Accountability

“Accountability is the glue that ties commitment to the result.” Bob Proctor, business author, speaker, coach, mentor and consultant.   What’s accountability? Just like many words derived from Latin, the definition of accountability is within the word itself. At its simplest, accountability is the state of being accountable, or, responsible for one’s actions. At Greater Hartford Wellness (GHW), accountability is …

Introducing Our Values

“It’s not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.” This quote about values is attributed to Roy Disney, businessman and nephew of Walt Disney.   Values are something we talk about a lot at Greater Hartford Wellness. But we don’t just talk about our values, we try to live them. Some of you may know that …

Welcome Bethany

Greater Hartford Wellness is growing! Please join us in welcoming Bethany Ferreira, LPC to our team. About Bethany: Bethany is a graduate of the University of Connecticut and the University of New Haven, with degrees in psychology and community psychology. As an undergraduate, Bethany spent many years working with families of young children in the field of early childhood education …

December 9th – Walk with a Doc

Please join us on Saturday, December 9th at 9am for our free community walk. Our speaker will be Alissa Monteleone, owner of Simply Good Thinking. Alissa has a passion for food, life and everything funny. She is a trained personal chef, author, wife and mom to 2 energetic boys. Through her company, she teaches kids and their parents how to create simple …

Walk Challenge Day 28 and Walk with a Doc November

The last day of my walk challenge dawned abnormally frigid. Unfortunately, this was also the day of our November Walk with a Doc. While I consider myself a hardy individual, especially when properly layered, I wish I had worn boots because my feet froze in my running sneakers. On the bright side, the toe that I had severely stubbed the …

Walk Challenge Day 27

It’s a little scary how quickly this challenge has come and gone. This proves to me that if you put forth a little bit of effort every day, you’re bound to see progress. Going into this challenge, I felt like I was already taking good care of myself by practicing yoga every day. I wasn’t sure that I would see …

Walk Challenge Day 26

Almost to the finish line, it’s day 26. Are you still committed to the challenge? I know the weather here in Connecticut has turned much colder and that may have an impact on your walking. Personally, I’m enjoying the frostier temps…but talk to me in a couple of months and those feelings will be different. Since I’m not a doctor, …

Walk Challenge Day 25

If you’ve been keeping up with me, you have maintained a 25 day streak. That’s pretty awesome. My tip for you today is to try and keep up your streak! I like to challenge my self-discipline by seeing how long I can maintain a healthy habit. It takes about a month of consistent effort to establish a new healthy habit …