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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 Beyond Fifty, 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...

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...

Healthy Living Class

Healthy Living Class

Healthy Living Class Starting in February 2018 Eating right and living healthy doesn’t have to be so hard. Living healthy is about developing habits that work for your body and lifestyle. In this class, you will: Figure out a way to eat right for your body Find an exercise regimen that gets you in shape and that you enjoy To...

What Do You Want To Change?

What Do You Want To Change?

People reach out to me because there is a little something they would like to change about themselves. It might be their diet, lifestyle or outlook. They may want to lose weight but are held back by doubt, fear, confusion or low motivation. Their willpower has run out, they haven’t had a health scare (or not yet) and it’s too...

10 Tips For Making 2018 Your Best Year Yet!

10 Tips For Making 2018 Your Best Year Yet!

My clients often come to me looking for accountability. They know what they need to do to improve their health but can’t seem to stick to the program. This is not unusual. I remind them that change is not a linear process. It takes time to establish consistency. There are ups and downs but with the right motivation and plan,...

What Does Stress-Free and Happy Mean to You?

What Does Stress-Free and Happy Mean to You?

It’s scary to start something new – especially when you are over 50 years old. But that is what I did when I began my health and wellness coaching company, Wellness Beyond Fifty, three years ago. Why health and wellness coaching? Why leave my comfort zone? I’ve done exceptionally well in real estate. Why not open my own real estate...

What Do Turkey and Sleep Have In Common?

What Do Turkey and Sleep Have In Common?

Thanksgiving is the holiday when most of us stuff ourselves with turkey, cranberry sauce and pie, and then take a nap. It’s the nap that I’m wondering about here. Is it true that eating turkey induces sleep? Or is it simply eating too much of everything that brings on the z’s? So I did some research and learned that turkey...

H2O + CO2 = ?

H2O + CO2 = ?

Water is an essential nutrient for humans, but not all water is created equal. We have several options, some healthier than others…So let’s take a closer look at what’s available. The rumor on the waterfront is carbonation will hurt you, but that’s a bad rap. Carbonation is merely carbon dioxide injected via bubbles into a liquid in order to give...

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