Do you have a list of healthy habits you want to begin?

You took the time to identify them, you scheduled them into your calendar, yet when the time comes to actually get going, it feels like you’re trying to break through a brick wall?

Well, you’re not alone! There are so many people including myself that deal with these challenges every day.

There are many techniques and tricks I’ve personally experimented with and now use with my clients to help them overcome this type of resistance…

…to help you move from that point where you’re trying to literally peel yourself off the couch like velcro to go to the gym…to actually getting there and getting through your sweat session!

The one I want to share with you to day is identifying the “point of least resistance.”

Let’s say your goal is to go to the gym. You tell yourself that you’re going to start going every morning, but when that alarm clock goes off, that voice in your head is singing a sweet lullaby and whispering all the reasons why it’s such a better idea to hit the snooze button and get more Z’s than workout.

I’d be lying if I said I didn’t struggle with this many mornings too.

It’s not as much about mastering the action as it is about mastering your reaction to the resistance.

So here’s what you do…

Begin paying attention to when you feel the least resistance when it comes to completing the action.

Then make that point your goal instead of the one you originally identified.

For example, I realized that once I had my workout clothes on, there was no looking back. I would get to the gym and do my workout.

So instead of telling myself I had to workout, I simply made changing into my workout clothes my goal.

By identifying the point of least resistance, you reduce the mental overwhelm and pressure of the big goal you’re trying to achieve.

You’ll get the engine started and you’ll be more likely to continue following through to complete the action.

Here’s an important note however…the process is much easier if you’re working on a something you actually want to make a habit, not something you feel you should make a habit.

Here’s the breakdown:

1. Identify your goal
This may be working out, eating breakfast, cooking a healthy dinner, flossing, etc.
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Join me on May 30 at 10am at the ALOHA headquarters in NYC for a special live event!

Do you usually go into “I need to diet and lose weight mode” before you vacation?

If you plan your travels around all the unhealthy things you can eat and drink, come up with all the excuses in the world why you should do it and feel that you can’t have fun if you don’t…

If you lose control and throw out any healthy habits you’ve created almost immediately after stepping off the plane…

And if you come home feeling exhausted, bloated, heavier, guilty and thinking, “I need to diet and lose weight”

Then save the date so you don’t miss this event! I’ll show you how to stay healthy while traveling and still have fun!
<<Limited number of tickets available. Click here to get yours!>>

You’ll learn:
• The 3 reasons most people fall off the wagon when they go on vacation
• How to avoid common physical and mental post-vacation symptoms that leave you needing a vacation from your vacation, including bloating, weight gain, poor digestion, reduced motivation and guilt
• How to indulge in food and experiences without sacrificing your health
• What to do pre-travel, during your travels and post travel to ensure you feel your best

You’ll also get:
• A healthy travel snacks list, including my favorite brands
• A detailed guide to staying healthy while traveling, with tons of helpful tips on ways to stay active, make healthier choices and what to pack
• A gift bag with some of my favorite healthy travel essentials!
• A delicious healthy lunch!

10:00am-10:30am – check-in and mingling
10:30am -11:30am – presentation
11:30am -12:15pm – Lunch
12:15pm – 1:00pm – Q&A and mingling

<<Limited number of tickets available. Click here to get yours!>>

When I was younger I resisted a huge part of me…my Indian heritage. Already struggling with a lot of self-confidence issues, I felt that being Indian in a predominantly caucasian town was just one more thing that set me apart. Instead of embracing what made me unique, I rejected it and felt ashamed of it.

Instead of standing out, I wanted to blend in.

My life was a constant struggle of trying to adapt to other people’s desires and demands. Like a chameleon, I would shift my colors in order to not get hurt. As I layered one color on top of another, my true identity, light and energy became muddied…and I totally lost sight of who I was and what I truly desired.

As I went through a spiritual healing journey a few years ago, I learned how to love myself fully. I learned how to respect myself and honor my worth. During that process, I started to feel this aching to reconnect to my culture…what many of us call our “roots.”

A few weeks ago, I traveled to India after nine years. It was the perfect opportunity to finally make the visit, because my sister, Kim and her husband, Dave, had moved there last September for 10 months.

I spent a week in India and then with my sister and brother-in-law, traveled to Thailand for a week.


In just two weeks, I learned so many lessons that I wasn’t able to access in years.

One of the greatest which I’ll share with you in my latest video….

While in Thailand, I experienced a level of kindness, generosity and compassion from people that I never had before and through those experiences something occurred to me… Continue reading