RANT: How Will This Year be Different?

New yearsAs we reflect on ’13 and makes plans and promises for ’14 consider what will be different?

What are you not  doing that you would like to?

How will you be better?

What patterns, beliefs and habits will you shift to become the better you?

Do you have things about yourself you hope to change (or that loved ones wish you would change)?

What keeps you from being the best version of yourself?

What obstacles prevent you from living the life you want?

What will be different?


If you find this post somewhat vague and annoying, please disregard it and/or visit some of my more entertaining posts like “Slow Down” , “When Im good…” or “Stop Making Excuses”

But if these questions spark something with in and you are truly motivated to make healthful change, contact me if you’d like help with becoming the you you want to be (wellandbalanced@gmail.com)

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Madeleine Vanstory attended Duke University and began her post-graduate journey at The Elaine Clark Center working with special needs children. She went on to work as a Clinical Research Scientist running clinical trials for the CDC and developing medical devices for Welsh Allen, Abbot Labs, Roche and Johnson & Jonhson Her work included non-invansive cervical cancer detection, continuous diabetic glucose monitoring, non-harmful infant bilirubin level detection and studying Vitamin C's anti-aging effects on the skin. Madeleine attended Medical school at The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University and completed a residency in Family Medicine at Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro NC. Dr. Madeleine Vanstory is a board certified Family Physician who has practiced all over the world. She has lead medical missions in Kenya and Honduras. She has participated with Operation Smile in Russia, she has patients in North Carolina, Maine, Oregon and New Zealand. Dr. Vanstory has worked the medical tents in the Marine Corps marathon in Washington DC and at the Kona Ironman World Championships. And Dr. Vanstory has marched with the Surgeon General promoting "Exercise is Medicine" at the World Congress Sports Medicine Conference. Disillusioned by the current health care system and armed with the realization that culture, nutrition and emotional well-being have a profound impact on health, Dr. Vanstory now motivates clients and patients to discover the healthiest versions of themselves through humor, counseling in her "Upgrade Your Health" Wellness Program.

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