In all my years as an Esthetician and now as an Esthetic Nutritionist and Esteem Coach, I have worked with a range of clients- some who had great confidence and self-assuredness and others whose confidence was lower than a basement floor tile.  Unhealthy self-esteem is closely linked to an unhealthy addiction to perfectionism born out of an inherent need to be better than… 

In my experience, this breeds more insecurity which further dec...

October 20, 2016

Ordinary, average, unexceptional, uninspired, middle-of-the-road, lukewarm, unremarkable, forgettable- is this you or someone you know?  No matter how you describe it, mediocrity really is a heavy burden- one that many of us have carried at some point or another in our lives.  What’s so bad about being mediocre?  For one thing, it can debilitate, keeping us complacently stuck in the same spot (usually a rut) never realizing our full creative...

September 15, 2016

Got your attention? Good, let's talk.  I love that so many people want to be healthy and are taking steps to live better.  With chronic conditions like diabetes, hypertension, cancer, various autoimmune disorders on the rise it's imperative that we all do whatever we can to keep our mind, body, and spirit functioning optimally but herein lies the (potential) problem.  I often get asked my opinion of this plan or that especially the ones that...

August 30, 2016

 I am a cancer survivor- 42 years and counting.  I was diagnosed with Wilms’ Tumor in September 1974 at 18 months old.  I survived something that could have and should have killed me had it not been for the call on my life that would not be realized for another 40 years.  Forty-one years later with one less kidney I was, in my opinion, healthy.  Outside of seasonal allergies I didn’t have too much to complain about until one day my body star...

January 27, 2016

During one of our sessions, my friend and wellness coach Kelly, asked if I had ever re-balanced myself after I gave birth to my eldest daughter nearly 16 years ago.  I never re-balanced, I just adjusted.  I had learned to master my life, living with things I hated because it was just easier to do.  Years later I wondered how I got here.  You know here.  It’s where time moves slow but not in a good way.  In here we feel stuck a...

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