How to Create A Vision Board (and Why You Should!)

How to Create A Vision Board (and Why You Should!)

When I first went freelance back in 2009, a mentor of mine invited me to a vision boarding workshop. At the time, I thought the idea was a little “out there,” but I wanted to be a successful entrepreneur and admired her so I went. Fast forward to today and I create or update my vision boards several times per year. Here are some strategic ways to create a vision board in order to accomplish your goals.

5 Top Wellness Trends for 2019

5 Top Wellness Trends for 2019

When looking at all of the trend predictions for the new year and analyzing the products that come across my desk and emails that that flood my inbox, I honed in on trends that I personally think will explode. Here are the top five wellness trends to get excited for this year.

Why You Should Create 10 Paradigms for Life

Why You Should Create 10 Paradigms for Life

Recently in a yoga workshop with, Stacey Brass-Russell, a Certified Health & Life Coach, she mentioned the idea of creating “10 Paradigms for Teaching Yoga.” I loved it. Writing my 10 standards allowed me to clearly see where my teaching values lied and I thought, everyone should do this – for life. Therefore, I spoke with Stacey about the value of creating “10 Paradigms for Life” and with the turn of the new year, now is a perfect time to get out your journal and tune in. Here’s the deal…

4 Steps to Achieving Your Goals

4 Steps to Achieving Your Goals

During my stay at Canyon Ranch a few years ago, I attended a variety of lectures each day and found them all to be incredibly enlightening and motivating.  My favorite was a motivational speech who spoke about creating miracles by a man named Jerry Posner, who was just as entertaining as he was practical.  The fact that it was practical was my favorite part.  I often attend spiritual lectures and appreciate the thinking, but Posner made spiritual teachings a practical practice.  Here are his four ways to create your own miracles.

Introducing JM Approved with NBC!

Introducing JM Approved with NBC!

It’s with great excitement that I share my new hosting partnership with NBC!  After acting as their editorial beauty and wellness expert for the past nine years, I’m finally expanding my personal brand and bringing it to the network in a more official way.  Moving forward, I will be hosting/acting as the expert for “JM Approved,” a new branded content segment that will air monthly on New York Live TV featuring my favorite beauty, wellness, fashion and food finds. I am thrilled and can’t wait to work with the team as an official correspondent. Stay tuned for segment updates!  

21 Takeaways from the Tony Robbins Unleash Your Power Seminar

21 Takeaways from the Tony Robbins Unleash Your Power Seminar

I have so much to share from my experience at the Tony Robbins Unleash Your Inner Power four-day seminar (see post on my experience here) that I figured I’d start with some of my top takeaways, (OK, there' are a lot). They’re really life changing realizations that can be used as daily mantras.

Please Don't Ask This Question, Ever

Please Don't Ask This Question, Ever

Earlier this year, I wrote a post called “5 Things Never to Say (or Do) to A Pregnant Woman,” which was shared over and over for obvious reasons. When it comes to family planning, setting boundaries with others has been very important to me and I know from the feedback I got on that post, I’m not alone. That being said, since I’m fortunate enough to have a platform to speak on, and feel it’s important to write this as well in hopes to educate people who read it and don’t already know.