What’s the very best gift you can give yourself this holiday season? The gift of skipping overspending, overcommitting to time at the mall, and overthinking how to give that perfect thing to everyone on your list. Check out these five gifts that will help you do just that: Walks We Will Take Poster Get you and your lucky giftee out the door together. Gather a list … [Read more...] about 5 Wellness Gifts You Can Give for $5 or Less
One of the joys of a community newspaper is being able to talk with so many readers. After last month’s issue, I received this email: I love your column. The pumpkin workout was so cute to see. I hope you do not think that I am complaining but I do wonder if you have any good advice for someone who knows she needs to exercise but just, to be very honest with you, doesn’t … [Read more...] about No Lost Causes on The Road to Good Health
Things that are scary: Clowns, zombies, climate change...Things that are not scary: Fun movements that celebrate the season and our beautiful bodies! These moves are just to give you ideas. Please consult your doctor before beginning this or any other fitness routine. If you are at all unsure, consult an exercise professional. You can find my contact information at the end of … [Read more...] about Pumpkin Workouts Aren’t Scary…But Are Effective!
Raise your hand if fall food is your favorite food. My hand is up, up, up on this one. We are so lucky here in Colorado to have tomatoes still bursting with ripeness, squash flourishing, and all the greens we can handle while the peaches of summer still line the farmers market stands. And soon - the pumpkins will be ready to go into pies and lattes. Okay, the lattes are already … [Read more...] about Food is Medicine – Fall Edition
There are a million things that you could do right now. Work, emails, your to-do list, cleaning, laundry, making dinner, calling your mom… But you’re just not feeling it. It’s not that you don’t have dreams and goals. Or that you don’t value your commitments. Maybe you’re just plain lazy. No! Procrastinating has everything to do with how our brains are designed – which … [Read more...] about 5 Steps to Turning Procrastination into Action