It seems as though everyone I teach carries tension in their necks. I personally experienced whiplash several years ago, and ever since that time my neck will bother me at times. Whether we have neck pain from an accident, sitting at a computer or how we move in our daily lives, neck pain is not fun. I want to give you a some tips.

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This time of year I ask my clients to set goals for Fall. It's good after summer to take time to find focus, and I have some tips for you. Ask yourselves these questions:

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Instant gratification is just that. Instant. Not for life. I am guilty of it sometimes and so are you. Are you willing to manifest your desire for true change? If so, ask yourself these few questions.

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Consistency is key to gaining results in anything you do. It is difficult to learn how to play the piano if you do not study the notes and practice. It is difficult to learn a foreign language if you do not study the language consistently.

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I used to shop the grocery store for fat-free and low-fat. I thought if the label read "fat-free" than I was ok to eat as much as I wanted. When fat is removed from a food, though, like in fat-free yogurt or low-fat cheese, an important part of the food is being lost.

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I can't wait. This lovely country has been on my heart so much lately. It's just special to me. I left a piece of my heart in Honduras last year and I cannot wait to go back, but like anyone else who plans a trip somewhere there can be pressure in planning to go. Pressure to get things done.

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Short and sweet....there are many benefits, but this is enough to make me eat broccoli daily!

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Are you tired of the diet merry go round? Meet my colleague, Carrie "Fit Food" Lynch from CJ's Kitchen. Carrie has helped me tremendously with meal preparation. Today she has some tips for you! In fact, I like her offerings so much I am bringing her to Core Studio Pilates and Yoga on June 25 for private appointments. I asked her to share a few thoughts with you.

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Nope! Don't want to hear it. Make it happen. Get up early or go to bed later. You have worked too hard to achieve results to let it go in the summer. I am still trying to understand the "seasonal" fitness guru. Being healthy is a choice. Exercise is a choice. It's not a few months out of the year so you can feel better at the beach on the weekends.

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Mark Twain wrote, "Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear...not absence of fear." Courage is the ability and willingness to confront fear, pain, danger, uncertainty and intimidation. I'm not speaking about the obvious physical courage of the superhero. I am speaking about the heroic courage demanded of us each and every day.

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