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!
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
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!
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!
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
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!
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
I love to exercise outside. I’m just not much of a gym rat. Okay, I swim in a pool during the winter, I’m not THAT hard core! And I confess, I don’t love winter biking… yet! Plus I tend to get hot, even when it’s super cold. That said, by watching this little video I … Read more Dress to exercise in sub zero temps
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
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