9 Forgotten Truths About Happiness

When I ask my health coaching clients what makes them the happiest in their lives right now, it’s always something different. Happiness means something completely different to each and every one of us because it’s a subjective emotion. Some people … Continue reading

Detox Your Life With Activated Charcoal

  I originally wrote this article (5 Surprising Ways To Use The Detoxifying Power Of Activated Charcoal) for Mind Body Green, but wanted to share the full things here (with links) because I felt it was important for my readers … Continue reading

Mistakes Happen: A Peptalk

  Because I write for a few different health and lifestyle websites, I often see articles titled "The Top 5 Fitness Mistakes To Avoid" or "Mistakes Parents Make When Choosing Daycares" or other crap like that.   I know, I … Continue reading

Feeling Blue? Here’s 5 Ways To Pull Yourself Out of A Downward Spiral

Whether you dare to believe it or not, NO ONE IS PERFECT. In this day and age, social media makes our friends, family, and people that we look-up-to seem like they have it all together. Our perception of others' lives is sometimes … Continue reading

10 Ways To Make Your Pumpkin Recipes Stand Out

For those of us that live in the northern hemisphere– autumn has arrived and the holidays are upon us. And it’s the best time of the year to create and eat all kinds of pumpkin goodies since pumpkin harvesting festivals happen … Continue reading

Why Running Isn’t So Swell If You Want To Lose Weight

Health enthusiasts often look to weight-loss success stories for motivation to fuel their own transformation or to keep their motivational flame sparked. But, many folks find themselves becoming discouraged when they realize that some of these success stories include formerly … Continue reading

Help! I’m Scared To Run Out of Breath When I Exercise!

  When I started my weight-loss journey over 7 years ago, I knew very little about exercise and I was honestly scared to push myself hard in workouts. Why? Not only did I hate sweating, but I was also totally petrified … Continue reading

Here’s 6 Ways I Dropped 125 Pounds and Curbed Mindless Eating for Good

Being a woman who used to be 300 pounds, I did a lot of mindless eating when I was overweight.  Conquering obesity and keeping the weight off for good requires that you get brutally honest with your eating patterns.   … Continue reading