Wellness

Oct 13

Satellite Strategies: Tips on Working from Home Productively

Is the modern workplace outdated? Well, consider that in the 21st century more business is done in a global economy, shattering the old 9 to 5 workday model. Factor in the increasing time and expense of commuting, plus the recent…
Sep 23

Lightening the Load: 6 Tips for Shrinking That Boulder to a Backpack

The original book Boundaries by Cloud and Townsend offers an analogy that is dense with insight on something we all deal with. On page 33, the authors explore the difference between Burden and Load. “Burdens are so heavy, they can…
Aug 27

The Best Gift You Can Give Your Child Costs NOTHING!

How would you like to give your kid a present that will help shape their adulthood mentally, physically, spiritually and emotionally, while guiding them to avoid lifestyle disease, all without spending a dime? Provide them what my father provided me:…
Aug 18

Small Blessings: A Meditation on One’s Own Good Fortune

Yesterday morning was different than most. I needed to drag myself out of bed, despite the gorgeous sky poking at my eyelids through my lakefront bedroom window. I wasn’t filled with my typical motivation to slip into my sandals and…
Aug 04

Keynote Cornerstones: 13 Life Lessons for Young Professional Women to Live By

In preparing for my upcoming keynote address, I soberly contemplated what insights to share with a group of impressive young women about the road ahead, their place in the world, and the challenges they would need to overcome. Given the…
Jul 31

Can Exercise Lead To Success? The Answer Will Energize You

I’ve spent the last 40 years exercising. Well, not perpetually. But I’ve been vigilant about allocating a little time each day for a workout, with varying intensity. For half of those 40 years, the need to exercise stemmed from a…
Jul 09

Retooling My Brain, Part Two: Turning Fear into Confidence

My second area of focus for mind reset is my fear factor. I have been living in a constant state of low frequency fear for as long as I can remember. When I analyzed this underlying deep-seeded depletion of energy…
Jun 24

Weeding Out The Good Stuff: Enjoying Dandelion Greens

In the rotation of seasonal leafy greens at my table are the sassy, sturdy and pleasantly bitter dandelion greens. Yes, those dandelion greens….the ones you find growing in your front yard under a tiny yellow flower with a bumble bee…
Jun 23

Do You Fancy Yourself As a Workhorse or As a Racehorse?

I’m so excited that dear friend and colleague Geraldine Sweetman has graced our blog with a dynamite guest post. Her workhorse/racehorse analogy has invaded my mind at many levels (particularly when thinking about the things we eat, and pondering the…
Feb 27

Transcending Insecurity: The Anti-Gravity Yoga Edge

Welcome to the first in a series of WAC posts inviting you to rediscover the concept of the weekend getaway! If there’s one thing we’ve become pretty good at, it’s finding ways to unplug and treat ourselves to little adventures…