Category: Behavior Change

Lifestyle Medicine Isn’t Lifestyle Medicine Good For Everyone?
April 7, 2024

That isn’t even debatable anymore.  It doesn’t matter if you are healthy or suffer from one of the many lifestyle diseases there are such as obesity, cardiovascular disease, cancer, type 2 diabetes etc. It keeps you healthy or makes you healthier. The more I think about my own lifestyle, about the lifestyle for people living […]

Meditation My Meditation Journey and Why I Think Headspace is Amazing
August 15, 2023

The beginning At the end of 2015, a few months after my husband and I got married, he said to me, “Do you want to do a 10-day silent Vipassana retreat?” Vipassana-what? 10 days meditating? No talking? You must be crazy!!! He told me he would be happy if I joined (men and women are […]

Journey with MS My Personal Journey With MS and How It Inspired the Coaching Program
July 15, 2023

George Jelinek had the brains and opportunities as a doctor to put the amazing OMS program together that it now Many of us are so immensely grateful to him and his work. I remember the first 10 years of my journey feeling that MS isn’t that bad and it isn’t such a big thing. I […]

The “Magic” of Tiny Habits and Atomic Habits
June 30, 2023

When I studied health and wellness coaching in my Masters, we learned about many theories. Some of the ones I remember are the social cognitive theory, the Health believe model, the Transtheoretical model of behavior change/the stages of change and more. I am a big believer that science is something you should know when you […]