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Feel-Better Body Scan

When you are dealing with a health challenge, it is easy to get caught up in the what if's and hop a ride on the worry train to nowhere good. Here is an excerpt from my book Kicking Sick featuring an exercise you can do at home to get you thinking about how to truly...

The Glow Warrior’s Guide to Picking the Right Doctor

Here’s a no-brainer: When most people get sick, they go to the doctor. The doctor diagnoses them and (hopefully!) prescribes a cure, maybe an antibiotic combined with a few days of chicken soup and Netflix. Easy! But for those of us living with chronic health...

Aromatherapy: An excerpt from Kicking Sick

There are so many ways to soothe yourself and bring yourself back to the present moment. Aromatherapy is something that has really helped me. Give it a try! Here is an excerpt from my book Kicking Sick: We’ve all experienced the power of scent and how it can shift our...

A Stress-Free Day

A Stress-Free Day Begins with a Good Morning In both my personal life and my coaching practice I am a firm believer that how you start your day dictates how the rest of your day will be. In an earlier post we talked about the importance of getting a good night’s...

Exercise Benefits: an excerpt from Kicking Sick

No matter where you are in your healing journey, there is always something you can do that will help you to feel better. Movement is a great place to start! Here is an excerpt from my book Kicking Sick: Get Your Tush on the Happy Train Illness, especially a chronic...

New Year, New You: 6 Tricks to rock your resolutions

If you are like me, there have been some December 31sts in your life when you looked back at the year and thought “I didn’t keep all of my resolutions I had wanted for myself this year.” Well, you’re not alone in realizing that those big promises you make to yourself...

Practice Self Care – an excerpt from Kicking Sick

This time of year, it is typical and far too common to feel tired, rundown, and spread in too many directions. The first thing that we seem to forget is taking care of ourselves. We can't do it all, all the time.  We need to rethink the way we care for ourselves on a...

Snooze Fest

Give your brain and your body the rest they need to keep you at your best. Do you ever find yourself staring off into space during the workday? Falling asleep while your sexy significant other whispers sweet nothings into your ear? Or feeling so snappish you might...

Banish the Thanksgiving Bloat!

Are you wondering why your jeans seem to have shrunk even though you have not washed them? Are you needing to give your Lululemons an extra tug, or better yet feel like you want to stretch the elastic out so they fit a little better? Ah…the bleak aftermath of...