of our modern, industrial world is stress, and there is plenty of it going around right now. Stress plays a big role in eating and weight loss. Stress interferes with all aspects of our lives. It affects our attitudes…

These Clothes are Too Little for Me!

I did a clothing closet purge this past weekend. I tried on the clothing before deciding whether to keep or give away. I kept looking at the smaller sized thinking “there’s not enough fabric in these pieces to fit me!” I was wrong! The…

Breaking Through Preconceived Notions

Changes can be subtle or over-whelming. The only thing constant in life is change. We change from moment to moment every day. Change is a part of living, and being in the present moment. This past weekend brought a major insight into conscious view….

Remember to Play

As adults, we forget to play. I don’t mean going to the movies or eating at a restaurant. I really mean play! When was the last time you walked on the beach, and looked at all the life surrounding you? When did you play…

From Athlete to Obese to Healthy

Through out my life, I’ve never felt good about myself. I was an athlete in my teenage years. I went from athlete to coach and instructor. I still didn’t feel good about myself. I pushed and kept moving forward, never realizing the power of…