Dear Health Coach (or consultant or personal trainer or nurse or lawyer or teacher or yoga teacher or massage therapist…) can we talk about money for a sec?
I love the Health + Wellness profession. I know I am meant to work with people to make their health a priority. But let’s talk about the “making a living” part for a second… Continue reading
Why is meal planning so hard for me? I LOVE the idea. I really do. I want to have all my weeknight dinner meals clearly laid out and ready for Aaron when he gets home. I am (after all) the lead parent and householder, so having dinner ready and well-planned is sort of in the job description. And yet, it is so hard for me to consistently have my meals planned in advance and ready to go. I took some time to dissect this a little and figure out what was blocking my culinary abilities.
Here is what I determined:
It’s amazing how tiny foods like nuts, seeds and leaves can deliver big benefits to our bodies. In a culture where bigger is thought to be better these tiny superfoods can hold their own. Superfoods have been part of a wellness trend over the last decade that has brought to light the importance of eating foods that help fight disease and provide our bodies with essential nutrients. Continue reading
I do an annual detox in January to reset my mind and body and bring in a new year with a positive vibe. My detox is nothing fancy, I call it the “Bye-bye 5” and I remove alcohol, sugar, processed food, caffeine and dairy from my diet for 2 weeks. I don’t go crazy trying to adhere to it perfectly, Continue reading
Whether you are preparing your body for pregnancy, growing a baby or nourishing a baby through breastfeeding it is important to take a Prenatal Vitamin. Your body requires extra nutrients to support a developing baby and healthy mama. Continue reading
Since becoming a new Mama last April, I have learned that preparation is the key to success– in everything from business to raising babies to nourishing our bodies. When I have spent some time planning and preparing for the following day I always accomplish goals and usually do so with a free-flowing feeling of ease. On the other hand, the days that I am scrambling to “get it together” are usually not productive and a bit stressful. Continue reading
We recently took a trip back to my hometown in upstate New York to visit family. I love being in the Northeast this time of year because everything is lush and green and the air is heavy with sweet summertime moisture! June is also a great time to be home since Dad’s garden is in full swing and most of our meals come straight from the backyard. Continue reading
If you’re like me then you may feel overwhelmed with all the “food porn” circulating all over the place. It’s hard to check your social media feeds and not see some awesome, perfectly photographed plate. Of course it’s FANTASTIC to look at and it truly does inspire me… Continue reading