One morning I awoke and decided it was the perfect day to mix myself a "happiness cocktail." After indulging in my happy hour, I felt more than ready to take on the day! Just in case you’re wondering why a wellness coach is reaching f... Read more
On March 28, (give or take) I’m going to become a dad for the first time. This thought is inconceivable to me, yet seems perfectly natural.
Friends and family promise me that I’m in for the biggest and best adventure of my life... Read more
Summer is the season for fresh produce—from your garden, the local farmers market, or nearby farms. It can be so tempting to buy in bulk—after all, you've waited all year for the perfect strawberry or tomato—and when you grow yo... Read more
If you’re getting bored with your normal strength training routine, or if you’re not getting the results you’re looking for, think about trying HIT: High Intensity Training.
HIT is a specialized approach to strength training th... Read more
It's becoming more and more common for consumers to forgo medication when looking for a "natural" alternative to treating conditions like depression. No matter what method you choose, it's important to get all the facts. SparkPeople... Read more
Today, I was able to "hop like a frog" with a 30-pound 4-year old on my back. This was in the pool where the water helped buoy us up, but I wouldn't have been able to do this even a month ago. Kids are natural, fun workout partners.... Read more
It is normal to have mood swings when you are hungry - especially if you cannot eat right then (for whatever reason). Is the fasting period almost over, then? I can't remember how long my friends fasted for Ramadan, University was a long time ago!... Read more
On those days that I can't get to the pool to swim or I don't have the time to do a whole exercise video (or other circumstances prohibit) I can usually find 10 minutes to take the dog for a walk. It gets me outside ( which is also a mood lifter), I... Read more
6 Yoga Poses for a Rock-Solid Core from ShapeAmericans need to try harder to eat fruits, vegetables from USA TodayDo These 5 Things to Prevent Workout Injuries from Fit Sugar6 Ways to Feel Confident in Your Swimsuit from Fit Bottomed GirlsWhy Stress... Read more
I've always loved sweets, fast food and junk food. Basically, my eating habits have never been all that great. But I was able to offset them with exercise until after college, when I started working (and stopped moving). I knew I was getting fat,... Read more
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