Self-Care Challenge (Day 243): Saying No

self-care coaching for better health

On day 243 of my 366-day self-care challenge, I explored saying no as an act of self-care. We always have a choice. How we spend our time, money and energy reflects our values, but sometimes it also reflects our ability (or inability) to set boundaries. In their book Boundaries*, authors Henry Cloud and John Townsend explain that boundaries […]

Happy Parenting with Sheila Storrer

Sheila Storrer of Sheila Storrer coaching

In this episode of Conversations with Smart People, I interviewed Sheila Storrer, a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, about happy parenting. When I met Sheila I immediately knew she was special. While I may not have children of my own, I’ve always felt a deep sense of appreciation and respect for parents who have a […]

Wild vs Farmed Fish: Which is Better?

healthy salmon salad

The wild vs farmed fish debate continues to be controverisal, and there are risks and benefits associated with both options. Perhaps the better question is this: which is right for you? Wild vs Farmed Those in the “wild” camp argue that there are more health benefits associated with fish that are allowed to roam freely in the […]

10 Tips for Staying Motivated to Reach Your Health Goals

Does this sound like you? You feel unstoppable that first week after setting a new goal, only to find that you’ve completely abandoned it just a few weeks later? Staying motivated is tough, but there are a few things you can do in advance to give yourself a kick in the pants when you need […]