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.”

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. IContinue reading “Weight, Bloat, & Skin Problems? I Have a Solution.”

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?”

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? OurContinue reading “What the Heck Should I Eat!?”

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”

“Reeses” Peanut Butter Protein Bars

Let’s be honest about something. Most store bought protein bars are glorified candy bars disguised as health food. They are loaded with sugar and artificial ingredients, highly processed, and some even contain unhealthy trans fats! Eating most protein bars is the equivalent to reaching for a snickers – and does that sound like a goodContinue reading ““Reeses” Peanut Butter Protein Bars”

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”

Intentions for Year Thirty

I turn thirty in a few weeks. For some, this number is scary, daunting, and depressing, but for me, I am truly excited and looking forward to this decade with an open mind and heart. Many of my friends have already turned thirty, and instead of a eagerly looking forward to their special day, likeContinue reading “Intentions for Year Thirty”