Woman grabbing santa hat grimacing with lots of presents in her hand

Compassion for others begins with kindness to ourselves – Perma Chödrön Are you feeling stressed this holiday season? Oh, those holiday ads. Are they getting to you, too? Is your mailbox filled to the brim and your email has more ads than you can count? As Charlie Brown would say, sigh. Are you discouraged because…

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Man sitting on couch in a bathrobe watching TV

Have you been spending more time sitting and watching TV? Are you feeling a tad weaker and less energetic then you did eight months ago? Falls are on the rise, too Did you know that there has been a 30% increase in falls since the COVID pandemic began (data from Dr. Furth, in Australia) A…

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Feet under a blanket poolside

I like doing workouts barefoot, when I can. When I teach my Zoom T60Fit home fitness classes, I encourage my class to do the workout barefoot. Why no shoes It seems counter intuitive to a workout, but here are a few things to think about. 1. We weren’t born with shoes on. 2. Shoes prevent…

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w sleeping dogs

Feeling stressed and rushed? You are not alone in these unusual and stressful times. I will keep it brief and provide you with 2 quick tips you can do immediately to help you stay calm and slow down. Stay calm There are several ways to calm your inner mind, and there is no better time…

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rolling the dice

There is nothing more important in life than your health, so don’t roll the dice. Your Health IS your Wealth It’s likely you know how much money you have in the bank, and it SHOULD be just as likely that you know a few key numbers about your health. Read on to see if you…

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Covid trend

Birders, Business and You Birders and business have more in common with you than you think FACT: Many of us are suffering from the COVID 5-10-15 or more.  Yes, that is the dreaded weight gain. How did that happen you might ask? When did you notice it? And what can you do about it. How…

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jar full of bills

If I had a dollar for every time I heard, “I’m too old for this.” I would have many dollars in my jar. Are you going to add to my money jar? Using age as an excuse to be unhealthy, unfit and physically inactive is just not acceptable in these times or any time. Did…

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Dog running through agility course

Remember a time when you tripped over a curb, rock, dog/cat, or toy?  Maybe you stumbled going up or down the stairs. Were you able to successfully navigate the stumble? The next time you may not be so lucky Unfortunately, the next time you may not be so lucky.  Just ask anyone who has sprained…

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Fall leaves

Are you ready to get fit this fall? Do you love fall as much as I do?   It always reminds me of going back to school, having more structure to my day, fabulous color changes and crisp air as fall progresses into winter. This is the perfect time to hit the STOP button on the…

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Growth Mindset

I’m Back!  After taking a few weeks break, I am ready to fill the big chair and I hope you will help me fill it up as well with your hopes, aspirations, goals AND actions. Let’s talk change While taking a break I thought about change and what makes us stay in our comfort zone…

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