Category Archives for Health

What is a “Cleanse” and Why Should You Do One?

There are lots of different kinds of cleanses out there ranging from colon cleanses (some as extreme as nothing but lemonade and psyllium husk) to juice cleanses to whole foods cleanses. With so many options, you may be wondering which one to pick or maybe why do one at all? To answer those questions we […]

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In It For The Long Haul

I made this stupid inspiring New Year’s Resolution to run a 5K this year. I’ve never run one before in my life which is kind of surprising given I grew up in “Track Town, USA”. Sure, I’ve jogged for exercise from time to time in my life, but I’ve never been what I would consider […]

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Why Diets Don’t Work

So here we are at the beginning of another new year! It’s a time when people often reflect on their lives, their accomplishments and their goals. Some people take on renewed commitments to their health, which I think is great, of course. And sometimes people decide to try a new diet to achieve their goal. […]

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5 Time Saving Tips For Family Dinner

I have two sweet kids, 11 and 13, a hard working husband with his own business, a darling dog, 10 chickens on nearly two acres with a small orchard. As if that’s not enough to keep us busy, I’m a solo-preneur building my health coaching business. Most of the time, the house looks like a […]

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Coconut, Lime & Mango White Fish

Our bodies are all different and want different foods to thrive which is why I think there are so many dietary theories that work so well for different people–because they all work for some people. There’s one though, that isn’t really a diet as much as a lifestyle, and I’m pretty convinced it’s the way […]

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Clutter and the Lightness of Being

I admittedly know next to nothing about feng shui. I know that it has something to do with rearranging your furniture to release blocked energy flows in your house (I think). What I didn’t know until the other day is that apparently it also has to do with the elimination of clutter. Now this is […]

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Did you know stress can make you fat?

Did you know that stress can make you fat? Yes, it’s true! Particularly around the middle, that dreaded “belly fat”. Most everyone knows that stress is bad for us. Maybe you even know that it is linked to high blood pressure, and heart disease. But stress can also make you fat. It has to do […]

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Cereal: good or bad for you?

Americans love cereal! There are about a billion different kinds of breakfast cereal (okay hundreds?) on the shelves at the supermarket. Most are loaded with sugar. Even the ones that seem healthy may still be loaded with sugar so be sure to read the Nutrition Facts label. Look for the sugar grams per serving. Did […]

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