Summertime brings with it beautiful, warm weather. It’s my favorite season because of the sunshine, clear skies and the freedom to do what you want more. However, with that warmer weather comes sweat and sometimes dehydration. People’s activity levels sometimes go up in the summer–playing sports, swimming, dancing, etc. This is a great way to […]
Questions to ask your doctor when you get a scary diagnosis, so you can advocate for your own well being.
Spare time is highly coveted by many adults who have regular jobs. We dream of vacations to beautiful places, or engaging in our favorite hobbies, or just relaxing and watching television is enough to satisfy some. For others, however, spare time brings up all the negative thoughts and feelings that they distract themselves from during […]
Just as we think of people who use health or wellness coaches as wanting help with losing weight or developing healthier habits, we might assume that these people don’t have other health concerns that challenge their quality of life as well. Chronic illness affects 117 million people in the United States (as of 2012; see http://www.cdc.gov/chronicdisease/overview/index.htm). Some […]
When you think of health and wellness coaches, you probably think of fit young people with low body fat, rippling muscles, and boundless energy. Perky, happy young people who know the right thing to eat, the right way to exercise, and the right way to live in general. If you are looking for that person, […]
Between shopping for gifts, preparing for lavish dinners, and having visiting relatives and friends, the holiday season creates more stress than we might realize. This can lead to feeling burned out, tired, cranky and it might even make us miss out on the joy that is supposed to accompany this season. Instead of giving you pat […]
One of the saddest things I see these days is people who are out of touch with their bodies in various ways. This lack of sensitivity and respect for one’s body sensations can lead to serious health problems as we try to ignore that twinge, pain, numbness, or sense of malaise. We have become a […]