Posts in Mindfulness
Is Your Workout Routine STRESSING You Out?

Did you know that over-exercising when your body is already stressed can have a negative impact on your system?
I know that there is a lot of talk out there about “commitment and pushing through”… but sometimes it’s just as important to let yourself rest.

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Travel Anxiety…What I've Learned.

As many of you know, traveling in general sparks some anxiety in me, but when you toss NYC energy on top of it all, it tends to get a bit… magnified. Sprinkle in the fact that I am annoyingly claustrophobic (planes, elevators, subways … oh my!) and I’ve got some emotions to deal with it!

So what’s a travel-loving gal supposed to do when her sensitive nervous system, anxiety, and love for exploring new places collides?

Luckily, there’s quite a lot! And I’m ready to share those tools with you, too.

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EAT the Sugar! Yep, I said it.

Earlier this week I wrote a post on instagram about how I have been enjoying ALL of the fall goodies this season. Donuts, cupcakes, cookies...I was craving all things pumpkin!

Now, I know how HARD it can be to overthink sugar when it comes to balancing your hormones (and gut). And, when I’m working with my clients, we talk a lot about what it means to balance your blood sugar and how refined sugar and carbs can really hurt our delicate hormonal balance…BUT… I’ve also found that there is a beautiful balance.

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Why I Created the 3-Month Coaching Program

I was always afraid of how anxious or nervous I was going to feel. I would worry about being able to make it through the work day without feeling completely exhausted. And I dreaded waking up with yet ANOTHER upset stomach. Most of all, I was constantly stressing about the “best” food to put in my body. I was always on the defense! And my negative self-talk was making the situation even worse.

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Anxiety can feel unpredictable, but here's what you can do...

I used to be SO afraid of my anxiety/worry, which in turn, only made it worse and made it last a longer. Instead of feeding into it, I practiced the tools that have helped me reduce and overcome a lot of my old symptoms.

I’ve found that takes a blend of reducing nutritional & lifestyle stressors as well as breaking down my core beliefs around anxiety that has made all the difference in my healing process.

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Why Work with a Health Coach?

The most frequently asked question I receive is.... well ... what does a health coach do?  

Most of us already know that we should be eating whole foods and moving our bodies, right?  I mean, the internet is practically overflowing with the next "perfect diet" and "calorie-burning exercise routine" you MUST do in order to achieve optimal health.

With so much information at our finger tips, what's the point of working with a one-on-one coach?

Well here's a little secret... 

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Is the Thought of "Self-Care" Stressing You Out?

Self-care has great intentions, but at times it can add way more pressure than it's worth. Take it from a wellness inspired perfectionist -- it is easy to believe that you just aren't doing enough. It's time we let ourselves off the hook. Taking care of your stress and your health doesn't have to look picture perfect. I know the world of instagram tells us otherwise (and I'm at fault of this too!), but remember these snapshots are merely a glimpse of the big picture….

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How I Moved Through My Fear in 3 Steps

Here is the funny thing about fear -- it really has great intentions. Fear lives within us in order to keep us safe and protected. Ultimately, it just wants the best for us! But what fear doesn’t understand, is that living within our comfort zone, isn’t always in our best interest. Sure, we might encounter less stress, less heartache, and way less failure…. but we will also encounter way less LIVING…

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Stress and Your Health: 3 Easy Steps Towards Healing

You may find it challenging to eliminate your top stressors at the moment, (especially if it is work or family related), so let's start small! There are so many ways you can find balance in the body from a nutritional and holistic standpoint.Below are my top 3 components for reducing stress in the body. These are the 3 steps I focus on first when working with my clients (and myself!)  

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Why Thanking My Anxiety Changed My Life

I never thought I would actually thank my anxiety for being a part of my life. In fact, I used to resist its unwelcomed visits to the point of exhaustion. How could I sit back and allow my uncomfortable feelings to persist without a fight? My anxiety made me feel like a completely different person - a person I didn’t really like, for that matter -  so I did everything I could to avoid it at all costs....

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4 Tips to Kick the Winter Blues

I will be the first to admit that winter is not my favorite season, but this year I've decided it's time to reframe my mindset. I can't possibly rely my happiness on factors outside of my control. After all, I am the only one in charge of my happiness. I've come to realize that I am never a victim to the circumstances around me and I always have the ability to CHOOSE the thoughts and beliefs I want to change in my life. So, I've decided -- it's time to figure out how to kick these winter blues once and for all, and reclaim my happiness back. Here are some of my favorite strategies for beating the winter blues, and you KNOW I will be putting them into practice myself, too....

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Prioritizing A Mindful & Healthy Holiday Season

The holidays are here!! Christmas music is on full blast, nearby stores are bustling with shoppers, and snowflakes are in the air. Yet the happiness and joy that is so often highlighted during this time of year can also come with a lot of hidden (or not so hidden!) stressors. Stress around travel plans, present buying, and busy schedules can leave us feeling tired and anxious. Not to mention all of the excess sugars and processed foods that tend to fill our diets and wreak havoc on our system during this time of year. Yes, this season is a time of great togetherness and joy, but it can also be a time that pushes our physical and mental health to the limit, too....

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Discovering What Really Matters

I unexpectedly lost my father-in-law this past Thanksgiving and it was one of the few major losses I have experienced in my 28 years. Nothing makes the loss of a loved one easier, but I can truthfully say that this situation has opened my heart in more ways than I could have ever imagined...

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A Season of Change and Release

With each changing season comes a new lesson in our lives and a time to refocus and connect. With fall upon us, we will be embarking on a time of release, and of course, change....

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Adding JOY to Your Life

Our truest, most authentic selves, come forward when we spend time doing activities that we love. It’s in these times that we hear the messages our soul is trying to speak, and it’s when we feel most alive, and in our bodies. So what’s holding us back from bringing on the joy...

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My Big Body Breakdown

After years and years of pushing my body to the brink, drinking way too much coffee, and the inconsistency with my eating and self-care practices, my body finally broke down. And this time, it was sticking around for way too long.

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Top 5 Tips for Deeper Self Connection

If you really take the time to quiet the mind and listen, you will realize that your intuition wants to lead you in the right direction and your brain is just getting in the way.

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