Nutrition / 28.06.2018

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]For ages, fasting has been a part of our worldwide culture. Before it was ever a fat-burning, lose-weight-quick technique, it was a religious practice in Buddhism, Catholicism, Islam, and Judaism to demonstrate sacrifice or serve as a gateway to a greater spirituality. Only recently has it become mainstream as a dietary approach. Over the past year I’ve spoken with a handful of people, including doctors, who have done water fasting, both for weight loss and longevity purposes. While drinking nothing but water...

Nutrition / 28.06.2018

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]All My Child Wants is Cheetos and Mac N Cheese! “Chicken nuggets or pizza please!” If I had a nickel for every time I heard that response when my children were younger I would be a millionaire. I certainly am not perfect. My children have had hot dogs, pizza, birthday cake, chips and have occasionally eaten something off the floor that has been there longer than five seconds. But as I studied nutrition and became more aware of what was in our food, I...

Self-Care / 26.06.2018

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]I have found that self-care ALWAYS without fail pops up as a goal during my clients’ early health coaching sessions. (What do I mean by self-care? Read my earlier post here  What is Self Care. The fact that every one of my clients lists self-care as a goal has shown me just how desperate we all are for a little self-love and nurturing. And while most of us probably know this, and maybe some of us have even identified a few self-care...

Self-Care / 26.06.2018

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Curious about the hashtag #SelfCareSunday you’ve seen on social media? The Instagram photos are certainly appealing ,but for the most part the idea of self-care is marginalized in Western society today. If you sleep for more than six hours, you’re not fully dedicated to your career. If you don’t cook every meal for your children and snacks to boot, you’re just an average mother. If you stick to a strict diet, exercise regularly, drive yourself nutty with calorie counting, and still...