Staying Positive: My Top 5 Happiness Tips

#5/5 ican! holiday pledge series/Goal Accomplishment

Today, I ran on the beach with our border collie, one my favorite things to do.  It made me happy.  This choice met 2 of my 5 happiness tips (below). Vigorous outdoor activity is one way that I stay positive and can persistently overcome obstacles that challenge goal accomplishment, i.e. maintaining willpower to NOT gain weight during […]

5 things I’m grateful for in 2017

NYR-2017 #1. Reflecting on your previous success

2017 was a big year for me. At 53, I’m going blind, arthritic, and losing my fine motor coordination. Fortunately,  I’m also becoming wiser, kinder, more confident and finally, more patient. I entered the year struggling to recover from a spinal cord surgery and to release my book, The Wellness Compass Travel Guide: Tools for […]

Persistent Accountability

ican! Holiday pledge series #3/5

Today I go public with my 2018 To: Me: From Me: ican! Holiday Pledge (Click for my ican! pledge YouTube Video)) as part of how I will “persistently” keep myself accountable,” the 3rd of 5 posts: My 5 P’s of Successful Goal Accomplishment Purposefully pledge (commit) to something that’s important to enhance any aspect of your […]

My Top 3 strategies to maintain weight over the holidays

ican! #2/5. Holiday To Me: From Me: Pledge.

In this second of 5 posts supporting the ican! To Me: From Me: holiday pledge campaign to either NOT gain any weight this holiday season or proactively commit to making whatever healthful actions needed to help accomplish your New Years Resolutions. Q1. Why do people eat more during the holiday season? We want to and […]

The ‘ican! Holiday Pledge’

ican! Holiday Pledge Series 1 of 5: 5P's to successful goal accomplishment

Give yourself a present by taking the ican! Holiday To: Me, From: Me pledge  to either NOT gain any weight this holiday season (what I call weight neutral) or commit to make whatever healthful actions needed to help you accomplish your New Year’s wellness resolutions. Background. Every January I’m overwhelmed with clients who want to […]

Why your wellness journey is integral to your success. Part 2 of 2.

Reasons to consider the Wellness Compass Travel Guide for your life journey

This second of two posts (post #1.) to explain how The Wellness Compass Travel Guide: Tools for a Successful Lifelong Journey can help you sustain being “the best you can be.” What is wellness? Wellness and well-being, which I use interchangeably, indicate a multifaceted life in harmony, in which you either are, or are on the path to […]

Why your wellness journey is integral to your success. Part 1 of 2

Reasons to consider the Wellness Compass Travel Guide for your life journey

I’m often asked, ‘What really is wellness? Why’s it a journey? Why do I need a compass, a guidebook for a lifetime? Why do I need tools? These questions are the heart of why I wrote, The Wellness Compass Travel Guide, However, before I respond, I need to outline some universal truths that frame my wellness […]

WCTG recieves 5 stars from Clarion Book Review

September 20, 2017: 5 Star Clarion Review by Barry Silverstein.

How to effective resistance the urge NOT to exercise

Lean and Fit: Week 5

Sometimes, because of emotions, chemicals, fatigue, previous baggage or whatever – we don’t think logically. We make thinking mistakes (Beck Diet Solution, Days 25 -27).  Typically, these are black and white, an all or nothing mentality, i.e. “If I can’t stick to the diet I might as well give it up.” Self-deluded, unrealistic, negative, emotionally-laden thoughts that […]

Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody’s going to know whether you did it or not.

Oprah Winfrey

To Ponder: The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively. –Bob Marley References. https://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/o/oprahwinfr386951.html https://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/o/bobmarley578991.html