Bring on the Joy Holiday Planner

If you want to actually savor the holiday season, a little planning goes a long way! I know you already have lots of plates in the air, and adding holiday celebrations to the mix can be overwhelming if you don’t have a game plan. We want to be able to relax and celebrate time with […]

5 Easy Breathing Exercises for Vitality & Relaxation

We all experience feeling low-energy and we all experience feeling stressed out. What if there was an easy way to experience more energy, less stress and feel more balanced overall? If you’ve ever taken a yoga class, you’ve probably experienced pranayama, or breathing practice. If not, you still most likely use your breathing to calm […]

The Best Laid Plans…

At 11:00 pm last night, when I was already ready for bed, the phone rang. It was my daughter calling from Union Station in Washington DC to say she had missed the bus that was taking her back to college. She was sobbing. There were no other buses or trains she could take to her […]

5 Ways to Help Your Body Detox Naturally

If you’re feeling sluggish and low on energy, one reason could be that your body needs to be detoxified. Toxins are noxious or poisonous substances that can be harmful to your body – and can make us feel tired and sluggish. I’m not going to talk about drinking green juice, or avoiding processed foods, or […]

3 Sneaky Habits That Are Stealing Your Energy

I have never met anyone who said, “I’ve got too much energy!  I wish I felt more run-down and overwhelmed.” We all want to have the energy to devote to the people and activities that are important to us – but lots of smart women are running on empty. There are many lifestyle habits that […]

Fill Your Cup with Delight Every Day

It’s not what you do it’s how you do it.  It’s not what you see, it’s how you look at it.  It’s not how your life is, it’s how you live it. ~ Nishan Panwar Do you take time every day to do something to delight yourself? I love the word “delight!”  It has the […]

The Easiest Way to Optimize Your Energy & Feel Better Immediately

Do you want more physical, mental and emotional energy to help you enjoy all that want to do in your life? I don’t know anyone who says “No” to that question.  We all want to feel our best and not just slog through our days.  We all need to manage our energy to live the […]

Slow Down…No Matter How Busy You Are

Your alarm goes off. You hit the snooze button several times before pulling yourself out of bed. This is the only moment in the day in which you will be slow. From here on out you are on the clock – eating in a hurry, speeding off to work or somewhere with the kids, rushing […]

Take Imperfect Action and Call Me In the Morning…

You’ve made the decision to change something.  You’re inspired to to start a business, or begin an exercise program, or create a meditation practice, or clean up you desk.  You have connected to the reasons why doing this thing is important to you.  You know you want to start moving toward your goal. But you can’t […]

Do What’s Hard

During my first week at college, I saw a flyer tacked up on a bulletin board – “If you’re interested in joining the women’s crew team, show up at this place at this time.” So I did. I had never rowed before, but it drew me in.  The first time I sat in a shell […]