I started health coaching six years ago. When I decided to pursue coaching, I definitely knew I wanted to focus on overall health without feeding into the diet narrative. I grew up hearing about how weight was the enemy, I heard the mantras of “3 meals a day with nothing in between”. I saw my … Continue reading Weight Loss Doesn’t Equal Health
Last year I started to notice that I was getting larger around my stomach. It was a little weird for me, I don’t normally carry extra weight there, it’s usually on my hips and legs. But I thought, it must just be my age. I’m 45 and I know that as a woman approaching perimenopause, … Continue reading Maybe your changing body isn’t about you not doing enough
Many people get overwhelmed when they think about making changes in their eating. I'm not someone who spends hours in the kitchen. I like to make easy meals that aren't complicated, so I do a lot of one pan cooking. Healthy eating doesn't have to be hard! This quick recipe is a great way to get … Continue reading Veggie Scramble & Sweet Potato Fries
A few years ago, I was going through hell. I don’t know how else to explain it, hell seems to be a pretty accurate description. I was a single mom, raising two daughters alone, and my youngest was having some issues that were affecting school. I was in constant meetings with the middle school and trying … Continue reading Do you feel like you’re always starting over?
So, what’s up with nighttime eating? Is this something that you’ve dealt with or are still struggling with? Because it’s definitely something that gave me trouble over the years. Something happens at night. Even when my food was clean and healthy all day, the nighttime is when it would all fall apart. It’s a lot … Continue reading What’s up with nighttime eating?
Lack of activity destroys the good condition of every human being, while movement and methodical physical exercise save it and preserve it. –Plato About five years ago I started to have severe back pain. I didn’t have an accident, nothing happened, I just woke up one morning with the most unbelievable pain in my lower … Continue reading The connection between physical and emotional pain
For the past two weeks I've been battling a very uncomfortable sinus infection. It started as a cold and then my ears started to hurt and feel congested. I'm finally starting to feel like I'm not completely under water. That really is a weird feeling. Drinking apple cider vinegar and honey with hot water is … Continue reading Are you listening to your body?
When trying to be healthy we take care to change our diets and get in some exercise. But do you pay attention to the things you're inhaling and putting on your body? The toxins and chemicals found in most personal care and cleaning products can be making you sick. I have become much more aware … Continue reading Are the Products in Your Home Making You Sick?