How to Keep Your Holiday Stress Down

Health Tips

The holiday season is upon us and it can be a stressful time for many individuals. From the parties to the extra family and work activities, to the financial burden of buying presents and entertaining, it can get overwhelming. The best way to quiet the overwhelm is to make time for you and your needs. … Read More

How to Build a Guilt Free Thanksgiving Plate

Health Tips, Nutrition

When it comes to diet, I’ve always been a big fan of balance. While I do emphasize eating non-starchy vegetables and lean protein meals, I couldn’t go without including my favorite family staples such as macaroni and cheese and my Grandma’s famous apple pie. Both of which I’ll be cooking for my family’s Thanksgiving celebration. … Read More

Using the Four Tendencies to Change a Habit

Health Tips

I recently listened to a podcast that I thought was super relevant for anyone looking to make a lifestyle change. When I initially began health coaching, it took me a minute to wrap my head around the idea that everyone was not like me and needed unique strategies and motivation to succeed in making real … Read More

Fall Activity Ideas to Keep You Active

Health, Health Tips

During the fall season, I love to get my exercise in by doing fun fall activities. Here are some seasonal ideas that the whole family will enjoy! Go apple picking. You can then use the spoils for healthy meals and snacks. Get lost in a corn maze. Trust me your kiddos won’t even think they’re … Read More

How to Curb Your Emotional Eating

Health, Health Tips, Nutrition

Have you ever started a new lifestyle plan, confident and primed to reach your desired goals? It’s going fabulously for about a week and then you have a stressful day at work. While you had the best of intentions to hit the gym on the way home and cook a healthy dinner, the overwhelming desire … Read More

“Undiet” Strategies for Weight Loss

Health, Health Tips, Nutrition

If you trying to lose weight, you need to find the best strategy that works for you. As I always tell my clients, there is no magic pill and lasting change happens over time. Here are my favorite “undiet” strategies that require no deprivation or following the latest fad diet trend. Calories do matter. You … Read More

Healthy Holiday Tips for the 4th of July Celebrations

Health Tips, Nutrition

The Fourth of July holiday always brings fond memories of fireworks, family gatherings at the lake and of course my favorite summer indulgences. As I no longer have my teenage metabolism, here are some simple tips that will enable you to enjoy the celebration without falling off the wagon. Eat a high protein snack before … Read More

Hydrate Smart This Summer

Health Tips, Healthy Snack Recipes

During the summer months, it is important that you and your family stay hydrated. According to the Mayo Clinic, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine recommends that an adult man needs approximately 15.5 cups (3.7 liters) of fluids per day and an adult woman needs approximately 11.5 cups (2.7 liters) of fluids per … Read More