Journaling Your Way to a Healthy Holiday

Staying on track with exercise and healthy nutrition is always a challenge. But, it can be an even greater challenge during the holidays. We often lose track of our priorities- putting shopping, cleaning, socializing and work ahead of our health. By The New Year, we are left feeling sluggish and overfull. However, all is not …

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Ditch The Candy Dish

In speaking with my clients trying to lose weight, it’s amazing how many of them work in offices where it’s standard fare to have an “Office Candy Dish”. Or, they keep dishes of candy in their homes for the “Unexpected Guest”. Through their food logs, I have found that some of my clients may be …

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Your New Year’s Resolutions: Unrealistic Expectations Sabotage Success

This is the time of year when most of us reflect back on the past year and set goals for ourselves for the upcoming year. Many of these goals involve getting healthier-and that also means losing weight for a vast majority- especially after the mind numbing, overeating holiday season we have just experienced. New Year’s …

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Women in The Corporate World- Have you sacrificed your health for your work?

It is not a cliche to say that women may have a harder time than men trying to balance all aspects of their lives- work, play, friends and family- something has to give when we are trying to fit all of these things into our day. Women traditionally play a greater role in the running …

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Creating Self Contracts and Motivational Lists-Your words are powerful!

In past blogs, I’ve talked about the importance of having concrete, realistic goals to help you stay focused and motivated. I’m sure all of you keep these goals and dreams in your mind, and resurrect these thoughts as you search for motivation. But, keeping your dreams and goals alive only in your mind may not …

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There is NO finish line

Goal setting. It is one of the first things we learn in “personal training school”. We’ve been told, “Make sure all your clients have short term and long term goals”. We’ve been taught that, without them, a client cannot be successful. While I agree to some extent- I am beginning to rethink this over focus …

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