Take A Mindful Breath This Holiday Season


How many times have we made up our minds that this holiday season “we are going to be good”. We begin to plot and plan and make up a thousand different scenarios in our minds about what we will and what we won’t allow ourselves to eat, only to find ourselves abandoning our best plans […]

Daily Exercise Is for Suckers. Get Fit in 7 Minutes a Week


You can toss out your gym membership — and your excuses for not exercising — because a new study says that you can incinerate fat, decrease your risk of diabetes and get your booty in damn fine shape in less time than it takes to heat up a frozen pizza. And who doesn’t have time […]

Making Time for Nothing


“So,” I said to Michelle during our first session together, “if you were living your ideal life, what would you do today?” It’s a standard opening I use with almost every client, and Michelle gave me the standard response. “Nothing.” “Really?” I asked. “Nothing at all?” “That’s right,” Michelle said, nodding wearily but emphatically. “Fantastic!” […]

Time To Shut The Hell Up. You Know, Yogically.


So you know that feeling when everything has gone wrong and you are trying to figure your shit out and you are a yoga teacher so people kind of think you should have something figured out by now but you just don’t and your birthday is coming up and you are not where you thought […]

8 Essential Strategies To Saying “No”


One of the most essential skills that a freelancer can have is the ability to say “no”. Without that skill, you will be overloaded with requests and assignments, and continuously overworked and missing deadlines, the quality of your work will slip, and you will take on assignments that you don’t enjoy and that don’t pay […]

Sisterhood Of The Traveling Butterfly


Time Passes….. Life happens….. Distance separates….. Children grow up…… Jobs come and go. Love waxes and wanes. Men don’t do what they’re supposed to do… Hearts break. Parents die. Colleagues forget favors. Careers end….. BUT…..Sisters are there, no matter how much time and how many miles are between you. A girl friend is never farther […]

“What’s For Fitness Today?” Tip #24 – Have Your Perfect Day!


April 24, 2011 Tip #24 Stop and think about it: what would your perfect day include? Today we give you permission to have your perfect day! If you have other obligations today, schedule this for a day on the weekend or a day that you’re totally free. Now grab a pen and paper and start […]