Not Done Yet: Women’s Heart Health Mission

A ride in an ambulance, and back in time… A few months ago I had a health scare.  At a meeting of professional speakers in Chicago, my heart rate suddenly skyrocketed and I couldn’t get it under control.  As a heart attack survivor with a surgically repaired heart, I know an arrhythmia, or abnormal heart…

Healthy Meeting Tips

Get Up! Tips for a healthy and productive meeting, conference, or convention Recently, I had the honor of presenting a session at the National Speakers Association Convention about healthy meeting strategies.  Here is the companion article for the session: A multiple day conference can undo the good work of healthy habits.  Four hours of sitting…

Work Life Balance Takes Work

She Makes It Look So Easy Ever look at someone else and think, “She’s got it all together. Must be nice,” and feel like your work life balance doesn’t measure up? We all do it. Recently I was asked to write a Work Life Balance article for Speaker Magazine (a publication from the National Speakers…

Your Environment Matters

Who Surrounds You? There is a familiar quotation from the legendary author and speaker Jim Rohn, had a famous saying: You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with. Think about it.  Who do you spend most of your time with – day in and day out?  Are those people…

The Real Breakfast of Champions

Start The Day The Right Way! The American Heart Association shared this excellent breakfast parfait recipe (see below).  Starting the day with a delicious and nutritious breakfast can make your day happier and healthier. A good breakfast combines protein, complex carbohydrates, and a little healthy fat keeps hunger at bay and fuels your body for…

5 Reasons To Love The Fitbit

What is so great about the Fitbit? Eliz expresses her deep, abiding, geeky love for the fitness tool, Fitbit. Five Reasons To Love the Fitbit: It’s easy to use and durable It tracks so much more than steps including sleep, amount of water you drink, and calories eaten. Tons of geeky data!! The silent alarm…

Happiness Day

What makes you happy? Today, March 20, 2014, is International Day of Happiness! The United Nations have come together to reclaim happiness: Advertisers tell us that happiness comes from buying and consuming their products. Celebrities and the media pretend it comes with beauty & fame. And politicians claim that nothing matters more than growing the…

How Well Are You Juggling?

Today Eliz is presenting Juggling Stress at West Georgia Health’s Heart Truth Luncheon and asks, How Well Are You Juggling? Are you managing the stress of work and home well, or feeling overwhelmed? Here is a quick quiz to help you gauge your stress level. How often do you feel compelled to take on every…

Busy Woman’s Guide TV: Stress Management

The Busy Woman’s Guide to a Healthy Heart is hosted by Eliz Greene and produced by Ty Bergeron at MPTV channel 10/36 in Milwaukee. This episode focuses on stress management with guests Berni Xiong, the Shin Kicking Life Spark and Health and Wellness Speaker Wendy Naarup. Life is not about perfection. It is about moving…