UWM Women’s Leadership Conference

Today I have the great honor to be surrounded by 500 impressive women leaders in the Milwaukee area at a conference hosted by the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee School of Continuing Education. Did you know spending time with other amazing women can lower your stress and reduce your risk of heart disease by 30%?…

Could Job Stress Be The New Smoking?

After working with women to improve heart health and manage stress for more than a decade, I discovered there isn’t enough data about the specifics of the job stress environment and how it impacts men and women differently. This led me to embark on a multiphase research project to explore this important topic. Research suggests…

Choosing A Fitness App: Wellness Tip for Busy Women

With thousands of fitness and weight loss apps available, how do you choose one which will actually help you meet your goals? That’s a good question! Several studies have been conducted recently which provide clear evidence suggesting well designed apps can increase activity levels and keep you motivated. As I wrote in an article on…

What Is The Heart Of Wellness?

After months of work, we are proud to announce The Heart of Wellness! The Heart of Wellness is a science-based program that anyone—sedentary or fit—can use to improve long-term well being. The high energy and high content keynote program is combined with a daily follow up program that is measurable as well as motivational. When…

Congratulations Oshkosh Well City USA

Employers and Community Leaders Join Together for Wellness Initiative Last night the City of Oshkosh, Wisconsin earned the Well City USA designation from the Wellness Council Of America, WELCOA.  I was honored to be part of the celebration and present a stress management keynote at the event.  Oshkosh is the 13th state nationwide to receive…

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…

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…