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Game Changers Review: Do You Need to be Vegan? (And the benefits of a plant-based diet)

  I am all about health information being accessible to the public, and the idea of a nutrition-based documentary thrills me.  However, I am not all about scare tactics, twisting information, and black and white claims.  I don’t know how many times I’ve seen clients so overwhelmed by black and white approaches that they eventually…

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How to Stay Motivated to Reach Your Health Goals

“People often say that motivation doesn’t last.  Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend both daily.”  This is one of my favorite quotes from Zig Ziglar, because while it’s funny and lighthearted, it’s also SO deeply true. Many of my clients expect something to just “click” … and then they’ll feel motivated every…

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2019 Healthy Holiday Gifts Guide

I love holidays – time off of work, family traditions, time spent with those I love, a general sense of joy and festivity in the air!  But I’m going to let you in on a secret … I hate shopping for holiday gifts.  Truly, I don’t mind spending time or money on those I love,…

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Is Intermittent Fasting Healthy?

  Intermittent fasting is trending in the health world right now, and you probably know how I feel about health trends.  (If you don’t, here’s the short version: people are constantly looking for something “magic” and “cutting-edge” to reduce the effort or pain it takes to be healthy.  There is no such thing.  The diet…

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7 Things I Learned from Finishing a Half Ironman

The Challenge I thrive on challenge.  Moving through life comfortably without really having to push yourself might be appealing to some, but feeling like I am constantly growing and expanding my own possibilities is what keeps me energized.  Plus, I believe that creating challenges for myself, and learning to overcome them, helps me be better…

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