This is a challenging time for us especially for those suffering from mental health issues. Fear of the unknown can cause a great amount of anxiety and make us feel like we do not have any control. During this time, we can all practice focusing on what is within our co...

August, oh how many students and teachers dread you while football fans just adore you! Yes, this is the time of year that gives us mixed emotions. It may be the end of summer and the start of a school year for some or simply just another month for others. With a new m...

I recently started to work toward a goal of mine, incorporate a weekly hot yoga classes into my schedule. I completed my first hot yoga class at 110 Yoga in Downtown Raleigh and was treated with a wonderful wet, cold lavender towel to put across my heated face. The sce...

January 14, 2019

New Year, the need to change it all right? How about taking a new approach this year? Instead of listing all of the things you want or feel like you need to change, how about embracing what you love about yourself? It is easy to look at all the things we dislike about...

This past summer I spoke at Wake Med's Bariatric's Support Group about the importance of self-care. The need for self-care has become more and more prevalent today, due to the fast pace lives we live. Technology, busy work schedules, busy kid's schedules, school and sp...

The struggle to get ahead of your mental performance obstacles is happening each day, each performance. The longer athletes and performers wait to strengthen their mind game, the more difficult it will be to learn/implement skills during the most crucial time of the se...

For all the golf lovers out there, this post is for you! In light of the Masters this week, I am providing you with tips to help you stay in the flow during your performance. Golf is powerfully impacted by the mental game. Think about this, on average it takes about 4...

February 28, 2018

We all know we need it, we understand our lives are busy, messy, in need of a break. Yet we still do not make the time. Meditation has many forms. It can be done in 2 minutes or 20. It can be in your car or on a quiet beach. Meditation is challenging and takes a great...

January 8, 2018

Welcome to 2018! My goal for MentPhys Wellness this year is to provide my clients and followers with more accessible resources to enhance their performance! As part of my goal, I recently created an audio script for you to use to practice your meditation. This audio sc...

December 13, 2017

The holidays can be a challenge for all of us when it comes to what we consume and how little we exercise. It is important for us to not feel shameful or guilty with what we eat or lack of exercise we engage in this holiday season. Here are some tips that may help you...

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