When Anxiety Creeps Back In

My daughter, Emma,* recently admitted to me that she's been experiencing a fair number of anxiety symptoms lately. Anxiety and depression plagued her a couple years ago during high school. (Anxiety kept her from doing things she wanted to do. Depression caused her to sob uncontrollably—curled into a ball on her bed—for days and nights on [...]

By | May 21st, 2017|Digestive Health, Food, Gut, Wellness|0 Comments

I’m Not Judging Your Food!

I've overheard more than once (in reference to dining with me): "Oh no, I can't go out to eat with a health coach!" As if I plan to sit across the table and eye every bite of food they put in their mouths. I honestly don't trouble myself with what you're eating; I just want to hang out with you! (Besides, [...]

By | April 12th, 2017|Biodiversity, Food, Wellness|0 Comments

8 Travel Tips For Good Health

I like to believe that I take all my wellness strategies with me when I travel. The truth is, I don't. Last month I saw a friend's photo of a sunset on Facebook, which was quickly followed by a "I-must-book-a-trip-to-Florida-right-now-because-if-I-don't, I-might-die-a-slow-and-agonizing-death-by-Maine-winter-despair" moment. Two weeks later, my inner goddess beamed when I felt the kiss of the sun on my face, shoulders, [...]

By | April 4th, 2017|Food, Travel, Wellness|0 Comments

I’ve Never Slept This Well!

I've been sleeping remarkably well lately. In fact, I can't remember sleeping this soundly in a reeeeeally long time (perhaps decades). What's different? Only one thing: what I'm eating (and not eating). I have more awesomeness to share, but I'll get to the rest in a sec. Back it up: why I'm getting great sleep I just finished up a 4-week class on digestive health. [...]

By | March 13th, 2017|Digestive Health, Food, Sleep, Wellness|1 Comment

What the heck IS a “Holistic Health Coach?”

A health coach helps guide, educate, and encourage clients who are striving to take care of their own health. There are many types of health coaches with varying backgrounds. Many specialize in a certain niche, like autoimmune disorders or thyroid issues. My training focuses on a holistic, or "whole person" approach, exploring the connections among body, mind, and spirit. I care [...]

By | February 27th, 2017|Holistic Practice, Wellness|0 Comments