The Secret Shame Obstacle

There is shame in my game. Like you, I’m a WOBO professional woman who has worked hard my entire life to maintain the façade that I have everything under control. I can figure anything out. I can get it all done and get it done right. That is what I believed and wanted everyone in…
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Why I Love Ayurveda and I Think You Will Too

As a former WOBO woman who hit-THE-wall, I have walked a seven-year journey back to health and vitality. Of all the tools, approaches, and philosophies I’ve learned and explored, Ayurveda is the one that has most transformed my life. What is Ayurveda? In Sanskrit, Ayurveda means “the science of life.” It is a 5,000-year-old medical system…
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7-Step Comeback Strategy After You’ve Hit The Wall

Most people know the world of endurance sports coined the term “hitting-the-wall”. When a woman “hits-the-wall”, she pushes her body beyond its physical limits, and she comes crashing down in a debilitating state of mental and physical depletion. While you, as a WOBO professional woman, may not be running an ultra-marathon, you have been running…
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When You Finally Say “I’m Done!”

  Recently, I met with a fellow WOBO woman who said, “I’m done!” and promptly left her successful professional career. Her mind, body, and spirit were utterly depleted. We discussed the factors that led to her exhaustion—lack of self-care and self-awareness—and I provided ideas for her WOBO recovery. A young woman at a neighboring table…
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21 Signs You’re A WOBO Woman

I was once a worn-out, burnt-out (WOBO) woman who hit-the-wall. Yep, like most WOBOs, I ran myself right into the ground. Regardless of the gazillion signs and warnings, I couldn’t stop. I had this compulsive need to keep going. So I did. Until I crashed. I’m in my 7th year of recovery and I’m living…
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Deconstructing Cravings

The body is an amazing source of intelligence. It is always there for you, pumping blood, never skipping a heartbeat, digesting whatever food you put in it and maintaining homeostasis. Is this reliable, intelligent bio-computer making a mistake by craving ice cream or a hamburger or chocolate? Are cravings due to lack of will-power or…
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Take Better Care Of You – Get Outdoors

In this month’s newsletter, I’m going to continue with the focus on healthy habits and the intention to take better care of you. Last month I talked about a small step for improving your diet – eating real food. This month, I want to look at an often-overlooked component – getting outdoors. Spending time in…
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What Every WOBO Woman Should Do

It’s January, the month of obligatory restarts and resolutions. Since you are a driven, Type A woman, I know you are thinking, planning, and already taking action to make 2015 a better year than 2014 ever could have been.  Have you had this conversation with yourself yet? Your mind: I really should set some goals. …
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You want it? Then make it happen!

Two friends are chatting about their diets. The first one says, “I want to be healthy and feel great.” The second one says, “I intend to be healthy and feel great.” Which one do you think is going to get healthy and feel great? Yep – the one who intends it. Wanting is simply wishing…
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It’s Not Your Normal 10K

I’m spending 8 weeks online with a great bunch of people who are committed to reducing their stress and preventing unwanted holiday weight gain. We just started Week 2, and everyone is off to a great start! We each strive to walk at least 10,000 (10K) steps each day. Some participants have reported a few…
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