Unplugging from the virtual rat race

During the last 8 months or so I’ve completely abandoned the first rule of a wellness professional. I quit taking care of myself first. I have allowed any number of excuses to get in the way of workouts, eating and sleeping. I continuously told myself “I’ll get to it eventually and I have too much […]

Core values and what they mean to our lives

Every Sunday from now until the publishing I’m going to do a post relative to the contents of the book. I want my readers to get a sneak preview of what has become an incredible labor of love. I always knew these topics were important to me, but putting them on paper in a coherent […]

Mourn and move on

There are a great deal of amazing things happening in my life right now. In March I’ll sign the publishing contract for my book, I’m waiting to hear back about several potential new clients as well as a permanent gig with a company I’m very passionate about. In short, I have no reason to feel […]

Why I love Mondays and you can too

For many years I was like the rest of the world rushing my life from weekend to weekend always trying to savor those precious final Sunday night or holiday hours and dreading the sound of the alarm that signaled a new work week. Even then I remember commenting on the irony of it and how […]

Is your brain making you fatter than food is?

As much as I love teaching people new concepts, I generally shy away from using big words and hard to grasp science because I’m more concerned about the overall understanding than the nuances. But there is one element of eating science that is so important and has such a huge impact on the rest of […]

Are you getting the “Nourishment” you need?

Think back to a time when you have gone for an extended time, intentionally or not, without food. Alternatively there might be a time when you were doing something particularly physically or mentally strenuous such that you felt completely drained afterward. When you finally were able to put food in your body did it not […]

Did you make the wrong resolution?

Just as with my birthday recently I found that waking after the holidays I was just so glad they were over. I’m ready to get back to work. However, I did find that even though I had made my resolutions late last year on a different timeline, that there was something magical about January first […]

How a Muslim taught me the meaning of Christmas

This is my second Christmas in Texas without friends or family and without any of the tons of decorations that usually graced my home at this time of year. For the last couple weeks I have on occasion been caught feeling sorry for myself despite the knowledge that every bit of my current situation is […]

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