What is WELLNESS?

What is WELLNESS?

What is wellness? Is it an overused word meant to sell the science of perfection? Is it an elitist premise that promises thinness and acceptance? Maybe it’s just the latest buzzword that has us all hash-tagging like crazy for social rapport. Buzz as you will,...
GOAL SETTING & GROWTH MINDSET

GOAL SETTING & GROWTH MINDSET

I recently listened to a talk where the speaker addressed goal setting and why we tend to fail. She suggested that in setting a goal, you think about the timeline and then put yourself at the finish line. Next, imagine your life in reverse, tracing a path from this...
CONNECTEDNESS

CONNECTEDNESS

The best way to not feel hopeless is to get up and do something. Don’t wait for good things to happen to you. If you go out and make some good things happen, you will fill the world with hope; you will fill yourself with hope. -Barack Obama Pay It Forward. Spread...
FUNCTIONAL FITNESS

FUNCTIONAL FITNESS

Let me begin this column with an honest and personal share. I don’t like strength training. There. I said it. It is a part of my routine that I could easily neglect if I didn’t understand is value. Ok, I am a runner, a marathoner at that. Still, you don’t have to be a...
WATER

WATER

With the heat and humidity of summer upon us, this edition of Coach’s Corner will quench your thirst for knowledge by shining a spotlight on a wellness superstar: WATER. It is no coincidence that literature, film, and folklore often refer to water as a symbol of life...