Episode 140: Midlife Mastery: Three Important Goals

It’s no secret that with age, certain physical actions can become more challenging. Well, the fact is that we have one body to live in, and if it fails then we fail. So to succeed at healthy aging, we must become proficient at mastering three vital actions.  These are the three most important pillars of healthy aging. For continued tips and … Read More

Episode 139: Why it’s OK to Quit Healthy Habits with Lisa King

You gotta know when to hold ’em and know when to fold ’em.   Imagine being determined, disciplined, dedicated, and having the desire to stick with a healthy behavior only to find that it’s actually not the right behavior for you. The fact is that not all ‘healthy behaviors’ are healthy for every person. Knowing when to quit, like in a … Read More

Episode 138: The Best Books for Excelling at Menopause (Part 2)

Last week we talked about 6 empowering books for excelling at menopause. Have you ever felt that awkward moment when you’re not sure if you actually have free time or you’re just forgetting everything? Is that one of the “dreaded” menopause symptoms? As promised, this week I am giving you 6 more books that really helped me to navigate through … Read More

Episode 137: The Best Books for Excelling at Menopause (Part 1)

The idea of menopause can conjure up a lot of complicated feelings for women. There are a lot of connotations with menopause that still persist despite what we know now: that this time can be one of the most rewarding and fun chapters of your life. Radical, I know… In this episode I talk about the best books for not … Read More

Episode 136: Confessions of a Recovering Overachiever with Lisa Drake

Joking about being an overachiever seems harmless. But the truth is, it has a dark side. Our brain really doesn’t ‘get’ these kinds of jokes, and they actually harm more than entertain. Our guest, a freestyle coach, and recovering overachiever shares with her dark-to-light journey from overachieving to a dead stop for over a hundred days. This discussion uncovered some … Read More

Episode 134: Friendship a Sweet Responsibility

“Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.” — Khalil Gibran Do we really need friends? If we don’t care about living well, then no we don’t. But seriously, what’s the point of living without doing it well? Cue up a friendship. Research shows that those who have a few true friends live longer and better. There is a … Read More

Episode 133: Trusting the Process (Part 1): 6 Tips

We all want to live a high-quality healthy life. But often that means cleaning up our behaviors. Changing is so freaking hard, and yet staying in a rut is worse. When you feel like you are between a rock and a hard place you know that you must have a strategy for changing. Cue up “Trusting the Process” What does … Read More

Episode 132: Movement Snacks: What You Need to Know

In the real world, we know that a healthy lifestyle is contingent on maintaining a workout regimen with consistency.  yet it can be a challenge to accomplish. one suggestion is to use movement snacks as an alternative to full-length workouts. What do you imagine when you hear the term ‘movement snacks’? Are you thinking of little foods that you eat … Read More

Episode 131: Fat Talk and Body Dissatisfaction

The term ‘fat talk’ refers to speaking of oneself to others negatively about body appearance. Most of us have most likely participated in ‘fat talk’ at one time or another. Well, research now shows that fat talk contributes to body dissatisfaction.  Many women in midlife struggle silently with body dissatisfaction as it is. Hearing fat talk only reinforces that dissatisfaction. Today … Read More