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 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 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

Episode 130: A Trend to Get Angry About

There is a trend that has me quite agitated. It needs to be exposed. It’s the “heroin body” trend. Frankly, it’s no better than its evil twin the ”bigger booty”. Body trends are dangerous. Bodies are unique, they cannot be molded like playdough. People who believe that these trends are what they need to follow, to live a better life … Read More

Episode 129: If You Only Knew

I found myself sitting on the floor amongst an array of cookbooks from the last three decades, and a memory came to me. This memory had me bursting out laughing.  The memory was a recollection of receiving a ‘healthy’ birthday gift, which consisted of a water bottle filled with fat-free gourmet jellybeans. If I only knew then what I know … Read More

Episode 127: How to Outsmart Your Gym Anxiety

Ever been the new kid on the block? It can suck. Going to a new gym can feel just as yucky. The fact is that nobody has time to work through a long period of adjustment to a new gym. In this episode, I am digging deep into 4  common causes of gym anxiety and solutions to help you achieve … Read More