Learn how to set healthy emotional boundaries

Boundaries Are Crucial to Your Happiness. Learn Why!

“Every woman that finally figured out her worth, has picked up her suitcases of pride and boarded a flight to freedom, which landed in the valley of change.” ― Shannon L. Alder When you understand your value and power, you develop boundaries to honor yourself and protect your freedom. Emotional boundaries in relationships aren’t a set of legalistic rules that constrain …

Listening: The best way to keep your relationship healthy

“One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.” – Bryant H. McGill Listening is the best way to overcome relationship problems and to keep your relationship healthy. This is easy to say, but difficult to do. We all know that we should listen well, but many times we miss the mark. Poor …

Resolve relationship conflict through courageous conversations

Resolve Relationship Conflict Through Courageous Conversations

Are you looking to resolve relationship conflict and improve the quality of your relationship? Does it take longer than it should to get a task accomplished because the people you are working with don’t trust your intentions? Do you long to experience intimacy and connection in your current relationships? Practicing courageous conversations can address all these relationship problems allowing you to create …

Mothering: A more inclusive Mother's Day Tradition

Celebrating Mothering: A more inclusive Mother’s Day Tradition

Why would the woman who founded Mother’s Day spend the rest of her life trying to end this holiday? Mother’s Day is celebrated all over the world, but the American version was initiated by Anna Jarvis as an attempt to bring reconciliation between the North and the South after the Civil War. Ms. Jarvis started the first Mother’s Day celebration …

how to get the perfect female body

How to Get the Perfect Female Body

Beach time is quickly approaching and many women are buying diet pills, body wraps, and any other product promising to give us the perfect body. Although Americans spend more than $60 billion annually trying to lose weight,  71% of American adults are obese or overweight. A 2007 report by British researchers found that women in the UK spend about 31 …

natural way to boost your immune system

3 Simple Ways to Naturally Boost Your Immune System

We often look for ways to improve their immune systems; protecting ourselves from being bed-ridden during flu season or or catching every bug that travels through our workplace.. Health food stores sell millions of dollars’ worth of supplements of Vitamin C and other vitamins known to improve your immune functioning. Yet, there’s an overlooked way to strengthen your immune system …

Sensory Walk: A free gift from nature

A sensory walk optimizes one of the best forms of exercise: walking. Walking lowers blood pressure, improves blood circulation, strengthens bones and muscles, and improves sleep. Walking in nature has even more positive physical and emotional health benefits.   Research comparing walking in nature versus walking in urban areas showed that individuals who walked in nature experienced lower levels of …

The Missing Ingredient in Your Weight Loss Program

Many of us have worked hard to lose weight only to find that that scales aren’t turning in the right direction. We are eating a clean diet, exercising three times a week, but  we are still not losing weight. If this is true for you, it may be that an unknown culprit is conspiring against you in your plan for …

The Courage to be You: 12 Inspirational Women

Courage is a character trait that is rarely associated with women because we are socialized to be overly cautious and perfect. In her inspirational Ted talk “Teach girls bravery, not perfection”, Reshma Saujani describes the damage that is done to individual women and our society as a whole by socializing women to be overly cautious.  She recounts an HP report …

How failure can lead to success

Failing to First Place: How failure can promote your success

Failure is something that invokes fear in us and that we often seek to avoid. However, if properly embraced failure can catapult us to our success. In the video below we see Heather Dorniden (now Heather Kampf) fall on her face in her second lap of the Women’s 600 meter run. Yet instead of being immobilized by her failure, Heather …