What is Alexandria Wellness? It’s Community and Resilience

Who would have thought that a global pandemic would place our wellness plans front and center of our lives and we’d accomplish so much in nine months? Is it really true these Alexandria […]

We Are Strong(her) and You Can Be Too

Over the last two weeks, we have proudly boasted about the incredible strength of our Alexandria Wellness (AW) community. The strength of all of us together and individually has been a silver lining […]

How Strength Can Help Surmount Stress

When stay at home orders due to COVID-19 were announced, many of us admit we thought by now this “thing” would be over. Here we are in mid-November, almost to Thanksgiving, and it […]

Why Strength Matters to Alexandria Wellness

Over the next four weeks, I will showcase Alexandria Wellness’ answer – and some stunning photos of strength –  to a simple question: What has helped you get strong(her) during COVID-19?     […]

The 4 Biggest “Mistakes” I’ve Made

I believe there is no such thing as a mistake. Instead, I believe our experiences are either experiments or actions that we choose to repeat or not. “Mistakes,” or experiments, help bring us […]

25 Ways to Gain and Keep Stress Resilience

These are stressful times. Let’s be honest – we live in a stressful town. Stress is everywhere. One in six Americans takes an anti-anxiety drug. In fact, anti-anxiety medications rose by a whopping 34 […]

The Final Tips to Increase Brain Health

Do you… Have big dreams and follow them? Minimize the “what ifs?” Eat fish or foods high in Omega-3 fatty acids? Recognize there are no “mistakes” in life. They are all experiments? These […]

3 More Tips to Improve Your Brain Health (And Save Your Life)

How is it possible something you can’t even see can not only harm your brain, yet also kill you? If you have read anything about my journey to reach optimal wellness and well-being, […]

3 More Tips for Brain Health (That Also Help You Fit into Your Jeans)

It may seem obvious. A habit of consistent exercise is good for you. Sufficient and quality sleep is also good for you, and eating brain nourishing foods will fuel your life and all […]

12 Simple Tips for Brain Health

And why you should care… Despite brain related illnesses skyrocketing, we still don’t hear much about how to achieve brain health. After all, your brain is involved in everything you do and everything […]

You’re Invited: An Alexandria Event that Gives Back!

Jennifer Poersch and I met through a mutual friend at our church. Since then, Jennifer has become a dear friend, a wellness superstar, and one of the biggest supporters of Alexandria Wellness and […]

The Most Important Habit of Highly Successful Women Over 45

Can you learn to love your body? Yes! This is from someone who practiced deprivation dieting, hated her body, body-shamed herself, and thought she could “run off” calories. I endured injury after injury […]

8 Habits of Highly Successful Women over 45: Part 2

Are you 45+ and still kvetching about your body, your lack of energy, and how you wish you had the time to take better care of yourself? (Click here to get a free […]

8 Habits of Highly Successful Women over 45: Part 1

What defines you and your wellness at 45 and older? After working with over 2,000 women over the past 16 years, there are common factors that lead to wellness success for women who […]

Enjoy the Journey 

Now that we have discussed the steps I believe lead to a growth mindset and greater wellness, I want to introduce to you my final tip: Enjoy the journey. Your experiences will be […]

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