Stressed Spelled Backwards is Desserts…and Other Key Reasons For a Stress Detox

By Bridgette Binford | Jun 19, 2018 | 0 Comments
Summer Stress Detox

Ever heard the phrase “Stressed spelled backwards is desserts?”  I have, and I’ll be really honest: I am tired of hearing it.  I do agree with the idea of adding humor and light-heartedness to our lives to help alleviate stress.  After all, stress is at its worst when you continue to react strongly and intensely […]

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Summer-Inspired Gluten-Free Strawberry Rhubarb Muffins

By Bridgette Binford | Jun 7, 2018 | 0 Comments
Gluten Free Strawberry Rhubarb Muffins

Before having children, my husband and I lived in a neighborhood called Park Hill in Denver.  Our house was built in 1942, and rhubarb was planted in the back yard.  We’ve since planted rhubarb at our newer home in a suburb of Denver to remind us of our first home together.  The first growths signal […]

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5 Steps to Achieve Your Goals: Tips to Organize Your Ambition From A Project Manager Turned Health Coach

By Bridgette Binford | Apr 27, 2018 | 0 Comments
5 Steps to Achieve Your Goals

Learn how to meditate.  Volunteer more at my kids’ school.  Join the chamber for more networking.  Plan a monthly lunch date with my husband.  Achieve my goals of training for a half marathon and eating less fast food.  Drink less coffee (and maybe wine, too). Listen to a daily self-improvement podcast.  Create a new family […]

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“Busy-ness” = More Stress, Less Happiness

By Bridgette Binford | Feb 10, 2018 | 0 Comments
Busyness Does Not Equal Happiness

Let’s say you somehow got granted two extra hours in a day.  No one else knows about these extra two hours, so you get to spend them however YOU want.  What would you spend them doing?  I have asked this question of clients who would like to have more balance or less stress.  None of […]

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Reading for Mindfulness and Inspiration

By Bridgette Binford | Jan 14, 2018 | 0 Comments
Reading for mindfulness and inspiration

Especially now that I’m an entrepreneur, I find it harder and harder to let my mind rest.  All the more reason to make sure I take time for meditation to aid in my mindfulness.  Here’s the problem: I am not very good at meditating.  And, since it is a skill that takes time to master, […]

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Make This the Year

By Bridgette Binford | Jan 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

I love that the beginning of a new year inspires people to start resolutions.  It is refreshing to see the desire to accomplish something on so many faces.  And – here’s the thing: this can be the year you accomplish the resolutions you’ve set for yourself!  It just takes a little know-how and support. I […]

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Which Comes First: The Chicken or the Exercise?

By Bridgette Binford | Nov 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
Which comes first the chicken or the exercise

I had the pleasure of teaching a class about starting to exercise this week.  The group of women were super eager to learn.  Their excitement about improving their health was contagious.  One of the women asked me if it is better to start working on nutrition or exercise first.   The short answer to this question […]

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The Time of Year When The Golden Girls Gets Bumped

By Bridgette Binford | Oct 20, 2017 | 2 Comments
Planning for the Time of Year When the Golden Girls Gets Bumped

I love The Golden Girls. I have watched them pretty much every night for the last fifteen years. The only exception is November through December when they are off the air (more to come on that below). I was watching the show earlier this week when I noticed a network commercial for a countdown to […]

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My Journey to a More Intentional Life

By Bridgette Binford | Oct 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
My journey to a more intentional life

Fall break with my kids this week has been absolutely amazing. I feel like I’ve really embraced the idea of living with intention and mindfulness. I had a mix of time with each of my children individually, as well as together.  We also time spent with friends. I even had some time for myself to […]

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Calm Your Overwhelm with a “When to Do List”

By Bridgette Binford | Oct 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
Calm Your Overwhelm with a When to Do List

In the past, it was not uncommon for me to feel a sense of overwhelm on a Sunday afternoon. The fun of the weekend was starting to end. The reality of the week started setting in. I enjoyed my weekdays for the most part. But sometimes all that had to get done started to make […]

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