The Fragile Link Between Sleep and Weight Loss

To say that I was frustrated was an understatement.... I was eating right, drinking about 3 liters of water a day and exercising five to six times a week. Yet no matter what I could not get rid of that sneaky little bulge around my mid-section. I had reached the dreaded plateau! When I shared my concerns with my personal trainer, Hollywood Physique Expert Eric the Trainer,  he asked a … [Read more...]

Try and Try Again – The Practice of Handstands

by Alison Smith When was the last time you intentionally turned your world upside down?? I ask because it's a great practice for when the world gets turned upside down on you! You see, I have this thing with handstands. I remember the first time I did one in a yoga class...  I remember thinking, "If I can do a handstand, I think I'd be able to do just about anything..." Sounds kinda silly to … [Read more...]

How to Tame Those Whacky Hormones

Have you ever have one of those moments where you just lost it and you had absolutely no idea why? You feel this insane surge of overwhelming energy course through your body and you just can't keep it in! And seconds later you wonder who on earth that woman was that was in the room just moments ago.  You feel as though you've just had an out-of-body experience… And at the same time you … [Read more...]

Moms, It’s Time to Rekindle the Woman in You!

February is upon us already! It seems like just yesterday we were popping champagne and celebrating the new year. We were full of excitement as we laid out our new year's resolution and started visualizing all the changes we were about to make.  I knew then and still believe, that 2013 is going to be a grand year! Yet all around me I see what I do every year about this time-- people falling … [Read more...]

Core vs Mechanics

When was the last time you took an evening out from your business to do some serious cooking? I'm talking about a full-on bake-fest, with every corner of your kitchen taken up with ingredients, prepping, and chopping. A long time, huh? If you're like most entrepreneurs, you've usually got your head buried in a laptop until the early hours of the morning, doing all the tasks you need to get … [Read more...]

FREE Hardcover Book Offer that Could Change Your Life!

JJ Virgin is at it again. She's GIVING AWAY hardcover copies of her new book right now! JJ is a dear friend who has clarity about your body and nutrition that is unparalleled in the industry. Her new book is called "The Virgin Diet: Drop 7 Foods, Lose 7 Pounds, Just 7 Days." Get yours before they're gone! Trust me. This is not the usual diet and exercise advice you've heard a million … [Read more...]

The Secret to Getting Paid what You Deserve

I will forever be grateful to one of my clients, who, years ago, when I was still working as a freelance editor, told me that I was not charging him enough for my work. At the time I was getting paid $200 a day more than what I was paid just a year prior for a week of my time as a staff assistant editor. So I thought I was doing pretty well. Yet this client told me that I was his first choice … [Read more...]