Over the last few decades of teaching yoga, I begin each class with setting an intention. This is part of the yoga experience can often be easily overlooked. Why set […]
Summer is finally here! The season of cookouts, vacations and best of all farmers markets with all of our favorite fruits and vegetables. Berries, a popular choice for many of us, are currently abundant in grocery stores and farmers markets for a low price. These sweet, juicy and refreshing fruits are packed with nutrients and health benefits. Here are some reasons to add the variety of berries to your diet.
This May, I celebrate 10 years with Georgetown. As I reflect on the last decade, my cup of gratitude runneth over…. The invitation to serve this community has been one of my greatest privileges.
“I played this weekend, Lisa,” A client told me as her face lit up, her shoulders expanded and relaxed, and she fully exhaled. A psychotherapy client of mine had just […]
“Relaxation” is a word used a lot to describe a yoga class, a vacation, or a healing practice. It’s sold as a state to be obtained, as an “end result.” […]
With every New Year we resolve to eat well, exercise more, get more sleep and stay healthy. Unfortunately for many of us by the end of February our goals have […]
Do you hear that? It’s the road calling your name. It’s saying, “Put on those walking shoes and enjoy fall. Join me. You’ll feel so great.” This fall provides ample […]
This 18-member team averaged 3671.44 minutes over the course of the six week challenge. That’s 61 hours and 12 minutes, or an average of 612 minutes moved by each team member each […]
Health Advocate‘s Wellness Coaching program gives Georgetown’s active, benefits eligible employees (along with their spouse and dependent children over age 18) unlimited access to a Personal Wellness Coach. Your coach […]
Just like the students we serve here at Georgetown University, we are constantly growing and developing. It’s our journey as human beings. Our path. When we consider the many factors […]
Summer is a great time to fire up the grill, enjoy the sunshine and long summer days with friends and family. Usually when we grill, we prepare the classic hamburgers, hotdogs, bbq chicken and ribs. However, there is a lot more you can put on a grill for a healthy delicious meal. Here are some tips for healthy grilling…
Whether you call it a fruit or a vegetable, tomatoes are a super-food to incorporate in our diets. Tomatoes are rich in vitamin A which plays an important role in […]
Many of us perceive healthy eating to be more expensive. The truth is, it’s all about what you choose when in the grocery store and planning prior to making purchases. Healthy eating does not have to be expensive. Here are some tips to eating well on a tight budget.
As you work hard to eat well and exercise to feel good, look good and live longer don’t forget sleep as it is essential for health. Here are some tips on eat your way to a good night’s sleep.
The other day, I was walking in downtown. It was cold and I was hurrying. My head was down as I passed people on the busy streets. As I waited […]
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The “8 glasses a day” advice is a good place to start but it’s important to adjust your fluid intake based on your lifestyle. Recognize the following signs of dehydration and act quickly to rehydrate…
The other day, a person who reads my blog wrote to me and asked me what she should do. She was feeling exacerbated, tired, and out of ideas about a […]
The holiday break is over. We are all getting back into work mode. The tendency might be to go back into old habits of hurrying and being busy. The “to […]
“There is no life to be found in violence. Every act of violence brings us closer to death. Whether it’s the mundane violence we do to our bodies by overeating […]
It’s the time of year for holiday and potluck parties – and that means an endless spread of appetizers and your coworker’s “world famous” spinach and artichoke dip. When surrounded […]
How do you react when your idea isn’t supported at a meeting? When another driver cuts you off in traffic? A family member doesn’t appreciate the hard work you do? […]
Thanksgiving is a time for family, friends and of course a table full of deliciously indulgent foods. It’s easy to grab your elastic sweats with full intentions of filling up […]