Five Steps to Manifest Your Dreams

Are you ready to say “YES” to your dreams? If so, here’s your opportunity! Recently I did a speech for Genentech Women’s Professional Group (GWP) about how to create a clear vision of what you want, along with five tips to manifest your vision. I used GWP’s “Five Elements of Wellness” to help the group… Read More

Seven Steps to Restore Your Mind, Body, and Spirit

For many of us, our minds are cluttered with thoughts and “to do” lists. Instead of resting when we feel tired, we often reach for a caffeine pick me up. By the time our head reaches our pillow we are exhausted, yet our minds continue to be full with the day’s events, which makes it… Read More

My Cat Can Teach You How to Lose Weight & Keep It Off

You may wondering why I believe my cat can teach you how to lose weight and keep it off. My cat, Mr. Chi is about sixteen years old. Like most us, when we age we put on weight. Well Mr. Chi had put on quite a bit of weight, and on a small animal it really… Read More

Upset by Medias Images of Women

Today while I was waiting for my yearly physical I had some time to thumb through a magazine. At first I was excited that I had some time of leisure and could relax looking at articles and pictures, but soon I was engulfed with images and articles telling me how to change my eyes, my hair,… Read More

Five Tips for Firm, Toned Abs Without Abdominal Crunches

I used to think I had to work out really hard, eat right and do hundreds of abdominal crunches to have firm, toned abs.  Now the only time I do abdominal crunches is when my students request them.  You might be surprised to find that you too can have firm, toned abs without doing abdominal crunches,… Read More

How I took My Fear of Speaking and Made It My Career

I never would have believed that I would choose to be a fitness and wellness speaker. I used to be petrified with even the idea of speaking in front of groups of people.  When I was called to present a simple five minute speech about myself in High School, I hardly could make it to… Read More

Five Steps to Achieve Balance through Yoga

Have you ever noticed when you try to hold a simple balance such as Tree Pose, that  you feel you can’t because you are wobbling all over the place? Perhaps your mind was full of thoughts or self-judgment. It’s much more challenging to hold a yoga posture when our minds are busy or critical. Whereas,… Read More

Ten Tips to Overcome Obstacles and Break Through Fear

My husband and I decided to do something out of our comfort zone for our twelfth anniversary, so we went ziplining. The tour was three hours long in the beautiful forested mountains. The tour started with eight of us, which included six guests and two tour guides. After the two “practice” ziplines and one repel,… Read More

Losing Someone You Love

Recently I lost a very good friend of mine.  When I found out he had passed, I was shocked and sad, and I didn’t know what to do with myself.  I had seen my friend, Paul only one week before he passed, so it didn’t seem possible that I wouldn’t see him in this lifetime… Read More

Quality Time is the Most Valuable Asset

Recently my husband, who is a Life Coach asked our boys, “What would you like me to do more of, and what would you like me to do less of?” I thought that was a great question, so I asked the boys too. Their answer was surprisingly simple, they both wanted us to do more… Read More

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