Are Your Perceptions Sabotaging Your Life?

Approximately 80% of U.S women have battled with their body image at some point in their life.Beginning as early as 6 years old, girls are influenced by social factors that can contribute to body dissatisfaction. Our society is obsessed with beauty and youth, and it drives people to chase after a form of perfection that […]

What’s Gluten & Who Should Avoid It?

Today the word gluten is BUZZING. Gluten free (GF) is often equated to healthy living, and is largely trending in the market place. So what is it, and why are so many people avoiding it? Gluten refers to the proteins glutenin and gliadin found in wheat, rye, barley, spelt, and other forms, such as triticale […]

5 Steps To Beautiful, Glowing Skin!

For years, I struggled with breakouts. It made me self conscious, lowered my self esteem, and drove me CRAZY. In my twenties, I thought there must be a wash, cream, or toner that can solve my problems. I tried many of the popular (and expensive!!) facial care systems on the market, used creams prescribed by […]

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? I […]

Cook Once. Eat Twice.

In today’s world, people are busy. Between work, raising families, and everything in between, it’s no wonder why there has been a decline in home cooked meals. For many this is a struggle, but with a little planning it can actually be feasible for everyone. What’s the solution? Cook once, but eat twice (or 3 […]

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 to […]

Weight, Bloat, & Skin Problems? I Have a Solution.

As I sit here in my new favorite coffee shop, I am thinking a lot about my goals as a health coach. I explained in my last post what a health coach is, but while I am trained in all of those areas of coaching, my main focus is elimination diets and women’s nutrition. I […]

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 we […]

What the Heck Should I Eat!?

We are the only species on this earth that makes eating so complicated. All other life forms have a specific diet that they follow without ever getting together to talk about. Generally speaking, birds eat nuts and seeds, insects eat plants, and many animals eat plants and/or other animals. So what happened to us? Our […]

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 in […]