Mind and Body Balance

  • How to effortlessly be charming

        Can you imagine how your life would become even more magical if you could improve your capacity to be charming?  But, trying too hard to be charming actually DESTROYS charm! 😲  True charm is about being yourself… Totally at peace with the good, the bad and the ugly.  Thus, the first key would […]

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  • Keeping Stress Levels Down When Life Gets Overwhelming

        Nothing can hold you back quite like stress.  Unfortunately, stressors are everywhere. Even a small amount can severely impact your ability to perform. Therefore, it’s important to learn how to deal with your stress effectively. This past week was crazy for me.  My boyfriend had surgery on Monday.  My plan was to stay […]

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  • The Magical Gate 

        Close the gate on unhealthy boundaries that you have established. OR Open the gate to new healthy boundaries, free yourself from the negativity of the ‘chained expectations’ and obligations.   It was a sweltering hot day, a humidex of +38 degrees delicious, but despite the intense heat, I knew I needed to get […]

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  • Tips on how to calm yourself under pressure…

        “Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit. Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever, even if your whole world seems upset.” ~ Saint Francis de Sales.   This past week could have been viewed as chaotic for me. My granddaughter was born on Saturday. I was […]

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  • Achieving Goals While Avoiding Distractions

        “You can always find a distraction if you’re looking for one.” ~ Tom Kite Your goals are set.  You’re visualizing them through to fruition. Unfortunately, distractions can get in the way of progress!  Too often, even the slightest distraction ends up being the difference between achieving your goals and missing the mark. It’s […]

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  • HOW JOHN LENNON COULD HELP US FIND A SOLUTION FOR COVID-19

        ‘Cocky’, ‘frustrated’, ‘impatient’ and ‘controlling’ have all been used to describe me on more than one occasion. “Should I wear these traits like a badge of honor? Should I showcase my humility, amenability, patience, and liberalness to the world?” “You’re the ‘Thank God I’ guy…”, comes at me all the time, often attached […]

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  • Routines and Habits

      Routines and habits are essential to having consistency and balance in our life. I’ve been reevaluating mine this past week and have updated my morning routine.   Morning routines are quite common, and most people are pretty set in what they do when they wake up. Morning routines are great for getting the day started […]

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  • Corona’s Other Side…

        Just as I thought things were settling down, and that I could relax into retirement, the Coronavirus Pandemic put us all in lock down.  We’re all forced to work from home, keep our distance from one another and life as we knew it has completely changed.  The financial markets are crashing, people are […]

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  • A Dose of Nature is Just What the Doctor Ordered…

    Modern life can leave us feeling stressed, lonely and depressed, but the solutions are sometimes surprisingly simple. A study completed in 2016 found that visiting a park for at least 30 minutes a week could significantly reduce the risk of depression.  Scientists in Australia found further evidence of what researchers have been saying for years. […]

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  • Finding Balance

    Noun: a state of equilibrium or equipoise; equal distribution of weight, amount, etc. How do you find balance within an unbalanced world? How do you stay focused on being in balance in a chaotic seemingly unstructured world? In today’s high speed, high pressure and high-stress world, it’s not just balances between work and family that’s […]

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