Isn’t That Ironic? My Personal Story of Depression.

I started writing this over a month ago, but I’ve been struggling to find the words I want to say because I feel so many emotions when thinking about the past year. It was a year filled with a great deal of pain, questioning, and desperation, but also one that I had to go throughContinue reading “Isn’t That Ironic? My Personal Story of Depression.”

Is Emotional Baggage Literally Weighing You Down?

Today I want to share something that isn’t typically discussed in our culture: disordered eating. When thinking about eating disorders (EDs), anorexia nervosa (AN), bulimia nervosa (BN), and binge-eating disorder (BED) usually come to mind. But, in reality, much of the population suffers from some form of disordered eating. Why do I say this? IContinue reading “Is Emotional Baggage Literally Weighing You Down?”

Could You Benefit From an Elimination Diet?

Are you experiencing adverse reactions such as acne, eczema, or digestive issues? An elimination diet may be a great way to discover the root cause of your problems. During an elimination diet, the most common allergen foods are removed from your diet for 3-6 weeks. The body makes antibodies when it is reacting negatively toContinue reading “Could You Benefit From an Elimination Diet?”

What’s a Health Coach?

A few days ago I shared that I am a Holistic Health Coach. But, what is a health coach exactly? That’s a great question, so today I am here to explain. Health coaches work with clients to support their individual health goals. As your health coach, I would assess your overall wellbeing and together weContinue reading “What’s a Health Coach?”

Open for Business!

Hello there, sweet friend! I have an announcement to make. I just completed my mid-certificate at IIN™, which means my (metaphorical) doors are officially open to start my health coaching practice. I am going to be honest with you. The idea of making myself known is terrifying and the little self doubting mean girl inContinue reading “Open for Business!”

Is All Exercise Created Equal?

I am a huge advocate for physical activity, and believe that moving our bodies daily has a tremendous impact on our minds, our bodies, and our spirits. But, as with diets, there are many different theories around exercise and the types we should be doing. From yoga to running, CrossFit to spinning, there are manyContinue reading “Is All Exercise Created Equal?”

Finding Balance to Promote the Most Vitality

I believe that life is meant to be a journey of growth and evolution for everyone who walks this earth. We are all students throughout the entire course of our lifetime, and even the greatest teachers are never done learning. We will never have all of the answers, but by seeking out truths within ourselves,Continue reading “Finding Balance to Promote the Most Vitality”

The Greatest Gift You Can Give to Yourself

  I recently gave myself something that I desperately needed. Something I had been putting off for a while. With the encouragement and support of my husband, I gave myself the gift of time. For me, this gift came in the form of a hiring a nanny. Our nanny provides me with some much neededContinue reading “The Greatest Gift You Can Give to Yourself”

The Mind Body Connection

Self-worth, as defined in the English dictionary, is the sense of one’s own value, or worth as a person; self-esteem; self respect. Recently, I have come to realize that I have relied on other people to determine my self-worth throughout my entire life. In order to feel confident, happy, and content, I have needed family,Continue reading “The Mind Body Connection”