What does your wellness program look like?

What is wellness? Is it being healthy?  Is it fitness? The interpretations are as unique as the pictures each person sees looking at cloud formations or embers of a fire. A girl I once worked with was obsessed by running and working out.  She had a terrible diet and seemed to have a continuous series of colds and flu as well as poor body image.  Not my idea of well. I know a woman who was coping with a degenerative illness – she was...

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Put Yourself First

  Take care of yourself first! Financial advisors tell us to pay ourselves first – put money into building up savings before we start spending for the month.  Most people wait and only save what’s left over—that’s paying yourself last. And of course, there is usually more month than money and very little, if anything, left at the end of it. It’s the same with our mental, physical and emotional health.  The things that will...

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If not now, when?

Last week I was sitting around in a boardroom with 20 people and when I announced that I was on a mission to unlock people’s shoulders, almost everyone there reacted in some way.  Whether it was a knowing nod, or a murmur of “That sounds good”, “I need that!” or sitting up straighter and rolling the shoulders back, it struck a chord with everyone. Tightness in the neck and shoulders is rife in our society as we spend more time hunched...

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Questions to ask yourself?

Questions to ask yourself What are you noticing in your body these days?  Any aches, pains, restriction in movement? What is it keeping you from doing? If you answer, “nothing really” – are you doing what you want to do with ease?  Or is it a bit of a struggle?  Think about it. How much better would it feel if what you love to do was comfortable and easy to do? And if you continue to put up with aches, pains and restrictions, what will...

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