Tag Archives: self esteem

Health Raiser Spotlight: Alissa

Health Raiser Spotlight: Alissa

Role models should not only help propel you to a new level of greatness, but they should – at the root of it all – be relatable, someone you can sit down and have coffee with. Health Raiser of the Week, Alissa, is that kind of person. Though she has ...
The Day I Learned to Love Myself

The Day I Learned to Love Myself

A couple of weeks ago I volunteered in my son’s class for his winter-break party. I was manning the cookie decorating table, trying to take deep breaths and not freak out about the food coloring in the frosting and sprinkles. To be perfectly honest w ...
Why I Threw Away My Scale

Why I Threw Away My Scale

How do you define yourself? Your style? Your music preferences? Your hobbies? Your level of education? Or is it something more sinister? Something that, no matter how hard you try, will ebb and flow, sometimes without any control of your own. ...
6 Ways to Rock the Gym When You’re a Newbie

6 Ways to Rock the Gym When You’re a Newbie

With clanking machines, grunting musclemen and fit bodies everywhere you turn, the gym can be an intimidating place when you’re new to the scene. Combine the bustling environment with feelings of insecurity, and the experience may be so overwhelming ...
The Other Vitamin C

The Other Vitamin C

I always coach my female clients to take their vitamin C first thing in the morning. It will boost your energy, make your skin radiate and support your immunity. There’s just one catch: this vitamin C doesn’t come from a glass of OJ. ...
Treat Yourself Like a Bombshell

Treat Yourself Like a Bombshell

Confidence is sexy. There’s nothing more universally true for men and women alike. Now, don’t misunderstand me, there’s a fine line between confidence and arrogance. What I’m talking about is walking with your head held high a ...
“Don’t be so mean to yourself, Mommy!”

“Don’t be so mean to yourself, Mommy!”

Today was a crazy morning, and all I can say is it’s a miracle I got out of the house wearing deodorant, and something other than pajamas. As I was driving my kids to the YMCA, I made a face at myself in the rear-view mirror ...