Shrink Your Stress and Your Waistline: Mindfulness Part 3

One of my new axioms in life is: are you a proactive person or a reactive person. In our hustle bustle lifestyle here in Northern Virginia, we tend to have a lot thrown […]

How Mindfulness Can Change Your Life

Last week you learned what mindfulness is, so this week I want to talk about what mindfulness is not. As I mentioned in part one, mindfulness is a fundamental component of my Concierge […]

Why Mindfulness is an Essential Part of Your Wellness and Fitness: Part 1 

Why in the world would a mindfulness practice help you lose those pesky ten pounds, gain confidence in your relationships and your career, and help you feel better about yourself? Read on and […]

4 Ways You Can Master Your Calendar for Near-perfect Wellness

How in the world could your calendar have anything do with your fitness and wellness? Well, pretty easily. Without boundaries, we can often be led down a path of too many “yes’s,” rudderless […]

Calendar Mistakes Part 4: Not Reviewing Your Schedule Every Evening

Who knew a “boundaried”, clean, value-driven calendar could mean the difference between you feeling amazing or not about you, your wellness, and really your life? Me! Do you ever feel like you race […]

My Schedule, the Key to My Success

In December, I introduced Holly and her huge successes with my concierge wellness program. Not only did she lose the pounds, she gained stress resilience, got control of her calendar, and learned to […]

Street Style: Adrien of Alexandria Wellness

As a leading wellness professional for nearly two decades, Adrien is Alexandria’s go-to coach for all things health, fitness, and wellness. What makes Adrien stand out in the saturated world of fitness, is […]

Your (Out-of-Control) Email Could Be a Reason You’re Not Fit: Calendar Part 3

Last week, I highlighted that most of us have 16 hours in a day. (Assuming you are getting your eight hours of sleep.) How you spend that 16 hours is a key component […]

Calendar Mistakes Part 2: Just Say No

We are pleasers, or at least most of us are. Most of us fear conflict and wish away any circumstance when we disappoint someone, especially someone for which you have respect or a […]

4 Calendar Mistakes You are Making: Part 1

So, you want to be super fit and just feel better about yourself. Have more confidence. You want to look great in the latest fashion – shorts, sleeveless tees – the works?   […]

Find Your True Health and Wellness: Stress Part 3

Can being busy really be the reason you can’t reach your fitness? Yep. And, really, your blue light from your phone and iPad is seriously hindering your ability to lose weight? Yep. Read on […]

Tools to Gain Resilience in the Face of Stressful Situations: Stress Part 2

If I could wave a magic wand over the 2,000 clients I’ve seen over the course of 16 years, it would be to fix their stress. I would give them the tools to […]

10 Ways to Reduce Stress for Fat Loss: Part 1

What is one chronic practice (hint: habit) in your life you can be assured leads to weight gain, poor sleep, pesky and serious illness, poor decisions, depression – and unhappiness? Chronic stress. Two […]

How These 5 Sleep Mistakes are Impeding Your Goals

Did you ever think a strength and conditioning coach would tell you that your nighttime tea may be more important to your physique and well-being than your morning workout? Well, if you are […]

How to Build Your Home Gym

You would think as a 16-year veteran in the fitness industry I would have a deluxe home gym, right? Think again. (P.S. -> Here is a link to our free Healthy Habits Challenge […]

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