Ah, a brand new year. Full of possibilities and excitement. Like with all transitions though, that excitement often carries with it seeds of apprehension and intimidation. “What if it doesn’t work out? I never stick to my resolutions anyway.” While we know that change is available to us at any time, January brings with it an ever-renewed hope that this will be the year it actually happens. Read More
Each year I take time in December to reflect on the past year. I like to make myself a cup of hot tea and settle in with my thoughts and my notebook. Something that helps me really assess what served me from the past year and what didn’t, is to ask myself thought-provoking questions. This year I’m going to share my questions with you, in the hopes that they will help you understand yourself better - and move in 2017 with newfound hope and possibility for what is yet to come! Read More
Last year I wrote a blog post on staying healthy throughout the holidays. This year, I want to focus on something that often gets lost, even if you’re eating healthy foods and hitting the gym in December: self care. Read More
I recently took on a management position at an awesome location in Houston, Texas. It’s a perfect parallel to my health coaching practice, and it’s provided great opportunities to get out of my comfort zone, learn new things, and build community. It’s also given me a lot of insight into how women feel about their bodies, especially when trying on clothes. Read More
My latest program is called Love Your Body. Helping women love their bodies is obviously something I feel strongly about, and it’s probably because I didn’t always love mine. Not by a long shot. Not too long ago, I was feeding it junk food, junk thoughts, and junk sex. And on top of that, I was judging myself for it. Not a great combination.
Today though, I can honestly say I love my body and do my best to treat it well. Here's the story of how I got to be where I am today. Read More