My go-to morning rituals

Happy New Year! (it’s okay to say Happy New Year in the last week of the month, right?) As we get ready to close out the first month of the year, I’m curious, how did you do with your New Year’s Resolutions? Are you still on track? Did you fall off the wagon already (no judgment, really)? Wherever you are on your health journey, today’s blog is just what you need to give your mor ...[Read More]

3 Simple Things You Can Do to Have Your Best Holiday Ever!

Have you considered a strategy to help you navigate the holiday willpower trap? We only have a limited amount of willpower to withstand the bombardment of delicious foods and alcohol at holiday parties, let alone the social pressure to try everything. So here are a few things to practice during the holiday festivities to counter mindless overindulgence. 1. Breathe deeper. If you are aware of your ...[Read More]

Are You Dayrexic?

Some people think it’s a good idea to eat less when they are trying to lose weight and, it is. However, starving yourself all day only to binge at night is not the ‘eating less’ plan we had in mind. Many of my clients tell me how well they do during the day, and then when they get home from work… LOOK OUT! They are eating everything that’s not nailed down because they are starving. The ...[Read More]

Should I Count My Calories?

I get this question all the time and it’s a great one! Let me start by saying, everyone is very different in what works for them. For me, my life changed for the better when I stopped counting calories. It was at Canyon Ranch, when I heard the nutritionist say to the class, “Understand that your calories count, but don’t count them.” Voila! What a beautiful way to say what I’ve always felt! Counti ...[Read More]

Coffee: Friend or Foe?

So, this morning I woke up to breakfast in bed. 🙂 Yes, I am super spoiled by my ahhmazing husband who loves to get up before me and make us breakfast. (I’m really good at sleeping. “Waaay too good,” he says.) After enjoying my breakfast, it was time to walk John Paul down to the ferry, which has become one of my favorite rituals here. Each morning, I walk him to the ferry and each nigh ...[Read More]

Eating Clean on a Budget

Eating CLEAN means something different to everyone and it can get expensive. Some great, budget-friendly ideas I’ve heard from clients over the years have been extremely creative. I’d love to share some of the top ideas with you. Here are some helpful solutions that we found: 1. Eat vegan until dinner. Animal proteins are more expensive when choosing organic/grass fed and much more tox ...[Read More]