Looking at Causes of High Blood Pressure

Looking at Causes of High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is a common problem and I have many clients who are taking medication prescribed by their doctors to manage blood pressure. What I’ve noticed is that most doctors treat blood pressure as a condition and not a symptom. Most of the time the...
Triglycerides

Triglycerides

One of the most common questions I get when reviewing biometric screening results with my patients is “What are triglycerides, and what can I do to lower my levels?” Cholesterol gets a lot of attention in the media, but triglycerides seem to be a bit of a mystery to...
No more excuses.

No more excuses.

I’m busy.  You’re busy.  We are all “too busy” to get exercise, to prepare healthy meals, or set aside some quiet time with God. I hear this excuse every day in my health coaching practice and I get it. I struggle too!  But in all honesty, we...
Given Up on New Year’s Resolutions?

Given Up on New Year’s Resolutions?

I love new beginnings. The beginning of the day. Mondays. The first of a year. New starts, to me, bring renewed hope for what can be. I may have messed up in the past day, week, or year, but I have a renewed sense of purpose and resolve to do better when I feel...
Like Looking Down the Barrel of a Gun

Like Looking Down the Barrel of a Gun

Imagine this scenario. The doorbell rings, you open the door, and there's a man standing there pointing a gun at you. What do you do? Slam the door? Run Away? Karate kick the gun out of his hand? Or would you just stand there and let the guy shoot you, knowing it...
Maintain, Don’t Gain Through the Holidays

Maintain, Don’t Gain Through the Holidays

The holiday season is a difficult time for many of us who are trying to lose weight. With holiday celebrations, office parties, family get-togethers – almost every celebration revolves around food! Lots of it, and usually very yummy! You don’t really want...