A Quick Guide To Taking Care of Your Mind

Whether you’re still staying at home, or your community has started to remove restrictions and you’re returning to the outside world, many of us are still dealing with feelings like fear, confusion and anxiety about a life event that has affected all of us in some way.  A global public health and economic crisis resulting [...]

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Keep Calm & Derby On

My Kentucky Derby past. Derby Day fashion philosophy: Too much is never enough.   “The Kentucky Derby, whatever it is — a race, an emotion, a turbulence, an explosion — is one of the most beautiful and violent and satisfying things I have ever experienced.” ~ John Steinbeck “The best thing about The Kentucky Derby [...]

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Creating fatalistic, fictional timelines? Do this instead.

Minutes 1 – 8: Life coach vibes: “live your best life … you don’t have to keep calm, but please carry on…” Minute 8:40 to the end: Pandemic hair.   I would skip to minute 8:40 of this video if I were you, too.  Hair is getting really interesting for some of us during this [...]

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Just For Fun

  Day 27.  Some days are pretty good — mostly better than pretty good.  Others are an energy-suck, and then I get mad about that.  I read “the numbers” every day for my city, my state, and my country.  I yell at the wifi.  I feel happy, energetic and proud when I exercise.  I get [...]

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How to feel free without ever leaving your house.

The Wagner “Stay Home” life this week:  Click HERE to see my first “TikTok” with my daughter (I don’t fully understand what TikTok is or the hype it’s getting right now; all I know is that this was a joyful way to get lost in time).  Click HERE to read the April 2020 TOPS Magazine [...]

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Stay-At-Home: Week 3

Stay-at-home. Work-at-home. Hair-growing-out-at-home. Going into week 3 of our current way-of-life —  here’s what I know, and what I notice:    This week, I felt grief and longing because of the lack of physical contact with my other family and friends. The other day, I sent a video text to a close friend I used [...]

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10 Things To Uplevel Your Sheltering In Place Lifestyle

  THIS WEEK –   I know people love a checklist or bullet-pointed ideas with resources or tips (and links!).  Right now, we need all the help we can get as we navigate these unprecedented times. I never thought I’d be homeschooling my child.  I didn’t anticipate cooking as much as I do now. Exercising [...]

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{VIDEO} Living When Life Changes By The Hour

Welcome to this week’s blog via video …  I kept writing this sentence over and over again because it’s so hard to put what’s happening in the world right now into words. By the time you read this, there will have been daily — hourly — changes related to the COVID-19 pandemic. I hope we [...]

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{VIDEO} The best of the worst

Welcome to this week’s blog via video …  This week, I am sharing the story of two of the hardest periods in my life, which happened to involve my home. And I’m not talking about my house-in-Louisville-home —  I’m talking about the “home” that is my body. My permanent address.  In two different decades, I [...]

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Want more hours in the day? You just got an extra 24.

“There just aren’t enough hours in the day…” I help accomplished and high-achieving women with strategies to define and design their unique plan for optimal physical and mental health.  Nothing makes me happier than seeing a woman enjoy the life she’s created, versus lamenting that there just aren’t enough hours in a day … and [...]

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