Have you said “No” today?

Saying no means saying yes! Have you said no today? Have you protected what is truly important to you by declining to engage in other things? Think about it. Sometimes it is just saying no to the voice in your head that says: “You should be doing more.” Other times is is setting clear priorities…

Working Moms Healthier?

Does a paycheck make mom more healthy? In reaction to preliminary findings presented at the American Sociological Association annual meeting in Denver this weekend, several news sources have published article proclaiming working moms to be more healthy than moms who stay home with their children.  Read the Everyday Health Article here. “Work is good for…

Is This Diet Crazy?

Bridal Crash Diets Do More Harm Than Good   Recent stories about brides putting a feeding tube down their nose to rapidly lose weight before their “big day” has me shaking my head. Really? Are we so compelled to look perfect we are willing to risk our health? I’m not alone in thinking this sort…

Stress: A Sticky Situation

Stress Makes Sticky Platelets Most of us know stress causes your body to react in a “Fright or Flight” manner.  Your heart rate increases, cortisol is produced, and – you might be surprise to learn – your blood gets more sticky. One of the body’s more ingenious reactions to a threatening situation is to make…

Walk on the Wild Side

Get Outside to Reduce Your Stress! One of the many perks of my job is getting to visit beautiful places. Today I awoke to singing birds at the Hidden Lake Bed and Breakfast in Jonesboro, Illinois.  This evening I’ll be presenting Juggling Lessons for Life to hundreds of women at the Healthy Woman event sponsored…

Every Beat of Your Heart

Resting Heart Rate and Your Health When was the last time you checked your resting heart rate? Try it: When you wake up tomorrow morning, before you swing your feet out of bed, take your pulse for 10 seconds.  Multiply your 10 second count by 6 and you have your Resting Heart Rate.  Here are…

Juggling Lessons At Tomah Women’s Health Night

Women in Western Wisconsin joined together at a Women’s Health Night hosted by Tomah Memorial Hospital.  Eliz Greene presented Juggling Lessons for Life, sharing stress management strategies for busy women. Were you there?  Please leave a comment below and receive a free copy of the Busy Woman’s Guide to an Active Lifestyle ebook.  Eliz Greene…

Busy Woman’s Guide at Centegra Strong Woman Event

Centegra Health System in Chrystal Lake, Illinois, hosts an annual day for women, this year providing 600 women with health screenings, conversations with physicians at lunch, and a wealth of health information.  Heart attack survivor and wellness speaker Eliz Greene shared her keynote, the Busy Woman’s Guide to a Healthy Heart to close the event.…

Busy Woman’s Guide at New London Women’s Wellness Day

Over 200 women enjoyed an event to promote heart health at the New London Women’s Wellness Day.  Heart attack survivor and women’s wellness speaker, Eliz Greene presented her keynote the Busy Woman’s Guide to a Healthy Heart. Were you there?  Share a comment below and let us know what you took away from the program…