PCOS, or polycystic ovary syndrome – this is the entire reason I enrolled in and received my Hormone Specialist Certification, after hearing from a handful of health coaching clients that they suffered from this condition. So what is it?...

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....

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 started paying attention to what I was...

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 can’t lose weight, then something must be...

It’s 6 am…I was trying to wake at 5 to start my work early this morning but sleep seemed to be more important. I woke feeling a little behind in my day knowing my plan last night was to rise earlier, but I also know it is important to listen to my body and what it needs. It’s a balance I try to find every day. What the external world needs from me and what I need for myself....