My Affordable Skincare Routine

Did you know “skincare” is different than your make-up routine? I just learned this recently! Back in January, I published this podcast episode about my $5 winter skincare routine, and since then I’ve updated what I’m using. From cleansers, to moisturizers, to serums- the world of skincare is overwhelming, complicated, and can be a hefty investment. I want my skin … Read More

Beginner’s Guide to Tracking Food Without Actually Tracking Food

Why not just track your food? Looking at numbers associated with food and/or weight is triggering to some and not beneficial nor necessary for everyone. You shouldn’t have to track your food for the rest of your life- this is not a normal way to live. The goal of not tracking is to get to know your body, your appetite, … Read More

Why You Think You Skipped Your Workout vs Why You Actually Skipped Your Workout

Whatever you think it is, it isn’t. The reason why “being hard on yourself” doesn’t work is because it often lacks problem solving skills. Unintentionally skipping the gym feels like shit- I’ll be the first one to tell you. Identifying the actual problem means you get the opportunity to practice an actual solution. 🔆You may find the solution is you … Read More

Can’t Stop Snacking at Night? Here’s Why

I love a good nighttime snack. And I know how frustrating it can feel to get to the end of the day and feel like you CANNOT STOP snacking. Where we screw this up: We feel insatiable at the end of the day 👉🏽 eat a day’s worth of calories in 30 minutes 👉🏽 feel guilty 👉🏽vow to eat “better” … Read More

3 Simple Ways to Elevate Client Programming

If you’re a personal trainer, you probably spend a lot of time coming up with workouts and programming for your clients. I can almost guarantee you’re over-thinking it and making it more complicated than you need to. Your clients probably don’t need fancier programming. You probably do know enough and don’t need to take another certification or course. Some things … Read More

Daytime Strategies for Better Sleep

Your ability to fall asleep and stay asleep is directly related to what you do when you’re awake. Instead of tossing and turning, doom-scrolling, or popping synthetic chemicals into your mouth to fall asleep only to wake up feeling groggy, hung-over, and worse than before- try these daytime strategies to help yourself sleep well at night!   View sunlight for … Read More

Composing a Meal: Easy Eating Framework from a Certified Nutrition Coach

Composing a meal- an easy eating framework from a certified nutrition coach Diets don’t work, nutrition education does. Think of dieting like driving an old, classic car through a parade. The old men driving their old cars just want people to ooogle over what they look like. Just like driving a car through a parade, diets are meant to help … Read More

5 Weight Loss Prerequisites

weight loss pre-requisites Could we argue there are “better” approaches to weight loss than others? Yes. We know that dramatically slashing calories, detoxes, cleanses, and “clean” eating aren’t helpful- at best. At worst, they can be largely problematic. Nevertheless, millions of folks try to lose weight year after year. Most people gain back more weight than they lost. First thing’s … Read More