Life After Five

4 Tips to Keep More Money in Your Purse This Week

I’ll admit, there’s nothing like sipping a warm espresso beverage or hot tea while working in the afternoon. The warm, soothing beverage just makes everything all better especially on cold, rainy days! However, I realized t...

3 Tips to Evaluate The Diet Du Jour

Quick – name as many diet trends/fads/cleanses/lifestyles/whatevers as possible! Here’s what I came up with… Paleo, Vegan, Vegetarianism, Atkins, Dukan Diet, Master Cleanse, Fruitarian, Gluten Free, Dairy Free...

4 Exercises To Do Anywhere Anytime

We all know that exercise is important but unfortunately we don’t always prioritize it into our daily lives. Of course it is ideal to extra hours in a day to go to run, hit the gym or take classes, but the reality is – resp...


Your Body Is Talking. Are You Listening?

Your body is incredibly smart. Your heart pumps blood without you having to think about it. Your breath flows in and out without you having to control it. Our bodies are an extraordinary system of parts inextricably woven toget...

Being Able to Retire: So Much More Than Just Luck

  The other day a friend asked if saving 18 percent was enough to be saving for retirement. Instead of giving a simple yes or no answer as was expected, I had to answer with a question of my own, “How much do you want to...

The Truth About Change and Creating Habits – It Takes 66 Days!

There is a common belief that it takes 21 days to form a habit, 21 days for something new to become so much a part of your life that you’re accustomed to it being there. So we think if we can just get through the first th...


This is Why You’re Stuck

This is a gremlin. You might be wondering what I mean by “gremlin.” When I talk about them most people think of the furry creatures from the 80’s movie. Nope, not those. Gremlins are what I, and many other great coaches/t...

3 Tips for Every Relationship

These are very exciting times for us!  Loving, committed relationships are no longer just for your average cookie cutter lovebirds.  Look at yourself, look around you – you’ll see men with women, men with men, wom...

I hate my Fitbit.

I hate my Fitbit.  Truly.  This tiny activity tracking device is running my life.  And by ruining, I mean making my life more mindful and healthy. Say what? As a fitness professional, it is not too hard to motivate me to exe...


Tips for Telecommuting

About eight years ago my mother decided to go back to work as a promotional products account executive. There she could use her creativity and interpersonal skills to give her clients what they were looking for while adding to ...