Of the 80,000-plus chemicals that have been approved to be on the market in the United States, approximately 17,000 are "secret." If you believe that our current laws and regulations protect you and your family from all these chemicals, you are mistaken.
Just as a gardener uses a hoe, or pruning shears to propagate, shape and stimulate the growth of plants so does a coach use their tools, skills and intuition to guide you to be your essential, true self.
Although I mourn the loss of my mother every day while she is still right in front of me, one thing keeps me holding on: she may not be able to express herself through the right words or call me by my name, I believe that she knows, deep down, that I will forever be her Melissa.
I see words as one of the most important tools in pursuing a healthy life. Discovering words that can help you on both your fitness and emotional journey is a quick and easy way to reshape your life. Here are five simple words that can sculpt not only your day, but also someone else's.
Are your efforts and commitments for the short term or the long of it? One engenders trust and self-honor, the other, advertises that not you or anyon...
Throughout my life, I have been a world-class worrier. My anxieties have ranged from small OCD-type behaviors -- returning home multiple times to make sure I locked the door or turned off the oven -- to the infinitely more fertile field of worrying about my children.
Computerized medical files definitely close the gap in information gathering and data collection, but how is it actually affecting the patient/practitioner relationship?
Skydiving is the best high you'll ever have or had, and there's no down side. I have to correct that statement. Driving home from San Diego to Los Angeles, no matter what time it is -- not exactly a high. The next day after skydive, I'm walking 10 ft. off the ground and my energy is at an all-time high.
A few years ago I lost my job. It was a terrible time. I was angry and afraid. I didn't know how I would make money? What else could I do? My fears about age and not having the right skills ran me.
You always hear, "Live in the present moment!" Okay, great! But how? Self-awareness without solutions is useless! So, we're going to break free from that inner roommate and find silence in the present.
Being a healthier, happier, more active or successful person is not what you do. It's who you are, every month and every meal, starting now.
Create a purpose that gets you up in the morning and makes you dream dreams at night. Ground your goals in service so you become a force of nature, lifting yourself and others to higher levels than you've ever been before, innovating everything in your life to become more uniquely powerful in the universe.
People often fear passion. It is misunderstood and sometimes applied in the wrong way toward the wrong things. But the clearer your path and the stronger your passion, the greater your chances of success.
Some say it's impossible to "have it all" and that you need to make tough choices and move on. Choose the promotion. Or choose family time. Or choose exercise. Or pick a hybrid and give as much as you can knowing something will suffer along the way.
While many books and spiritual teachers have popularized the language of, "asking the universe," the truth is, it's not the universe you are asking... it's your unconscious, which is a real, active thing.
Indulgence has energy, enthusiasm and purpose. It calls to you and asks for something. Listen well. Indulgence is irresistible.