Category: Health Coaching

Healthy Connections July 2017

Health in the News with Nancy Oglesby Harvard School of Public Health’s Nutrition Action Newsletter reports that, “Improving diet quality over time linked with reduced risk of premature death”.The study shows the impact of making healthy changes over time, in this case twelve years. As many of you know, my book No Kale Required: Healthy Eating Ideas […]

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17 Healthy Choices: 1 Simple Change

Does getting healthy seem overwhelming? Do you think you’re going to have to give up everything you love? Change your entire life? It doesn’t have to be that way! Instead of worrying about changing your lifestyle completely, pick one thing to change and just make one simple change every month or two. In a year […]

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The Failure of Dr. Oz

Dr. Oz was wonderful when he was on the Oprah show. Dr. Phil was wonderful when he was on the Oprah show, but both of their shows have degraded the very thing that made them so terrific when seen once a week … their information was fresh and delivered in such a charismatic way that […]

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Spring Means Cherries!

It looks like this year’s crop of cherries will come earlier, bringing us larger fruits and possibly prices. The Northwest was hit with cool, windy weather and crops are expected to be smaller, hence higher prices for their crops. Michigan & California cherries, on the other hand, had fabulous weather and it looks like a […]

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How Do I Profit?

I am reading the book Overcoming Underearning by Barbara Stanny (highly recommend!). It’s about uncovering the hidden messages you have about money and learning strategies to overcome them. But, it is so much more! She has a section dealing with making the decision that money is your top priority … known as a profit motive. […]

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Healthy & Fit Over 50 Happiness Tip #2

Good relationships are critical to your mental well-being, and it’s important to realize that not all relationships fit into that category. I had a friend who would call up and just start right in on how miserable life was. Before the phone call I would be in a peaceful and contented place and then all […]

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Healthy & Fit Over 50 Movement Tip #2

I love a quote from Ellen DeGeneres, “My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty. She’s ninety-seven now, and we don’t know where the heck she is.” I love it because I started walking around the block when I was 59 or 60 and before I knew it I was walking two […]

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Healthy & Fit Over 50 Nutrition Tip #2

Michael Pollan has written several books on food, (www.michaelpollan.com/books) but his most famous quote says it all: “Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.” Of course, you have to understand that when he uses the term ‘food’ he’s not talking about Doritos or a McDonald’s Cheeseburger, Cocoa Puffs or Go-Gurt. He’s referring to whole food […]

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Healthy & Fit Over 50 Happiness Tips #1

Happiness, or satisfaction with your life, plays an enormous part in your overall well-being. The month of November is officially Gratitude Month, so your timing is perfect! Across the world people are writing out three things they’re grateful for every day. Get in on the action and feel your days get lighter and happier as […]

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Healthy & Fit Over 50 Movement Tips #1

Begin your day with 5-10 minutes of exercise. From stretching to marching in place or putting on a couple of songs and dancing … Get yourself revved up to start your day! A great way to start a habit of exercise slowly! For more support on how to get started contact me through my website: […]

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