Archive for category: healthy living

What Will Your Future Self be Grateful For?

28 November, 2014 (17:10) | healthy living, joy, life balance, mindfulness practice, Uncategorized | By: lifecoach

As my 54th birthday approaches, I find myself pondering on the meaning of life, and what I’ve yet to accomplish in the decades to come.  Looking back, it can be tempting for me to say things like: if only I knew this/did this when I was 34, or 24.   I recently read that if we […]

What Gives You Hope?

20 November, 2014 (03:35) | Core values, healthy living, Personal Success, positive emotions, resilience, Uncategorized | By: lifecoach

The Mirriam Webster definition of hope: “To want something to happen or to be true, and think that it could happen or be true.”  The word hope shows up a lot in personal growth work.  It’s one of the 24 character strengths defined in the Via Character Strength Assessment (click here to learn more about the science of strengths: It’s also one of […]

Wow, Can this Really Make a Difference in Your Relationship?

16 September, 2014 (17:11) | healthy living, work life balance | By: lifecoach

Healthy Habits My clients often talk about their relationship challenges in coaching.  One of the first things I assign is similar to habit #5, offered in this week’s article by Dr. Mark Goulston: The 10 Habits of Happy Couples As Told By A Psychiatrist Attitude of Gratitude I’m always delighted to hear how impactful this one […]

3 Tips for Reducing Your Negative Thoughts!

7 August, 2014 (00:15) | healthy living, negative thoughts, resiliance | By: lifecoach

Banishing Negative Thoughts Here’s a great article about the power of thoughts.  It invites us to do 3 things: Forgive yourself – you are doing the best you can Focus on being the best version of YOU Notice what is going right in your life Read Lindsay Holmes’ complete article, “3 Negative Thoughts We All […]

Can you do this?

5 August, 2014 (01:29) | de-stress, digital break, healthy living, technology increase | By: lifecoach

Here’s my 3rd tip (and this is my favorite!) for Overcoming Overwhelm and transforming it into Peaceful Harmony: Tip #3: Surrender Your Mobile Device! A daring request, right?  Read on… According to Ray Kurzweil, prolific inventor and futurist, “Technology is increasing at an exponential rate.  With this increased technology, there’s never been more pressure on the human […]

Try this! It REALLY Works!

5 August, 2014 (01:28) | healthy living, mindfulness practice, refocus, stress management | By: lifecoach

Here’s another tool to help you transform your Overwhelm into Peaceful Harmony: Tip #2: Tune In: Stop & Listen This is a great one if you’re feeling overwhelmed and on ‘information overload,’ an all too frequent state many of us find ourselves in these days. What’s happening to your brain: Your prefrontal cortex is over-aroused, […]

Tip #1 to Overcome Overwhelm

5 August, 2014 (01:26) | breathing exercise, healthy living, morning ritual, stress management | By: lifecoach

In last week’s blog, I promised you some simple tips for Overcoming Overwhelm.  Here’s the first one! Five & Five: Spend 5 extra minutes in bed and take 5 deep breaths. The Ritual Set your alarm clock 5 minutes earlier than usual, and instead of leaping out of bed in the morning, stay there and just […]

Multi-task much?!?

5 August, 2014 (01:22) | healthy living, productivity, stress management, time management, work life balance | By: lifecoach

One of the things I hear a lot from my clients is that they can’t slow down. They multi-task constantly, doing a thousand things at once (okay, maybe I’m exaggerating just a little but I’m sure you get what I’m saying), and they say it’s hard to concentrate on one thing at a time. This is such a common theme that I […]

Will YOU take a break?

5 June, 2014 (04:45) | healthy living, staycation, Uncategorized, vacation, work life balance | By: lifecoach

In a few short weeks summer will be upon us!  The weather will be warmer, kids (and some of you) will be out of school, and you may be wondering if you can squeeze in a long overdue vacation. Maybe you’re thinking to yourself, “I can’t see my way clear to take time off right now. […]

7 Tips for a Great Sleep

16 May, 2014 (11:14) | healthy living, neuroscience, Personal Success, sleep | By: lifecoach

As promised in last week’s blog, I’ve compiled my favorite tips to help you get a great sleep.  While researching for my soon-to-be published report, “The 3 Massive Mistakes Female Executives Make That Keep Them Struggling to Find Time for Their Kids,” I was reminded of another significant discovery made by scientists late last year. […]