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5 Reasons My Goal for September Is To Practice More Yoga!

Happy National Yoga Month to all my Yogis out there! Since we are celebrating all things yoga during the month of September, I thought this would be a perfect time to explore what this ancient practice is all about and how incorporating it into our lives can benefit us in a variety of ways. I… Continue reading 5 Reasons My Goal for September Is To Practice More Yoga!

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3 Things I Should Have Stopped Doing a Long Time Ago…

I was recently walking my dogs past a group of young kids playing basketball and my friend who was with me looked over at them and said, "Man, to be that young again!". My reply was, "I wish I could be that young again but know what I know now!" With age comes wisdom, at… Continue reading 3 Things I Should Have Stopped Doing a Long Time Ago…

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Monthly Goal Intention, July: Pump the Breaks!

Let me start by asking you lovely people a question, do you think it is possible to be TOO productive? If someone would have asked me that six months ago, I would have very quickly and very adamantly replied, "No way!". There is so much to do and not enough time in the day to… Continue reading Monthly Goal Intention, July: Pump the Breaks!

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Are you ok?

I bet you ask other people that a lot, right?  When you are worried about a friend, a loved one, or a co-worker who seem a little off.  Or when you can tell someone you care about is down or having a bad day or even just seem not be themselves…your first inclination is to… Continue reading Are you ok?

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Taking back some control….

Right now more than ever, we may be struggling with feeling like we are out of control.  At least where I live, we have been under stay-at-home orders for a while now.  I haven’t been able to see my family, friends or my co-workers for almost 6 weeks. I am working from home, eating at… Continue reading Taking back some control….

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What makes this time different?

In asking that question,  I am trying to get to the bottom of why I have been able to make a meaningful lifestyle change that has enabled me to reach my health and fitness goals this time around when all the other times I previously attempted it, I failed quickly and spectacularly?  Why am I… Continue reading What makes this time different?

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Monthly Goal Intention – April

Happy April you guys! First of all, I can’t believe it’s already April!  Second of all, who woulda thought this is the situation we would find ourselves in as April is beginning?! So how are you all holding up?  I hope you are as happy, healthy and sane as possible!  With everything going on in… Continue reading Monthly Goal Intention – April

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Staying Healthy: How can we help our immune systems right now?

First and foremost, I hope you all are safe, healthy and surviving ok right now!  Unless you have been living under a rock recently (which honestly I wouldn’t blame you for!), I am of course saying that because of a certain virus (that I am not even going to name because frankly I am tired… Continue reading Staying Healthy: How can we help our immune systems right now?

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Non-Scale Victories!

As the New Year is rapidly approaching, I have of course been thinking about all the things I want to accomplish in 2020.  In starting to set my intentions for the next twelve months though, I suddenly realized how important it also is to take a second and reflect on all goals I was able… Continue reading Non-Scale Victories!

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A letter to my younger self…

Dear Twenty-Something Beth, I am writing this letter to you as our 40th birthday is quickly approaching. Yep, the big 4-0. I know 40 sounds ridiculously over the hill to you, but here we are fast approaching that ripe old age.  Thinking about reaching this milestone in life prompted me to want to write this… Continue reading A letter to my younger self…