Blog

Fall Women’s Retreat Overcoming Self Sabotage

Taking Time For Yourself Matters. Fall Women’s Retreat: Journaling for Clarity, Calm and Creating the Life of Your Choosing. Relax in luxury, eat healthy & delicious gourmet meals, walk among the trees and forest, enjoying the natural beauty of Timber Creek Retreat House set on 80 acres just one hour south of Kansas City. This is not just

Read More

Goals: Overrated or Necessary

As someone who coaches people to help them make positive changes in their lives, it may seem curious that I am lukewarm regarding the subject of goals, goal setting and even, ‘goal tending.’ Not all goals are good, even when created from a place of sincerity.  Some goals, in fact, can hinder our forward progress simply because they miss the

Read More

The Birthday Lesson

I am in Vancouver, BC, traveling with two dear friends to celebrate my 60th birthday. This is the first of many celebrations commemorating not just my turning the big 6-0 but the culmination of the past few years of busyness and transition. Life’s directives demanded courage, and being the coward that I am, I fought hard and fruitlessly, of course

Read More

The Problem with Discipline by Tina Sprinkle

It’s that time of year when we tend to get riled up and set all sorts of lofty goals for ourselves. In layman’s terms this is called New Year’s Resolutions… in my industry it’s more like a False Positive- that sudden jump in gym attendance due to this sudden burst of inspiration.  Inspiration that peters out sometime between Valentine’s Day

Read More

Why Eating Clean Isn’t Enough Anymore

I’ve been in the health and fitness industry for nearly forty years which either means I am very old or very wise; (I am very old.) During that time I have survived the low fat, high carb craze, the long slow distance theory of fat loss, and countless wasted hours planted on a spin bike, stair climber, treadmill, all in

Read More

Why It’s Easy to Feel Stuck in the Middle

Do you ever feel you’re not moving forward, having a hard time making decisions or simply feel low level anxiety because you’re not exactly where you want to be in life. T School Coach Tricia Collins and I were discussing this feeling on a recent walk together.  We shared how we each deal with the “dirty middle” and how, these

Read More

Why I went to Rehab for my Summer Vacation

To say it’s been an interesting year is an understatement.   It started off okay, but took a serious detour when I had my left hip replaced for the third (and hopefully last) time. It seems my body doesn’t like foreign objects; a fact born out by the fact that the cup in my acetabulum, secured by bolts during my second

Read More