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Communication.  This one seemingly simple tool is often the game changer for creating a successful wellness program in your organization.  Let’s face it, it can be a game changer for any program beyond wellness too!  I’ve learned a lot through the consulting work we’ve done and have found...

Addiction played a major role in my health crisis (if you’d like, you can watch a video and learn a bit more about my story here). The problem was that I never wanted to admit it. I wasn’t addicted to alcohol or cigarettes. I was addicted...

While nutrition needs to be the number one focus when it comes to health and longevity, daily movement is also very important.  The key is to find activities you enjoy participating in, increase your heart rate, challenge your muscles and do it consistently. Walking is one...

Health happens when we’re adequately prepared; it doesn’t matter if we’re talking about meal planning, healthy snacks for the road, or listening to your favorite tunes during your evening run. Preparation is the key to health success; there’s no two ways about it. This rule also applies...

There are two words I often hear in my coaching.  They are most often used when a client is describing how well he or she managed to incorporate the food strategies I’ve shared with them.  It usually goes something like this: “I was so good for 5 days straight...

For many, summer usually means more time spent in cars, planes and trains as we venture out to explore new vacation spots and visit friends and family.  The challenge we often run into with increased travel time is finding good places to eat along the way.  Here...

Creating allergy-friendly menus doesn't have to mean purchasing ingredients you can't pronounce or shopping at a speciality grocery store. It also doesn't mean that you have to sacrifice creating a meal that's delicious and satisfying! Dairy and gluten are two of the most common food allergies, so in the...

Picture this…You’re on a mission, glued to the computer screen and determined to get your project completed by your 3:00 deadline. The problem is your brain is on overload, your back is aching from sitting so long, and your stomach is rumbling because you forgot...

It's probably no secret that stress not only impacts your emotional health but plays a huge role in your physical health as well. But you might be surprised to learn just how much of a toll stress can take on your body if it goes...

A morning routine is necessary for focus and productivity, but what if your routine is stifling you instead of supporting you? Too often I hear of a morning routine that includes hitting the snooze button three times, groggily sitting up in bed and then looking at...