Get free tips to make change and create your best life

Brett’s Blog

meQ Holiday Pledge

The holidays are meant to be filled with joy, but often, we find they are filled with stress. We panic, rush, worry–and it’s in THIS heightened, stressed-out state that we’re supposed to enjoy the holidays? No wonder this time of…...

Read Full Article

Posted in Brett's Blog, Mind-Body Tagged with: , , , , , ,
Quinoa Stuffed Acorn Squash

This delicious recipe comes from Melody over at Little House on the Vegan Prairie via Erin Madore at Creative Soul in Motion. I love quinoa, and my recent autumn quinoa recipe called for cumin and cinnamon, making me love this recipe…...

Read Full Article

Posted in Brett's Blog, Nutrition, Sides Tagged with: , , , , , ,

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. We tend to spend it with the people we love; we eat amazingly delicious food; and, we get some downtime to start preparations for the holiday season in December. One of my favorite…...

Read Full Article

Posted in Brett's Blog, Mind-Body Tagged with: , , , , , , ,
Healthy Communication

Healthy communication is always challenging, especially when you are caught off guard about something and are left speechless. Recently I had a conversation with a colleague that left me feeling empty and disappointed. He informed me of a  policy that…...

Read Full Article

Posted in Brett's Blog, Mind-Body
Non-GMO Project InfoGraphic

If you haven’t heard of the Non-GMO Project yet, it might be time to tune in. GMOs, or “genetically modified organisms,” are plants or animals created through genetic engineering, that merges DNA from different species, creating unstable combinations of plant,…...

Read Full Article

Posted in Brett's Blog, Eco-Living, Family Health, Nutrition Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Life Events

When we go through major life events – going to college, starting our first job, vying for and earning a promotion, marriage, starting a family – we are often filled with excitement and joy. Many of us dream of these…...

Read Full Article

Posted in Brett's Blog, Change / Reinvention, Mind-Body, Motivation Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,
Fear of Failure

“Failure” is a very bad word in our society. From a very young age, we are taught that we need to make the “right” decisions, get “good grades,” and do things “correctly” to be successful. Although all of these things…...

Read Full Article

Posted in Brett's Blog, Change / Reinvention, Mind-Body
Hurricane Sandy

Watching the footage and the news about Hurricane Sandy over the last few days has been heartbreaking and jaw dropping all at once. Scenes out of New York and New Jersey are surreal, as if they have come straight out…...

Read Full Article

Posted in Brett's Blog, Eco-Living Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Better Sleep

When we don’t get enough sleep, we feel at our worst. We can’t focus, we feel daytime fatigue, and we can experience headaches or even migraines. And, we are most likely to be irritable and moody. The health benefits to…...

Read Full Article

Posted in Brett's Blog, Mind-Body Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

For parents looking for healthier options for Halloween, there’s good news: tons of brands are providing healthier options. Watch my segment on Better Connecticut on how to make your Halloween Party and/or Trick-or-Treating treats healthier. Regardless if you are shopping…...

Read Full Article

Posted in Brett's Blog, Entertaining, Family Health, Nutrition Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,