Mind Your Monkeys

I have a mind that never shuts off. It’s like a 24/7 news station, giving me up-to-the-minute warnings, analysis, investigative reports, predictions, and reviews. This is great for brainstorming and multi-tasking. Not so great for relaxing and re-centering. It can become quite a jungle up there. I like to call my virtual wild kingdom of … Continue reading Mind Your Monkeys

5 Steps To Turning Your New Year’s Resolutions Into Realities

According to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Psychology (December 13, 2012), 45% of Americans usually begin the year with New Year's Resolutions, yet only 8% are successful with their goals.  That's...depressing. I don't believe the problem lies with the people who make resolutions, nor in the resolutions themselves.  I think it's in … Continue reading 5 Steps To Turning Your New Year’s Resolutions Into Realities

How to Make Big Changes When You Have No Time to Spare

What if I said that in a year you could learn 365 new words, write a short story (or even a book), learn a new language, increase your body's strength and flexibility, and improve your sense of well-being without adding any more time to your day?  You'd think I was nuts, right?  Well it's true!  … Continue reading How to Make Big Changes When You Have No Time to Spare

Achieving Health and Wellness Resolutions, Step 3: Choose Better Thoughts

Once you've experienced the benefits of Step 1 (Choose Better Food) and Step 2 (Choose Better Behaviors), you're primed to incorporate Step 3, Choose Better Thoughts. You know the proverb, You are what you think.  What you say to, and think about, yourself shapes the person you are and could become.  It's not easy to … Continue reading Achieving Health and Wellness Resolutions, Step 3: Choose Better Thoughts

Achieving Health and Wellness Resolutions, Step 2: Choose Better Behaviors

Once you've been choosing better food (Step #1) on a regular basis, choosing better behaviors comes more naturally.  You'll find you want to choose actions that support health and wellness because the food you're eating is already doing so.  You're seeing the difference in how your body feels, performs, and looks.  You're feeling the difference … Continue reading Achieving Health and Wellness Resolutions, Step 2: Choose Better Behaviors