Affirmations to overcome bad moods

Reset your mood by affirming good habits and positive mind set

A week ago I was supposed to take my dear mother to lunch. An hour before I was supposed to leave I realized I probably needed my phone and keys. Of course, they were nowhere in sight, and I frantically searched the house, road my bike to work, only to confirm that I had left […]

My Top 10 Tips for Maintaining Weight Loss

Fed up with yo-yo dieting? Tired of pills, bulges or bulk your sick of hefting around? Want to look and feel better? Whether your benefit from weight loss by looking better, getting more fit, lowering health risks or greater confidence- my #1 tip is to aiming to sustain the weight loss, believing you will succeed, […]

How I Detox to Rebalance

Balance Series: #1

When I was in my 20’s I never worried about detoxing. I ate well, got a lot of exercise and sleep, and didn’t intake much coffee, alcohol or artificial foods. In my 50’s my life is a lot different: More sitting, coffee, and medications: less outdoor activity.  Despite eating, exercising and sleeping well I still feel […]

Overcome snacking challenges that undermine your weight loss resolutions

Tantalizing treats can undermine anyone’s diet when you aren’t clearly motivated and have a virtual pantry full of weapons to fortify against a snack attack. Here’s what I recommend you take stock of: Stay motivated with a clear vision of success.  Post your goal, strategies, key benefits of success, and consequences if you don’t stay on […]

Great online monthly fitness tracker for 2018 from Anytime Fitness

Talk about useful wellness and fitness tracker for 2018!! What a great tool! Yeah, Anytime fitness!!

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Full 2018 monthly fitness tracking calendar pdf.

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Successful New Years Resolutions (NRY) planning #1: Download free guide today

Sick of setting New Year’s Resolutions (NYR) only to give up 6 weeks later? Make 2018 the year you accomplish your goals using the free “new Successful New Years Resolutions  booklet to jumpstart effective NYR planning and year of success. NOTE: The booklet was designed to be a 4 page, 2-sided, flip on the short sided […]

Need motivation? Assess your bucket list.

Successful New Year Resolutions Series

With bills, traffic, weather, health concerns getting motivated about New Years Resolutions can be challenging. The Solution: Reconsider your Bucket List!  Check out a great article by You Queen  for additional reasons why your Bucket List is such a great motivational tool. How? It’s yours so do it your way: a short list, a dream board, […]

What the best and worst of 2017?

Step 1. Successful New Years Resolution Planning

What do you see in your rear view mirror of the past year? In 5 days we’ll be at the cusp of a new year! It’s an exciting time: Time to celebrate and time to set New Years Resolutions (NYR). You want to be successful, right? Well, since over 90% us are not successful with […]

Amazing Discovery: I need to shut my mouth!

Lessons learned from my kindness matter challenge that apply to NY Resolutions

I just completed my 23rd of 24 acts of kindness by leaving a gift for our dedicated mail carrier. Focusing on an act of kindness each day lifted my blues, and provided me an opportunity to really experience the true meaning of Christmas – unconditional caring (love). As analyzed below in my sort of the 24 “Random acts […]

Mid-term assessment of holiday pledges

Tips for staying on track with goal accomplishment despite obstacles

How are you doing with your holiday self-care efforts? It’s half way through December. This week I knew needed to assess my ican! goal-to maintain (not gain) weight this holiday season-by getting on the scale.  But… I had a challenging week…I didn’t met my exercise goals because I wasn’t feeling well, the weather was bad, it […]