Take a Pause

Over the last 3 years, “pausing” has come up a lot with clients who struggle with overeating, emotional eating, feeling guilty about food, & food rules. As someone who has struggled with these, I know that it can be easy to feel “out of control” or that you just don’t have enough discipline. If you relate, I want you to try this: Pause. Get into …

Is Winter Getting You Down?

The holidays can be a joyous time ,but for many people this time of year can be tough. I tend to get a little anxious when I know winter is around the corner. The weeks leading up to it are so dark, grey and wet that it can really take a toll on my mental health. Last winter, I really …

Are You a Snacker? Listen Up!

DISCLAIMER: Snacking is not bad and it will not always hinder your progress. Some people believe that snacking is the devil and we should never encourage it. Then there are others who believe that we should actually eat a bunch of little meals throughout the day. If that works for you, amazing! But if you’re like me and are somewhere …

How to Workout on Your Period

Working out on your period can sound miserable. Sometimes the last thing you want to do is lift weights or run a mile. If your PMS symptoms are off the charts, feel free to take the day off. It’s most important to listen to our bodies!  However, exercising on your period can actually help ease PMS symptoms. The extra blood …

Throw Out Limiting Beliefs

When taking on a big task, how many of us feel utterly overwhelmed and afraid? Whether it’s embarking on a fitness journey or pursuing a new career, goals can seem daunting.  “What if I’m not actually good enough?” “I’ve never been able to do this before, so what makes now different?” “What’s the point in trying, if I fail” Reading …

8 Best Ways to Reduce Food Waste

Food waste is the big culprit behind our lack of fruits and veg in our cabinets. How much do I buy? How long will this last? All valid questions! Solutions will often vary from person to person, but I’ve put together a list of fail proof ways to reduce food waste. Here they are: 1. Make a reasonable list & …

Double Standards & Body Image

What would you tell me if I came to you and said I’m feeling down because I didn’t get any workouts in this week? I was overwhelmed, busy at work, and just couldn’t find the time. You’d probably say, that’s okay. It sounds like you had a hectic week and what you probably needed was more rest in order to …

Stress Management & Weightloss

We’ve all been told that in order to be healthy we need to rest and manage our stress… right? But why? Cortisol.  Cortisol is a hormone that is released every time we feel anxious, stressed, or in danger (thank you adrenal glands!) When it’s released it heightens our awareness and supplies our muscles with a ton of energy. It also …

5 Tips for a Successful Week

Take away the notion that you can’t start something midday or mid week. You can start now, even if it’s Thursday! You have an opportunity to make the rest of the day/week successful. I have tips that are going to make this week and the weeks ahead much more efficient. Let’s get started…   1. Plan Your Workouts Start with …

Body Image & Getting Older

Getting Older   This past Christmas Eve, I turned 35 and boy did I think, “Where did the time go?” When it comes to aging, I had an epiphany. It happened slowly, but here it is: I’m not going to be the same size or shape as I was when I was 25 It’s crazy to set weight goals or …

5 Habits to Break

Working 1:1 with women has taught me a few things over the years- like the most common ways we hold ourselves back. I’m here to share what I’ve found and offer ways to break these top 5 bad habits Setting Unrealistic Goals I used to do this all the time! I would bite off more than I (or literally anyone) …