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How to Eat Healthy (for real)

You may think that you’re diet is healthy because you eat a variety of foods, but what if the foods you eat aren’t as healthy as you thought? That’s the realization that I had when I first started studying Ayurveda, …

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The 6 Most Important Habits for Fall Health

Have you ever wondered why you’re more susceptible to getting sick during fall season? According to Ayurveda, variability, especially in the weather is the biggest culprit. Not only can the ups and downs in temperature negatively impact your body, but …

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How to Make a Healthy Transition to Fall Season

Have you ever wondered why you have a higher tendency to get sick during fall season? Or maybe you dread the season that brings higher levels of anxiety, digestive distress, cold hands and feet, and dry, rough skin. If you …

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Cultivate this One Thing for your Confidence and Leadership to Soar

Are you a leader, or do you want to be? Even if you don’t see yourself as a leader in an organization or business, that doesn’t mean you’re not the leader of your life. You are! If you’re still skeptical …

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whitewater kayaker performing an edge control drill in flatwater

Whitewater Kayaking: How to Balance on Edge

Do you find yourself flipping a lot when you don’t want to? Or maybe you’re trying to surf and stern squirt, but can’t quite seem to get the edge that you need for success. When you can effectively balance on …

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How to Overcome Your Fear of Saying No

“I don’t want to say no because I’m afraid that I’ll be judged as rude and unlikable. Also, who am I to say no?” This is what one of my coaching clients shared with me this week when discussing how …

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How to Create Freedom through Boundaries

You’re a successful high achiever so why are you sad, overwhelmed and struggling? This week at the Summer Olympics, Simone Biles, considered the best gymnast of all time, showed us that even the most successful people struggle. She also showed …

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Want to Achieve Big Goals? Then Remember This.

Want to achieve big goals in your life? If you give up as soon as it feels uncomfortable, or like you’re ‘failing’ then you’ll never see those big results you want to achieve. The other day I paddled a playboat …

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Feel Out of Control? Ask Yourself These 6 Questions.

During a visit to a college where I was a keynote motivational speaker one of the students made a comment about whitewater and feeling out of control that I’ll never forget. She was a sea kayaker and mountain climber who …

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6 Hot Tips for a Cool (and healthy) Summer

Are you feeling hot, hot, hot? Just because the living feels easy in summer doesn’t mean that you get to ignore healthy habits without consequence. Too much heat in the weather, in your diet and in your lifestyle can lead …

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