What Does It Mean to Move?

May 19, 2020

What is movement to you? When you hear that word, what images does it bring up? What I’m finding is that most women use the work synonymously with “exercise”, and that’s really the last connection that I hope you make from me. Because, while exercise is movement, there’s a whole …

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Alig Your Goals With Your Reality

May 15, 2020

I think the #1 issue that comes up with my clients is the frustration of not being able to meet their goals. They want to lose weight and train for a triathlon, and I applaud all of those dreams. The thing is, almost anything that you want to do is …

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Athletic Wellness During Quarantine

Apr 26, 2020

She Moves · Athletic Wellness During Quarantine We are about five weeks into the quarantine, and my feed is full of people complaining about pain, weight gain, and the fear of losing their performance. It’s not that much different than what I hear from my clients when they sustain an …

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Just Relax

Apr 9, 2020

We are living in a crazy time. For all of us, this is the first pandemic that we’ve ever experienced and most of us were not quite ready for the reality and life shift that it’s brought. We’ve been cut off from friends and family. Our kids have stopped going …

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The Rise of the Midlife Mom

Apr 4, 2020

This article was initially published at Positively Balanced. Geriatric. It’s a word that I didn’t expect to have associated with me for many more decades, but about 10 years ago I heard it for the first time. “You’re a ‘Geriatric Primigravidae”, the midwife told me. Basically I was a first-time …

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Sitting Still

Mar 28, 2020

Sittung Still I am being challenged right now – one that has been suggested by my therapist but also one that I know has been needed for a long time. I am being challenged to sit with myself. To stop taking on projects as a distraction from facing my own …

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Lessons from Super Bowl LIV

Feb 3, 2020

The Super Bowl was last night. I’m not much into the games anymore, but the talk today is the Halftime Show. It was J Lo and Shakira this year and they put on an amazing performance, but the conversation really is revolving around their ages of 50 and 43 respectively. …

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How Can We Heal the Mental Health Crisis?

Jan 21, 2020

Today I was working with a massage client and we got to talking about baby, moms, and teens. She asked a question that triggered a pain point for me. “I often wonder why the US has such a rise in teen suicide.” And I couldn’t agree more. I have some …

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Goodbye 2019

Dec 29, 2019
goodbye 2019

Two more days. Just two more days until we can bid adieu to 2019, and frankly I’m happy to do so. The year has been tough, but I will say that the past decade wasn’t all bad. In fact, I realized that 2010 was the year that my life changed …

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The Fountain of Youth

Apr 17, 2019

So here we are. In our 40s and 50s, maybe our 60s. Things aren’t working like they used to. You’ve cut the calories and logged the hours on the treadmill, and the scale isn’t budging. In fact despite your best efforts you middle is a little more padded lately.

In the mornings you wake up, roll over and there is it – a twinge in the back and a stiffness to the feet. You didn’t do anything to injure it, and yet you feel it nonetheless.

Our mom’s warned us for puberty, but what about the anti-puberty? Yes ladies, perimenopause is upon us and it’s wreaking havoc on our physical bodies and our sanity. But is this the end of our youth and livelihood? Of course not.

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