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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...

People will often say to me “it must be wonderful to travel everywhere for your job.” While I am so grateful for the work I am privileged enough to do, I believe the greatest blessing is the people I meet along the way and the...

In the last few years, I've been lucky enough to build relationships with many incredible meeting planners. Not only have I partnered with them as a speaker for their events, I have also seen the unique challenges meeting planners face in a career that is consistently...

Creating allergy-friendly menus doesn't have to mean purchasing ingredients you can't pronounce or find at the local 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...

I've been traveling this week and was recently reminded how important it is to advocate for yourself, particularly when you find yourself away from home.  Yesterday, I unfortunately grabbed a pre-packaged salad on the run while I was in the airport, only to realize once...

If one of your goals is to become a healthier organization, it’s very important that you create an environment that supports this outcome.  It’s impossible to create change without making a change. Health goals aren't as achievable when the break room is filled with sugary treats. People will never...

It's been a full week in our business and in our family life this past week. It's easy to let a hectic schedule put us on autopilot as we rush from place to place or project to project. When we become overwhelmed, it can be difficult to...

Stress impacts everyone. It impacts every disease, every sleep problem, and every cell in the body.  Stress spreads far and wide and consumes the lives of our family, friends and colleagues.  In the work we do with small, medium and large businesses, I often ask people to rate...

Congratulations on your last two weeks of progress and starting on Mini Movements #1 and #2! How have you been doing with your water intake and incorporating leafy greens each day? This is the final section of our three-part series that's been all about Mini Movements!  Remember, the idea...