Health Tips

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...

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...

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...

In our last blog post, we shared about the idea of Mini Movements and why they are so effective in helping individual  (and corporate teams!) create sustainable, healthy change. This week, we're sharing about the second Mini Movement in our three part series! (If you...

Mini Movements are practical activities or habits that build on one another and create long-term change.  Mini Movements are manageable for busy organizations, they offer a variety of activities that will appeal to various groups and help keep momentum going. The great thing about the concept...

One of my biggest aha’s happened in a one-on-one meeting a couple of years ago. I was scheduled to present our services to the Senior VP of Human Resources for a company that is consistently ranked in the top three of “Best Companies to Work For." They’re...