Category Archives: lifestyle design

Ditching self care for something better

I don’t like the term self care.  It conjures up images of spending hours soaking in a bubble bath with a magazine. Let’s be serious, it’s completely unrealistic and even if we did have the time to do that, the relaxation … Continue reading

Posted in happiness, lifestyle design, Uncategorized, wellbeing | Leave a comment

3 habits to give up to have your best year yet

“Well, if you want to sing out, sing out. And if you want to be free, be free. ’Cause there’s a million things to be. You know that there are.” – Cat Stevens I literally laughed out loud when I heard this Cat … Continue reading

Posted in designing your life, happiness, inspiration, lifestyle design, Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Are you coming with me or what?

So, be honest. We’re 9 days into 2014. How are you doing with those resolutions? I’m fascinated with the new year/new you mentality that comes with each January. I’ve been pouring over so many unique ways to process the past … Continue reading

Posted in designing your life, inspiration, lifestyle design, New Year, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Creating your reality: the art of visioning

“With you when your future is yet to be written” When I was little, I taught myself how to ride a bike in my mind. I brought my new blue two-wheeler home I was determined to ride it, only I couldn’t. … Continue reading

Posted in designing your life, happiness, inspiration, lifestyle design, Uncategorized, wellbeing | Leave a comment

What is a health coach anyway?

It really confuses people when I say that I’m a holistic health coach. Nobody knows exactly what it means. And I can really understand why! It’s one of those terms that’s pretty fuzzy and that’s because every health coach out … Continue reading

Posted in inspiration, lifestyle design, Uncategorized, wellbeing | Leave a comment

The story behind the story

“When you go through the motions of your day and your heart isn’t into it, that’s when you know you’re ready to shift.“ I remember walking along the Charles River with my husband, who was my boyfriend at the time … Continue reading

Posted in lifestyle design, Sparkedup!, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

My new wallet and how it propelled me out of my funk

“The jump is so frightening between where I am and where I want to be. Because of all I may become, I will close my eyes and leap.” – Mary Anne Radmacher Why is change so hard, even when it’s … Continue reading

Posted in designing your life, e-program, lifestyle design, Sparkedup! | Leave a comment

My ‘someday’ was yesterday

This tri represented more to me than just another race. It was more than just swimming, biking and running the required distance. I signed up to push myself – not physically (though I did that too) and not mentally (though … Continue reading

Posted in e-program, lifestyle design, wellbeing, workout | 3 Comments

Action creates change

It’s not that the house is hideously messy, it’s just that there’s a pile of mail that’s been sitting on the counter for a few days. Oh, and there’s that pile of clothes that hasn’t made it’s way upstairs yet … Continue reading

Posted in home, lifestyle design, wellbeing | Leave a comment

Mindset matters: show up with who you are

I almost quit last week. I almost gave up. I might not have ever told you that either. I may have just pulled out of the races and you might not have known. In my head, a endless loop of … Continue reading

Posted in fitness, happiness, lifestyle design, Uncategorized | Leave a comment