Tag: health coach

Shred 10 … Detox from What?

I get asked, “Why detox? What am I detoxing from? Doesn’t my liver handle that?” Let me answer these, and probably more questions you might have about this Shred 10 I keep talking about. First, the 10 Day Shred … it isn’t about losing ten pounds, although you will probably lose some weight if you […]

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Build a Stairway to a Healthy Lifestyle

Creating a healthy lifestyle doesn’t have to be difficult. We make it challenging by delving into a multitude of changes all at once. Instead of beginning a new diet, adding in a regimented exercise program, instantly drinking half your weight in ounces of water and signing up for transcendental meditation, take a few days to […]

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Pizza and Beer

Pizza and beer? Really? What in the world does that have to do with living a healthy and fit lifestyle? Wellness isn’t just about the food we eat or the exercises we do, it’s about joy and loving life, and if pizza is your favorite food, you will be stressed out and miserable when you […]

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Craving Something Unhealthy?

Well, I was too! I wasn’t craving the worst thing, Campbell’s Vegetarian Vegetable Soup, but there are things on the ingredient list that just don’t work for me. The corn is most likely GMO which is a controversial subject, but I choose to err on the side of caution and avoid it when possible. And […]

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There’s More to Good Health than …

What do you think drives good health? Do you automatically think about diet and exercise? Those are definitely two important elements of health, but there are some others you might not realize have a big impact as well: Spirituality, community, self-esteem and self-worth. It might seem a bit cumbersome to try to tackle all of […]

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Stick Your Landing – AAA Method

You know how exciting it is when Olympic level gymnasts stick their landing? The commentators and crowd go crazy and the gymnast just beams with pride! What an amazing sense of satisfaction they experience. You also know that they don’t always succeed. As a matter of fact, they probably take a step back more often […]

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Get Happy! (The Practical Health Coach says, “It’s way easier to be healthy when you’re happy.”)

It’s hard to be healthy if you’re unhappy. Motivation is harder, discipline is harder, well, life is harder. The last thing we want when we’re down is to challenge ourselves. I’ve never been a miserable person, but today I’m a happy kind of person. It began when I decided to start my day with positivity. I’d […]

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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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Ask the Health Coach: Kids and Dairy

The question was, “What about guidelines for kids and dairy?” I totally apologize for not being able to just rattle off an answer, but when it comes to nutrition and diet, there are people far smarter and more educated than I who can’t land. I recommend that if you only visit and read one of […]

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I Blew Right By My Deadline. Oops!

Well, I missed Monday’s scheduled blog. I was busy planning, shopping and preparing food. I kind of got crazy and was really into it. For those of you that know me, you know food prep and cooking are not my favorite activities, but I was having a great time. When I next looked at the […]

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