Mental Health

How to be happier everyday

How to be happier everyday

If you observe and talk with people around you, you will find that most follow a formula for life that goes something like this…. if you work hard, you will become successful and once you become successful, then you’ll be happy. This pattern of belief is what motivates most of us in life. We think if we lose 10 pounds,...

Prioritize To Save Time

Prioritize To Save Time

If you run a successful business, you know that time is precious. You’ve learned to use it wisely. If you work for someone else, you need to prioritize your responsibilities to be the most efficient at your job. Much of my time is dedicated to my health-coaching business. Of course, my family and friends are important and day-to-day responsibilities are...

Relax, take a trip, enjoy!

Relax, take a trip, enjoy!

Just the thought of another South Carolina summer wears me out. It may be debatable about what is causing more and more heat year after year, but there is no doubt in my mind that climate change is real. My husband and I are rejuvenated every summer when we take a short up I-26 to the mountains. Not only do...

Do your city a favor: Ride a bike to town

Do your city a favor: Ride a bike to town

Charleston, S.C. — one of the world’s most popular cities — is a nice place to live, especially if you have good physical health.   A morning stroll along The Battery overlooking Charleston Harbor is delightful, especially during the spring and fall. You are certain to see ships entering and exiting past Fort Sumter to and from the Atlantic Ocean. The...

Spirituality and Health

Spirituality and Health

  Spirituality comes naturally, and it is typically a very healthy activity. If you have found meaning, hope, comfort and inner peace in your life, you know what I’m talking about here. Spirituality is available to you through religion, music and art, nature, exercise and possession of a high sense of principle and morality. Being a spiritual person is the...

It’s OK to Age in Place But Plan Ahead

It’s OK to Age in Place But Plan Ahead

As members of the Baby Boomer generation enter their 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s and beyond, it may be time to get serious about where they will live comfortably, content and autonomous. One’s dwelling is a very important consideration should be at the top of the list as preventive medicine, exercise and other therapies continue to catch on. So now is...

Think Positive About Aging

Think Positive About Aging

Are you worried about the aches and pains of getting old?  If you do, then don’t.  It could make you lose your mind. Individuals who hold negative beliefs about aging are more likely to have brain changes associated with Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new Yale University study.  Figuring out a way to think positively about growing old could be...

Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays!

Thinking of you during this holiday season and wishing you the healthiest of holidays!

Political Correctness Can Be Deadly — For Men

Political Correctness Can Be Deadly — For Men

Hey guys, do you have any close friends other than your spouse? I mean really close friends — ones you can talk to about personal problems.  It’s been estimated that more than 2.5 million British men (that’s every four men of 10 in the work place) have no out-side-the-home friends they would turn to for help or advice in a...

Do Yourself a Favor: Practice Gratitude

Do Yourself a Favor: Practice Gratitude

Are you a happy person? If so, beyond any doubt, you should be extremely grateful. Are you a grateful person? If so, you should be extremely happy. You can’t have one without the other. Write this down: “Happy = Grateful, and vice versa.” Stick it on your refrigerator, in your journal, at the top of your to-do list. Share this with...

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