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Ditch Diet Culture & Gain Wellness

I help women ditch diet culture and gain wellness by reclaiming their God-given intuition around food, fitness and body image. When you join my email list, you receive valuable tips and insight right in your inbox. I send weekly encouragement on topics such as: how to ditch diet culture, intuitive eating, the anti-diet movement, Health-At-Every-Size,

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Why I Stopped Tracking Macros

For several years, I felt tracking my macros in MyFitnessPal based on daily gram goals I set for protein, fat and carbohydrates was the healthiest approach to fat loss. Why? I believed macro tracking, carb cycling, and pairing my workouts to my nutrition would result in weight loss and muscle gain. And it worked! …

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Lower Your Standards to Basic Needs

Forget your high standards for a moment about how you need to workout, lose weight, and homeschool from a perfectly clean house. Are your basic needs being met? If you’re someone who’s typically operates at full speed to crush goals and be all the things to all the people, that’s likely not sustainable during this

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Office Desk Drawer Staples

Ah the glamorous life of the work-from-office mom…run around like a complete crazy person every morning getting everybody dressed, fed, lunches packed, backpacks ready, you presentable, coffee poured, temper-tantrum calmed, and, and, and… It’s no wonder that we’re the first to ignore our needs to get everybody else out the door! A lot of the

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Over-Exercising Causes Stress and Weight Gain

You may think over-exercising will bring you to your weight loss goals sooner. But did you know that over-exercising actually causes stress to your body? And that a stressed out body retains fat for protection which ultimately causes weight gain? Over-exercising may be more common than you think. The “Never Miss a Workout” mentality can

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3 Sneaky Gym Injuries

You know that nagging injury you got, but you have no idea how? You might chalk it up to sleeping wrong, or getting old. Maybe it was during that intense fitness class you took last week. Or it could be from one of these 3 sneaky ways you’re getting injuries at the gym. For the

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What is a Certified Health Coach?

A Certified Health Coach is someone who has successfully passed a nationally-recognized board exam after completing an extensive study in nutrition, fitness, behavioral science, and stress management. For me, there was no doubt in my mind that I would need to become a Certified Health Coach. I want to provide the best services to my

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BMI Scale is a Joke.

The BMI Scale is a joke. It has inaccurately mislabeled Americans for decades, and now science is finally catching up to what many of us fitness professional have said for so long: it is a greatly flawed assessment of health. Last week, LA Times reporter, Amina Kahn, wrote “a new study from UCLA finds that some