How do you move yourself from "should" to "will"?

Many of my clients are getting back to it this week, and so am I. No matter where you are stuck or overwhelmed, how does reframing your inner dialogue into something kind and motivating, rather than harsh and critical, support your optimal health? When getting back it, the "should" voice of the self-critic can get annoyingly loud... "I should eat better. Other people do it, why don't I?" "I should move my body more... maybe I would have more energy if I did. I am a slug." "I should prioritize my time and make space for the things I really want to do... My life is moving along quickly and I'm already having regrets about what I'm not doing." "I should stop letting that annoying coworker g

How do you get back at it after taking time off?

My summer has been filled with many good things - travel, expanding friendships, good books, parties, and openings and closings of all sorts. And yet... No matter where you are stuck or overwhelmed, how does remembering that getting back at it support your optimal health? When things start moving quickly or slow way down, it is easy to let the behaviors that support my optimal health slide. For me, optimal health mandates regular exercise and cooking healthy meals at home. It is easier (and way more fun, honestly) to get deep into emails from clients and friends than it is to go for my 7:00 a.m. run. And it is way easier (and usually a lot more fun) to go out for dinner than it is to make



Hello, I'm Ricka -

I'm a Nationally Board Certified (NBC-HWC) Integrative Health and Wellbeing Coach. I specialize in working with physician leaders, corporate leaders, non-profit executives and their families to navigate complex work and personal issues so they can strengthen their relationships, heal, and feel hopeful about the future again. 



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