What We Can Learn From the Winter Solstice


Yesterday I went for a walk in the woods. With the exception of some extremely busy squirrels, all was quiet and calm. The trees have let go of all of their leaves, many of the birds have migrated, and… Continue reading

What if You Win the War with Your Body


When I was new to the coaching world I attended a training class where one of the mentor coaches asked a question that had a profound impact on me.


The question was “if you’re at war with your… Continue reading

What is Forest Bathing and Why it’s my Favorite Wellness Ritual


When I first heard the term “Forest Bathing”, I assumed it was a version of skinny- dipping, but instead of jumping naked into a lake it meant hanging out naked in the forest.  I was wrong. Forest bathing has… Continue reading

Food-Free Ways to Boost Your Energy


Have you been feeling tired or overwhelmed lately? If so, you most likely have had the experience of looking for energy “in all the wrong places.” I know I have.


An extra large coffee, a huge chocolate chip… Continue reading

The Apology Card I Use with My Kids and Clients



As a mom, there are some things that I thought would be much easier to teach.


I remember when my kids were young and they were finally out of diapers I thought I was done wiping butts.… Continue reading

This Helped Me Save a Life


Yesterday I was in a restaurant when my friend noticed a woman coughing in a strange way. The woman looked like she was struggling so I got up and asked her if she was ok. She shook her head… Continue reading

Why Cinderella Would Never Go on a Diet


Did you see the updated Cinderella movie that came out in 2015? I loved this movie. The fancy clothes, the wonderful actresses (especially Lily James from Downton Abbey), the incredible scenery, and of course the magic!


In this… Continue reading

I Was “Good” All Day But Lost it at Night


Ever feel like you eat well all day only to lose control and eat everything in sight at night?


I have seen this play out hundreds of times in my life as well in the lives of many… Continue reading

What Do You Want More of in 2016

I hope your New Year is off to a wonderful start.


Whether you write resolutions or not, this is a great time to reflect on:


What do you really, really want this year?


How do you want… Continue reading

Worthy of Being Taken Care of Rather than a Problem that Needs to be Fixed


What do you think of what you think about your body?


For many women the first think we think of is our flaws. We think about our stomach rolls, our flabby arms and thighs, or the extra pounds… Continue reading

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My 2 sisters and I walked out of your talk energized and more committed than ever to continue eating healthy.

Ann Jenkins