Author: Cindy Goulding

Entrepreneurs' Work/Life Balance Secrets

With a changing economy, more and more families are choosing self-employment, leaving the structured, traditional 9-5 jobs so we can strive for a higher income, or flexibility for family time or "me time." Families are often willing to take risks…

Manage Your Time, Reduce Your Stress at Work

Are you feeling stressed or overwhelmed by your workload? Is your to-do list getting longer? Do you feel paralyzed because you don't even know where to begin? Well, you are not alone. At least 80 percent of workers report feeling…

Making Time for Self-care

As busy parents, we often tend to put our children's needs first. We are often spending time driving kids to their activities, making sure they are prepared for school the next day, signing them up for events and the list…

5 Ways to Sneak Exercise Into Your Busy Day

As a personal trainer and life coach, I often see clients struggle to fit their workouts into a busy day. Life gets in the way: Maybe they worked longer than expected, something came up unexpectedly, they're tired, or they got…

3 Ways Exercise Helps Improve Work/Life Balance

Most of us working parents often struggle to maintain a balance between home life and work commitments. We certainly don't think adding another task into our day will help with creating more of a balance ... unless it's exercise!Exercise distracts…

Finding Balance in Your Life

Have you ever felt consumed by something going on in your life–maybe, a new job, an addition to the family, or even trying to lose weight? During these times, you may have experienced feeling out of balance. In order to…

Not Enough Time or Not Enough Sleep?

Parents often feel depleted at the end of the day. Sometimes we intend to complete more tasks on our check list but just can't seem to find the energy (or time) to do them. If you think your list is…

Tips for Managing Stress

BREATHE: Check in throughout the day to see how you are breathing. Are you taking slow and deep breaths? Are you inhaling through the nose? This is a good opportunity to see if you are sitting or standing with a…

Getting Your Kids to Eat Healthy and Exercise

With the epidemic of obesity in children and adults, 55 percent of the U.S. population is overweight and 30 percent are obese. Children are being diagnosed with high blood pressure and Type II diabetes (related to lifestyle) more commonly than…

Are You an Emotional Overeater?

Do you eat in response to your feelings and not hunger? Do you crave specific foods like chocolate, chips or ice cream? Do you eat because there is nothing else to do? Do you feel guilty or ashamed after eating?…

Setting Goals to Succeed

Wellness is about lifestyle improvement, lifestyle change and maintaining that positive change. Setting goals along your journey can help keep you focused on what you want to achieve. By asking yourself, "How can I grow further?" and "How can I…

Healthy Ways to Communicate as a Family

Do you find yourself frustrated when your children aren't listening to you? Do you get upset when your spouse didn't hear what you just said? Do you get into arguments with loved ones only to find out that they misunderstood…

5 Ways to Outshine Depression

I have talked with thousands of people over the years in a variety of life cycles, ages, and life situations. There seems to be a growing number of people who experience periods of depression. Some last a couple of hours,…

Getting Your Kids to Eat Healthy and Exercise

With the epidemic of obesity in children and adults, 55 percent of the U.S. population is overweight and 30 percent is obese. Children are being diagnosed with high blood pressure and Type II diabetes (related to lifestyle) more commonly than…

5 Ways to Save Money by Eating Healthy

As a health and wellness coach and personal trainer, I often hear people saying that it's "too expensive to eat healthy." After researching what they spend money on for a month, they discovered several things that can be adjusted to…

5 Ways to Make Time for Breakfast

The holiday break is over and school is back in session. Kids and parents are getting back to the school schedule: setting the alarm, getting ready for the school day, catching the bus, organizing homework, books, and after school activities.…

Setting Goals to Succeed

Wellness is about lifestyle improvement, lifestyle change and maintaining that positive change. Setting goals along your journey can help keep you focused on what you want to achieve. By asking yourself, "How can I grow further?" and "How can I…