What I learned this summer…

When I set out on the Happy Summer Project in my last blog two months ago I was so motivated to continue a weekly blog through summer. Together we would explore different tools from positive psychology each week. We would strengthening our “happiness...

Waiting Well

“I just can’t wait to be healthy” .  A patient had just described to me how she is eating so much healthier – lots of veggies whole grains, gave up fried food and soda. How she is exercising five days a week and really enjoying it. She has more energy,...

Multiply the Benefits of Movement

This blog post is in honor of artist Susan O’Malley who passed away suddenly last week.  I did not know of her until my cousin shared this article on Facebook.  I was instantly inspired by her work and her mission to “make art that connects us to each...

How do you define wellness? Why does it matter?

A Google search for “wellness” brings up 21,400,00 results; everything from employee wellness programs to dog food.  A very broad and watered down meaning of this word has certainly taken foothold in our language. This NY times article provides an...

Activate Your Well-being

Welcome! What does it mean to be truly well?   How does movement activate a state of well being? What motivates us to stay on the path to well being? These are questions that fascinate me in work and life.  I am continually energized by the sciences of movement and of...