Eating Local

Eating Local There’s been an explosion of Farmers Markets in towns all over the country.  It seems every size town now has seen the benefits of having one in their town center and it stems from the demand of knowing where our food comes from.  The small-time farmer is slowly disappearing, giving way to bigger […]

Sleep: The Overlooked Aspect of a Healthy Lifestyle

Your body tries to heal itself while you are sleeping. The body detoxes toxins, hormones are released to help your body heal, your body makes more while blood cells to combat any bacteria that is lurking in your body.

Probiotics: The Key to a Healthy Gut


The word “probiotic” is a combination of the prefix “pro”, meaning “in favor of”, and “biota,” meaning “for life” in Latin. When combined, the word “probiotic” is a substance that encourages the growth of bacteria.

Everybody Wants To Go To Heaven


Everybody Wants To Go To Heaven We will all die. “We are going to die of something” is a phrase I often hear. They’re right: we are all going to die of something. The only things guaranteed are death and taxes. I typically like to respond with, “So don’t you want a better quality of […]

80/20 Rule

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80/20 Rule 1200*7= 8,400 8400*20%= 1,680 1680/7= 240 Yes, I am starting out with a math problem. It is a visual example of the 80/20 rule I talk about when I am talking with clients about changing habits. When you are trying to make a change to a lifetime habit, it’s not easy to go […]


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Bio-Individuality Bio-Individuality is a term that is not thrown around a lot in our one-size-fits-all society. We live as if everything works for everyone when in reality it doesn’t. You hear about this fabulous new diet that helped your neighbor lose 25 pounds, but when you apply the diet principles to your own life, you […]

Batch Cooking

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Batch Cooking Several years ago, I discovered an amazing website called Once A Month Meals. It was way back before they had the fancy new website that makes life even easier now! I am still part of their community because I find it extremely helpful in sticking to a healthier lifestyle. We all get busy with […]

Why I Never Recommend Dieting

Why I Never Recommend Dieting People ask me what my favorite diet is all the time, and I always answer none.  I’m not a fan of the diet mentality—of depriving yourself to reach a goal. Health is a journey. It’s not something to be rushed because you have to lose 10 pounds before summer. Changing your […]