healthy eating

Food is so much more important than we give it credit for. The right diet is the difference between feeling sluggish, gaining weight, and losing focus – or harnessing the power we have within to look and feel our best, and embrace life with health and happiness.

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March brings spring break – and that means many of us (if we are fortunate enough to travel) will be headed to beautiful, sunny destinations, taking to the slopes, or embarking on a hiking adventure…

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break your sugar habit

Do you consistently have sugar cravings? Do you dream of carbs, sweets, chocolate, soda, pastries, and candy? Do you feel like a failure because you can’t seem to control them?
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meditation

My clients often ask me how I stay healthy when I have such a crazy schedule, and don’t have time to make meals ahead of time.

Since so many others struggle with finding the time to be healthy, I will share a few practical tips (and some homework) to help guide you to prioritizing your health on a daily basis.

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healthy

Did you overindulge this Thanksgiving? No problem. Let’s work together to get back on track. While there are many ways to reset, I think understanding (on a deeper level) what leads to your cravings and over-indulgence will be the most helpful.

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apple pie

Heading to a holiday party this season? Before you start worrying about all the delicious treats (and the consequences that come with them), remember there are steps you can take to eat healthier over the holidays!

These five tips will help you take a different approach this holiday season. You’ll be able to go to the party without anxiety, and instead be full of confidence about making smart, healthy choices.

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yoga and meditation
As I begin my senior year and look back at the past three years, I see that there is an issue with how our culture defines success. My relationship with the term success has evolved since beginning college. I came into college feeling successful because I graduated from a highly regarded prep school and was admitted to a prestigious college.

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IBS, short for Irritable Bowel Syndrome, is characterized by a cluster of symptoms: gas, bloating, constipation or diarrhea, mucus in your stool — and often, pain and cramping.

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cardiovascular disease

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death for women and men in the United States. In fact, with responsibility for a staggering 30% of all deaths globally, CVD is the leading cause of death on the planet.

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coffee conundrum

The subject of coffee and health has been a topic discussed forever in the media. Is it a healthy addition to your daily diet?

I have a love-hate relationship with coffee. I did not start drinking it until after I had my three children. I then became quite obsessed with my daily coffee intake. Then moving forward a few years and my diagnosis with IBS. UGH!! So, there is so much trial and error involved in finding your individual triggers when you have IBS. I have come to the conclusion that coffee is taxing my system right now and decided to do a trial 30 day detox from my daily coffee. The thought seems quite daunting but at the end of the 30 days I will reintroduce coffee into my morning regime and notice any reactions that my body may or may not have.

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