Month: November 2019

  • Pumpkin Muffins to Add to Your Thanksgiving Feast!

    Healthy Chocolate Coconut Pumpkin Muffins Ingredients 1 cup Coconut Flour ½ cup Flax Meal (Optional: May use all Coconut Flour) ½ cup Oat Bran (Optional:  May use all Coconut Flour) 1 teaspoon Baking Powder ½ teaspoon Salt 2 tablespoons Pumpkin Pie Spice 1 tablespoon Cinnamon ½ cup Non-fat, Plain Greek Yogurt ½ cup Cultured Coconut Milk […]

  • Wellness Wednesday

    How do you “navigate” Thanksgiving dinner with wellness in mind? Optimize what you can. What side dishes can you “tweak” to make healthier? Instead of a rich green bean casserole with heavy cream or butter, try brussel sprouts roasted with olive oil and topped with pomegranate seeds. Remember the healthy plate model. 1/2 of Plate:  Non-starchy vegetables […]

  • TED Talk Tuesday

    Stop. Look. Be Grateful. We all need more “stop signs” in our lives. Time to relax and breath, self-reflect, and appreciate. 

  • Monday Motivation

    How will you be strong, physically, mentally, and emotionally, this week? What new goal (big or small) will you commit to this week? Each step is progress, a Win and Learn opportunity. Savor the journey.

  • Therapy Thursday

    4 Steps to a Deeper Gratitude Recognizing Try to recognize the small ways people show kindness to you.  If you are not certain about another person’s motivation give him/her the benefit of the doubt. More caring may come your way than you are aware! Relaxing and Receiving We cannot receive a precious moment, or an act of kindness, if we are not aware! […]

  • Monday Motivation

    A New Week… A Fresh Start! Give your body and mind periodic rest breaks throughout the week. Short 5 to 15 minute “Brain Breaks”: Professionally, step away from your computer, workstation, or client, Find a place, which brings you comfort and ease, physically, mentally, socially, and spiritually. Rest, recharge, and decompress. This is your safe space: Your space to prepare to […]

  • Thankful Thursday

    Make Gratitude a Habit! I am grateful for the Washington trails, and the peace and serenity of nature! 7 Habits to Become a More Grateful Person Send One Thank You Letter Each Week Write a thank you note to a friend or co-worker who was extra helpful last week. Write in a Daily Gratitude Journal Write […]

  • Motivation Monday

  • Thankful Thursday

    As we begin November, a time to be thankful and show appreciation, let’s set a Gratitude Goal. Write 3 to 5 items on a notepad that you a grateful for each day. The first memories that come to mind, big or small. Another option is to record your answer to the following gratitude questions each day.

  • Monday Motivation

    H A P P Y    N O V E  M  B  E  R!