healthy habits

Healthy Habits!

Posted on 08/24/2010 by |Archived Contributor | Comments

Personal HealthI always love finding stories and advice like this from a reputable source – this time from CNN and Check out this article about 10 different “guilty” pleasures that might actually be good for your health! So don’t feel guilty about doing them! A couple of my favorites include getting your ZZZs, having a girls’ night out, choosing the “full fat” dressing for that lunch salad, and basking in the sun – something I’ve been taking very seriously this …

Taking Your New Years Resolutions Seriously (And Realistically)

Posted on 12/17/2009 by |Archived Contributor | Comments

Your LifeLet’s face it – too often we make some grand resolution to change big for the new year, and near to nothing comes out of it. Practice an accomplishment or performance in your head–athletes call this “mental rehearsal”–repeatedly until you’ve got it exactly right. The idea of mental rehearsal is to actually create the experience of success in your mind. For example, suppose you’re going to a party where you’ll be faced with lots of unhealthy food and drinks. Rehearse …

Back to Work?

Posted on 10/14/2009 by |Archived Contributor | Comments

Your LifeThere is a great Q&A style article on today that addresses concerns of older Americans who were looking to retire, but like many in the country, don’t have the same amount of certainty in their financial stability that they once had. The author touches on going back to work (but does that make sense when the rest of America is looking for work, too?) and social security eligibility. Check it out if you’re looking to retire early…or already have …