By melissahealy | Apr 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Leah had a challenge that was more common than she knew. Leah hated to exercise. She had never experienced the ‘runners high’ or the adrenaline rush that often accompanies physical exertion. Therefore, when she was in weight loss mode, she would force herself to engage in exercise, as well as eating a certain way, long…

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By melissahealy | Mar 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

Let’s face it, many of us are resistant to the idea of eating healthy, or improving our level of nutrition. Over the past few years, I have tried time and time again to eat predominantly “healthy”. I must confess, I am a believer in health in moderation when it comes to my food choices. I…

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Do you have “the energy and vitality required for sustained physical or mental activity?”

By melissahealy | Mar 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

I used to find myself completely lack in energy, utterly lethargic by 3 pm  every afternoon, weekday or weekend. What I wasn’t clear on was whether I was drained due to lack of physical energy, emotional energy or both. If I was going through a particularly stressful time, or if I was ill, I could…

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Weight, Is That Really What This Is About?

By melissahealy | Mar 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Raise your hand if you have tried time and time again to change a behavior, only to lose the motivation and drive to continue? Perhaps it was the latest healthy eating fad, the latest and greatest workout, the latest magical meditation, all meant to help you finally ‘lose the weight’. Regardless, you set out with…

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It’s Not About the Weight

By melissahealy | Feb 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

When you hear the words health and wellness, what comes to mind? Most often when speaking about health and wellness coaching, people immediately tell me they think of weight loss, healthy eating and exercise. While these are most certainly important components, they are but a small piece of overall health and wellness.  The multi-faceted components…

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Boost Sales Performance with an Unlikely Tool: The Art of Asking for Permission

By melissahealy | Jan 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Remember the game, Mother May I  from your childhood?  In the game Mother May I, ‘children’ ask their ‘mother’ for permission to progress forward. The ‘mother’ may say yes and the child moves forward. In the event the child fails to ask and receive consent, the child not only does not make progress, but loses…

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Can You Lose Weight and Maintain Results in Moderation?

By melissahealy | Feb 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

 I recently read an article from Berkley Wellness on losing weight and how to maintain your results. While there was over a dozen researched suggestions, I chose a few that I felt were in line with the philosophy of Moderate Moves, Mass Momentum, what can you add, in moderation, to create momentous impact on your…

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What brings satisfaction to your daily life?

By melissahealy | Feb 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Last night I had a bit of an ‘aha’ moment. As I stood staring in my fridge, deciding on dinner, I became acutely aware that I rarely cook anymore. Years ago, I used to cook quite frequently, for myself or for guests. It was while caring for my diabetic dog that I slowly stopped cooking…

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Lack Energy? It might be emotional

By melissahealy | Feb 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

        In recent months I have been surveying friends, neighbors, clients, potential clients, strangers even, in regards to some of the challenges they face in regards to their well-being. Roughly 60% mentioned lack of energy as their biggest obstacle. What was interesting was the way they described how the lack of energy…

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