Apr 29

Mind over matter.

Whenever I’m mulling over a particular roadblock in life, it’s usually nothing that a long run, a conversation with a close friend, a boxing session or yoga class can’t cure.  By tackling a problem head-on, I find that I accomplish more, procrastinate less and feel like I have more control over my life. Typically, my distractions are nothing… read more
Dec 27

Stay on Track: A Week-Long Series

Today begins a week-long series on my blog dedicated to staying on track.  By building a solid, fail-proof plan, we’ll find ways to keep your long-anticipated New Year’s Resolutions going throughout 2011.  Let’s concentrate on how to stay focused in the weeks and months ahead. VISUALIZE: Having constant little reminders throughout… read more
Dec 21


Since I’ve had such an incredibly busy year with so much happiness, this holiday season has seemed, well, a bit ordinary.  We have no travel plans, I have no decorations up, didn’t send out cards (after all those invitations and thank-you cards…it all seemed a bit overwhelming), and forget about a tree!  Just get me through the day! All… read more
Nov 30

Power inside out

“The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.” – Alice Walker, ‘No Excuses‘ by Gloria Feldt That’s all I want to say today.… read more
Nov 17

A Buff Bride

I have trained countless brides for their wedding day.  Every single one of them made major changes to their bodies and looked fantastic in their various open-back, sleeveless, and spaghetti-strap gowns.  So when it was MY turn to slim down, I took some tips of my own and dropped 7 pounds in 6 months…which, for me, was no small feat!  Read on: Break bad… read more
Nov 04

New Beginnings

Last night I held my first Skoofit Conditioning Class and it was a blast!  It was a great way to kick-off my new status as ‘self-employed’. It was also my sister’s first day at her first job in NYC, so new beginnings and milestones all around!  I remember when I moved to NYC over 7 years ago how daunting this city seemed…having… read more