Two tips to ignite your creativity today!

This week I’ve been working on learning my new Tandem insulin pump Control-IQ system. I was hoping I’d be ready to report back on how it’s going. Not yet. I’m still in the learning curve. It’s already turning out to be good! On a bit of a downer note, I’ve lost a bit of creative … Read more Two tips to ignite your creativity today!

Goodbye for now Lean In Together MSP

Feminism awakens I remember being a senior in high school at Saint Paul Central High School and getting elected president of the student council. Right away, I realized that women’s rights were different than men’s rights. I noticed that adults in the school treated the female officers different than the male officers. It was as … Read more Goodbye for now Lean In Together MSP

6 tips to bring magic and value to your 2020 LinkedIn profile!

If you’ve hung around me for a bit of time, you know that I am a big fan of LinkedIn. At my office at the University of Minnesota, I’m known as the “LinkedIn Guru.” It’s true, I have fun with LinkedIn, and I especially love helping people improve their profile to get more traction from … Read more 6 tips to bring magic and value to your 2020 LinkedIn profile!

Vision Board Magic for 2020!

This past Sunday, two friends came over and the three of us made Vision Boards for 2020. In preparation, I thought long and hard about what I want to maintain and undertake this coming year. I view Annual Goal Setting and Vision Boarding as two things: An opportunity to recommit to healthy habits  The chance … Read more Vision Board Magic for 2020!

Short Term Massive Action for 2020

I mentioned last week that I love this time of year, January specifically, because I’m a big fan of goal setting, and this is the time of year that goal setting is a popular activity!! I like being in the popular flow at least once a year. For 2020, I have 5 Resolution/Goal Areas with … Read more Short Term Massive Action for 2020

Mari’s ONE WORD and cooking for health & wellness in 2020!

Happy 2020 to everyone! How’s the new year treating you so far? I love the new year time of year. In part because I’m such a goal oriented person and this is the time of year it is cool and hip to talk about goals and aspirations!! Suddenly it’s a-okay to share goals and talk … Read more Mari’s ONE WORD and cooking for health & wellness in 2020!

Winter, your brain and 3 tips for staying healthy

I’m in Los Angeles, California as I get this blog ready to go out to you. I confess, leaving the greyness of Minnesota is an essential survival method for Minnesotans who have enough cash to escape at least once or twice a winter. This winter, I will likely only escape to sunshine this once. That’s … Read more Winter, your brain and 3 tips for staying healthy

3 Tips for Winter Strength Training Motivation

It’s true, I don’t love strength training. Granted, I don’t hate it either. I’m just sort of ambivalent about it. I know it’s good for me… on many levels. I’m a woman who is now 54.5 years old and it’s good for aging bones to do strength training. Plus, as someone who has diabetes, I … Read more 3 Tips for Winter Strength Training Motivation

Fire Cider Magic!!! Health and Wellness all winter long

Are you obsessed about your health? I’m curious. And I confess, I am. Likely it’s because I have had type 1 diabetes for the past 38.5 years and I’ve survived breast cancer twice. Plus, like a lot of people, I HATE HATE HATE getting a cold or flu. Knock on wood, I rarely get a … Read more Fire Cider Magic!!! Health and Wellness all winter long