Salad for Breakfast? Rethinking Why We Eat, What We Eat, and When We Eat It

Early this morning, while standing in front of my open fridge, I decided I’d have a salad with tuna. Yes, I did say this morning. Stop the presses. Joyce just had tuna for BREAKFAST. I mean that’s weird, right? I felt like I broke some sort of unspoken rule. I’ve been around the health, fitness, and sports industries for a […]

Whole and Healthy: 5 Reasons to Embrace Self-Improvement

Before I venture into opinionated territory, my thoughts here are only coming from my own personal experiences in the health and fitness industry for over 25 years. There was a time when the word “self-improvement” was all the rage, like the word swag, just without all the douchey-ness. It even earned itself a section in […]

Your Most Powerful Health Coach Might Be Your Smartphone

We often think in terms of short-term goals. Not that that’s necessarily bad, but long-term health is more than a few small goals accomplished occasionally. It’s many small actions done consistently over time. It’s easy to be short-sighted and just have in mind an upcoming event as a goal. But short-term goals are just that […]

The 3 P’s of a Healthy Life

Whatever is good for your soul…do that. ~ unknown I’ve never been one to follow the crowd. Even when I managed a gym, I wasn’t fond of promoting the newest fitness trend. Maybe it was just a personal go-against-the-grain kind of character trait or maybe I never really like the idea of telling everyone else […]

The Future of Mental Health Services – 12 Questions about Tele-Psychiatry with Dr. Arpan Waghray #mentalhealth #futureofhealth

This post is written in partnership with Providence St. Joseph Health Recently, I was thinking about the natural disasters we’ve seen in 2017. Hurricane Harvey, Irma, Maria; the California wildfires; and earthquakes worldwide. All of the things we take for granted–food in the fridge, a warm bed, boxes of family photos, heirlooms, pencil marks on […]

5 Mental Tweaks for a Happier Holiday Season

After decades of walking this earth, I believe the key to healthy living has to center around your emotional and mental well-being. This is where a change, a tweak, a redirection has to begin. Especially if that change is to become a lifestyle. It would be easy to suggest not eating the first batch of […]