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How Gardening Helps Your Over-All-Well-Being

How Gardening Helps Your Over-All-Well-Being

I have never been one to garden, much less farm. My idea of gardening in recent years is to buy flowers and vegetables from the store but certainly not grow them. But as I have watched my husband plant, grow and take such pride in his finished product I am having a change of heart. I have watched from the...

The Number One Thing You Can Do To Lose Weight

The Number One Thing You Can Do To Lose Weight

Everyone wants to lose weight, some a little, some a lot.  Thus, it’s no surprise my clients often ask what’s the No. 1 thing they can do to lose pounds quickly and keep them off? I wish I had a magic wand to do the job that is healthy and has no side effects. But there is no magic wand...

Simplify Life

Simplify Life

I am all about simplifying life’s daily routines and events, but it’s not always easy.  I recently completed a four-month business accelerator program at the Harbor, wrapped up three group-coaching classes and will start two new ones’ next week. And, like for most of us, spring has been a very busy time with family and friends. As a result, some of the...

How To Optimize Your Metabolism

How To Optimize Your Metabolism

After you lose weight, your metabolism slows down, thus it is easier to regain the weight you lost. And once you gain back the weight, the harder it is to lose it.  It’s a vicious cycle.  But you can get it back under control.  By employing a few helpful nutrition and lifestyle changes, you will be on the road to...

How to Eat Healthy on The Go

How to Eat Healthy on The Go

It’s that time of year when people start thinking road trips. No, not the kind from your college days when all you needed was someone with a car that had gas, a cooler, a place to stay and a group of friends looking for adventure. I’m talking about the kind that involves staying healthy and eating right and still being...

How to Lose Weight and Keep it Off

How to Lose Weight and Keep it Off

Our 2018 Health Living group started last week-eight motivated women with the same goal: The desire to get healthy and stay that way primarily by losing weight and keeping it off. But it takes more than individual will power to make this happen. The key is having a qualified health coach for guidance, inspiration and motivation all combined with a...

How to Have Work/Life Balance

How to Have Work/Life Balance

If we are friends on Facebook or you have liked my business page, Wellness Five, you know that I was selected for 2018 to be one of 10 women-owned businesses to participate in the Harbor Entrepreneur Center’s business accelerator program. Thirty women-owned businesses applied and 10 were selected. I am honored to be one of this elite group but as...

Why Coffee is a Health Food

Why Coffee is a Health Food

One of the things I look forward to each morning is a cup of fresh-brewed coffee. In fact, I enjoy it so much I often list it as one of the three things I am grateful for each week. My morning Joe helps me to ease into my routine; it is my time to be quiet and savor the beginning...

How to Make Time for Exercise

How to Make Time for Exercise

People have good intentions about being physically active but often they allow things to get in their way. “I want to exercise, but I don’t have any extra time,” they tell me. Or, “I don’t want to take a brisk walk when it’s cold and/or dark outside,” they say. Or, “I don’t enjoy exercise, so I can never stick with...

How I Blew My New Year’s Resolutions

How I Blew My New Year’s Resolutions

How has 2018 been treating you? I hit the ground running this year – catching up on work and implementing new ideas – and then the snow bomb cyclone hit my home here in the Lowcountry of South Carolina, The deep freeze on just about everything has slowly melted now and I’m fretting. I haven’t taken a single step toward...

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