The Curse of The Coulda-Shoulda-Wouldas

It's not your fault. You know- that thing (s) you did "wrong" in the back of your mind that keeps insinuating itself to the front of your mind and perhaps even aggressively spreading its big ass across even the little nooks and crannies of your mind, eventually invading every facet of your waking, and quite possibly, … Continue reading The Curse of The Coulda-Shoulda-Wouldas

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Fuel Yourself

“But how will I do this when you’re not here to make me do it?”  This is an understandable question regarding working out from a client whose time period with a trainer is about to come to its end. For some, it’s an easy answer: don’t stop working with your trainer and you’ll never have … Continue reading Fuel Yourself

Forget the numbers

You are not a number. Who you are cannot be represented by a number on a scale, by a calendar, or in a checkbook. The world makes assumptions based on numbers, but we can choose not to adhere to them by teaching ourselves to access the true core of our existence and see beyond these assumptions. This … Continue reading Forget the numbers

Stick together and we can do this

9 years ago when my youngest graduated from kindergarten (and no, I can't believe it was that long ago, and yes, with my 2 eldest children graduating from college this week, I am suddenly feeling extremely verklempt, but that's a post of its own...) the theme of the program was the Robert Fulghum book All I … Continue reading Stick together and we can do this

A face that “ain’t looking through me”

"For the ones who had a notion, a notion deep inside, That it ain't no sin to be glad you're alive I wanna find one face that ain't looking through me I wanna find one place, I wanna spit in the face of these... Badlands, you gotta live it everyday..." The Boss nails it for … Continue reading A face that “ain’t looking through me”

Saying no out of love vs. yes out of fear

Years ago I watched an episode of The Suze Orman Show  that was about women feeling their power. "Are you a powerful woman?" Suze would ask each caller as she took their question. "um, I thought I was." "um, well, um, I don't know." "um, I think so." To which Suze finally made a caller ask her the same … Continue reading Saying no out of love vs. yes out of fear