Fear is an Instruction Manual.

While working with a teen client recently on confidence, we were discussing that even though fear doesn't feel "good" to us, it is absolutely necessary. This is a not an easy sell. In the midst of this, I discovered that Fear actually comes with an instruction manual. That's good news...

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Wellness and Wellbeing

Wellness and Wellbeing

We know the only constant is change.

And, really, the only constant is EX-change.

That is, the exchange of energy.

You have the power to change your mental, emotional and physical experience when you understand and take advantage of this exchange.

It is the science of this...

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#1 Resolution in Under 5 Minutes

 

If you love planning resolutions or avoid them all together.  Read on.  

Take 5 minutes to do this exercise and then sit back and watch.

There is only one rule needed to get the result you are looking for and here it is:

Plan the next 24 hours.

Sound simple?  It is.  So,...

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Holiday Prehab

Can you feel it coming? The holiday frazzle...the party-hopping, dessert eating, gift-giving, over indulging, stress-evoking frenzy! This is a precarious time for even the most health conscious. So, even though we know it’s coming the average American gains 51% of their annual weight gain...

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You Are Not the Boss of Me

You are not the boss of me. That was one of my favorite lines as young, Traci Trouble. Since then, I have grown and matured and am now a much wiser Traci Trouble. So, now when I say it, I am generally not kicking the walls with the heels of my feet. Well, most of the time. I am totally loving...

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Sugar=Trick Fun=Treat!

Yep, it's that time of year again. Pumpkins and mums are blazing the trail for pillowcases soon to be full of delicious treats. Living rooms will host organized piles. However your child organizes their treats, you can be sure of one thing-that sugar totally feels like a treat...
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Get Ahead of the Season

So, just as fast as your summer went by, the holidays will come.  You know it.  School supplies have been bought, pumpkins and gobs of candy are next, then the turkey and your holiday season is...wala... right on top of you.  Then, guess what?    Happy New Year!  ...

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Tick-Tock: Time to Take Responsibility

Tick-tock. We are counting down to the first day of school (if you aren't already there yet)! With some hesitation and perhaps a teeny bit of parental glee, it's time to get back into the old school routine. Even if your nest is empty for one reason or another, the fall provides an opportunity to...

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Choose Your It.

You've seen the Nike ad. Just Do It. Yeah, that's right, Just Do It!! I love that mantra. I even use my own version of it, "Bring It!" If you don't know what "it" is, just Google exercise, nutrition, fitness or diet and you will be deluged with ideas. Or maybe your neighbor or coworker is trying...

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"Sugar Scares Me" (Quote from Cancer Researcher)

I love this article from Authority Nutrition. I came across it when I googled "evaporated cane juice." I am trying out a "diet" with one of my clients to share the experience with her and broaden my own.

 I define a diet as intentional eating. So, even thought the word diet is taboo these...

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