The Problem With Kale And Lemon Water

The Problem with Kale and Lemon Water I often describe my services as “beyond kale and lemon water.” Unlike many other health and wellness coaches, my clients’ goals tend to center around the intersection of their mental, emotional and physical needs, how to prioritize their own needs, and setting and holding boundaries to enable those […]

How To Stick To Your Resolutions This Year

How to Stick to Your Resolutions this Year Happy New Year! Does it already feel like that was a long time ago? How is it that we are barely a week into the new year?  Most of us have at least thought about setting a few intentions or resolutions over the past few weeks. If […]

Six Surprising Ways to Feel Better this Winter

Six Surprising Ways to Feel Better this Winter Winter has always been a mixed bag for me. I love the sense of possibility and fresh start that comes with the change in season. But I also feel a sense of loss related to the energy and ease of the warmer months. I feel the effects […]

To Caffeinate or Not to Caffeinate?

To Caffeinate or Not to Caffeinate? Remember when the Trenta first came out at Starbucks? As if a Venti wasn’t enough? I had been drinking coffee since middle school and it had become part of my daily morning (and afternoon) ritual ever since. I was excited to try the new outsized cup. Several years later, […]

Heard of Mindful Eating? Try Intentional Eating and Turn it Into Your Superpower

Heard of Mindful Eating? Try Intentional Eating and Turn it Into Your Superpower As a mental health professional and integrative health and wellness coach, I gravitate toward approaches that prevent illness and promote optimal wellbeing, all while being sustainable, practical, nourishing, and destigmatizing. That may sound lofty, but I’ve come to this through a more […]

7 Health & Wellness Habits That Can Change Your Life

7 Health & Wellness Habits That Can Change Your Life How can I make the claim that these habits can change your life? Because they changed mine and I’m definitely not special. We are all unique and what works for some will not work for all. That said, these surprising strategies are simple and actionable. […]

What It’s Really Like to Work with a Health and Wellness Coach

What It’s Really Like To Work With A Health And Wellness Coach You may know someone who has worked with a health coach, or even looked into working with one yourself. Because health coaching is a growing field, it may be confusing to figure out what type of health coach is best for you. Only […]

10 Simple Ways to Eat More Vegetables

10 Simple Ways to Eat More Vegetables Here’s the reality: It’s not that we don’t know vegetables are good for us, it’s just that we don’t always like to eat them. In case you need a refresher, vegetables are packed with fiber, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, anti-inflammatory properties, and thousands of different types of phytonutrients. Despite […]

8 Practical Tips for a Better Night’s Sleep

8 Practical Tips for a Better Night’s Sleep We all know how important quality sleep is for optimal mental, physical and emotional health. If you’re not getting enough, you may notice the effects on your energy, mood, hunger, focus and productivity. What you may not realize, at least not right away, is the impact on […]

Lessons in Courage

Lessons in Courage You don’t expect great lessons in courage to come on your morning walk. Yet there it was. On the bridge with the waterfall that flows into a babbling, sparkling brook. I think of it as a sacred spot really. A spot where I pause each morning to check in with myself. And […]