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Tag: health coaching

Aging is a gift, not a set of restrictions

Aging is a gift, not a set of restrictions

Aging is a gift, not a set of restrictions.We get to define what aging looks like … no one else!

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Lessons from a Red Bird

A few months ago I found myself reacting from a place of pure emotion when a friend told me I’d hurt them deeply. I apologized and apologized and asked what I could do to repair things. What I didn’t do was take the time to reflect on the situation. So, why was I apologizing? Because […]

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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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Show Your Body Some Love

We hear a lot about body image and how celebrities and the media distort every image we see. As they talk about it we see attempts to reverse the perfection modelling that accosts us every minute of every day. Unfortunately, even as some try to negotiate for more reality, the distortion to reality images are probably […]

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What? I Need to Pack Green Stuff?

If you were starting on a trip then you’d probably have done some planning and packed accordingly. Starting on your journey to better health & weight loss is no different. You must plan and pack. What are you going to pack? Nutrients! How are you going to do that? By adding in fruits and vegetables. […]

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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 Nutrition Tip #1

Inflammation is the root cause of most chronic disease. Check out Dr. Andrew Weil’s Anti-Inflammatory Pyramid for ideas on how you can improve your food choices: http://www.drweil.com/drw/u/ART02997/Anti-Inflammatory-Food-Pyramid-fact-sheet.html

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Female & 50+? Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis affects a lot of women over 50 but if you don’t have it now, or have it in a non-debilitating way, you can ward off future problems by doing a couple of things: Walk. Start slow if you’re sedentary, building speed and distance over time. Ladies Home Journal has a great set of exercises […]

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Tell Me I Can’t

Tell me I can’t and I’ll work harder to prove that I can. It’s just who I am. I’ve found a way to put that rebellious streak to good use: When a food calls to me, candy or potato chips, and I give in and eat too much, I buy another one and put it […]

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What Should I Stop Doing?

I was asked to write a blog about the single most important thing a person can stop doing to improve their well-being. Wow … One thing? There are so many things one can stop doing: smoking, eating sugar and processed foods, drinking excessively, overeating, doing drugs, staying up late and getting up early, living a […]

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