Tag: self-care


Why Women Won’t Invest in Themselves (and Why It Matters)
03 Mar 2016

Why Women Won’t Invest in Themselves (and Why It Matters)

I recently had a phone call with a potential client, Joanne. Joanne’s really struggling with insomnia, weight gain and just generally feeling like she’s stuck. She’s done a lot of research on perimenopause but has yet to find any real help. We talked through her symptoms, goals and ways I could help her. At the end of our conversation she said, “This sounds like just...

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The Number One Way to Put Yourself on Your To-Do List
24 Sep 2015

The Number One Way to Put Yourself on Your To-Do List

OK ladies, pull out your to-do list for the coming week. Take a quick look. Are YOU on it?  And if time for you IS on the list, where is it? Top? Bottom? If you found yourself at the bottom (or in the “not-at-all” category), read on. If you’re at the top of your list…good for you. Stop back by another day. So, what IS...

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How to Manage Anxiety in Perimenopause without Medication
28 Jul 2015

How to Manage Anxiety in Perimenopause without Medication

If you put a group of 40+ year-old women in a room, you might expect the conversation to turn to weight gain and hot flashes. These are two very common symptoms of menopause that drive women crazy. But what about anxiety? You might be surprised at the number of women who mention anxiety as their most challenging symptom. And interestingly, this is completely new for...

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21 Jul 2014

6 Healthy Reasons to Pull the Plug on Your iStuff

Has your cell phone become an appendage? iPad your new bedmate? Is Facebook your new best friend? If you answered yes to any of these, it may be time to ditch the Droid for a long weekend (or more). Taking some time to enjoy life unattached to a gizmo could be more important to your overall health than you realize. Here’s why. Overusing technology is...

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20 Feb 2014

Wake Up! Your Body’s Talking…

Sometimes, it starts as a whisper. “Psst…psst…ya know, with your family history, you’re gonna need to pay attention to the choices you make.” Or, it could be a not-so-gentle tap on your shoulder….”Mrs. Jones, you have diabetes.” Or, your wakeup call may be the 2 x 4 that smacks you squarely on the head (from the back of an ambulance) as you find yourself on...

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09 Jan 2014

The #1 Thing You can do to Make 2014 the Best Year Ever

I was talking to a prospective client a couple of weeks ago and she made a comment that’s really stuck with me. I asked her what was motivating her to start taking good care of herself. She replied, “What better gift could I give my family?” And that is so true. When we give ourselves the gift of health (mental and physical), we offer our...

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12 Dec 2013

Do You Suck at Receiving?? 6 Simple Practices to Jumpstart the Flow of Mojo

I have to admit; at one point in my life receiving anything was tough. I routinely brushed off compliments and was generally uncomfortable when someone did something for me. I always felt obligated to repay whatever the “gift” was. An experience I had in a meeting of my Mastermind group a few years ago really changed my thoughts about the importance of receiving well. One...

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08 Aug 2013

Menopause Anxiety? Don’t Hit the Panic Button Just Yet.

By Holly Osterman If you were sitting in a room with a group of menopausal women, you’d expect the conversation to turn quickly to hot flashes and mood swings. So you might be surprised at the number of women who point to anxiety as their most challenging symptom. And interestingly, many of these women had never experienced any level of panic or anxiety in their...

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