December 27, 2018

Nowadays, it is an increasingly accepted fact that taking care of your health means taking care of your mind as well as your body. The importance of mental health has become a prominent issue in conversations about self-care and well-being, which is incredible news.


October 10, 2018

It's pumpkin season! This time of year, hearty soups are just the perfect addition to any meal to keep me warm and full.  This recipe takes about 10 minutes to make. There's no excuse to not add this hearty side to your meal -  even after a long day.

Benefits of Pu...

September 3, 2017

Stress is part of life, but when left untamed, it can cause us to spiral out of control - both physically and mentally.  In small amounts, stress is a great motivator helping us perform at our best.  In extremely high amounts, it can wear out the best of us.  Stressors...

Food cravings can often simply mean you're hungry or thirsty, but if you are finding yourself craving sweets consistently throughout the day, it may be time to examine why and determine the root cause. 

Where do cravings come from? 

S.A.D. is an acronym for the Stand...

December 30, 2016

You started off strong in the AM with a great breakfast and maybe a workout, but when the clock strikes 3, you want to crawl under your desk and sleep the rest of the work-day. Sounds familiar? 

Our bodies produce the highest amount of cortisol in the morning. It's our...

One of the common mistakes I see people make when they want to lose weight is the extreme stress and tension they put on their bodies.

Pressure shows up in different ways: Emotional – not accepting our body and wanting to change too much, too fast. Not trusting ourselve...

Do you eat more when you are feeling stressed?

Do you eat to feel better (to calm yourself when you’re upset, angry, bored, anxious, uncomfortable?)

Does food make you feel safe and nurtured?

Do you feel out of control with food?

Do you consistently eat when you’re not hun...

When it comes to fitness and health, there are a few universal questions that I get all the time: 

 How can I lose weight faster, burn the most fat?

 How do I feel energized enough to power through every workout?

How do I build lean muscle faster?

 Two of the common a...

May 3, 2016



I recently turned 30! (Happy Birthday to me!)  They say your 20’s are for making mistakes (and I did, plenty).  From changing my college major three times to changing my career for the second time, the last decade has been about self discovery. I've had the privilege...

May 2, 2016

There has been a lot of buzz about eating locally grown produce. Not only is it super beneficial for your body and mind, but it’s easy on the wallet. (More money to travel! That’s how I measure my wealth at least.)

You may have heard of a CSA, but may not have fully k...

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