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Calorie Density – What is it and how can it help you lose weight?

I used to be against calorie counting. I thought it promoted anxiety, OCD-type behavior, and a low self esteem. I still believe that these things are possible, but I found that counting my calories actually gave me the freedom to eat more and stress out less. This all happened once I gained an understanding of calorie density.

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Grocery Shopping Cheat Sheet

Grocery shopping can be stressful. It’s crowded, the lines are long, and they are always out of your favorite peanut butter!

Once you add the stress of reading labels and trying to buy “healthy” food, it’s almost too much to handle!

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The “Magic Formula” to Fitness

When you are a doctor and you go out with friends or family, everyone wants you to take a look at the mole on their back, or ask why their knees hurt in the morning.

When you are a health coach or personal trainer and you go out with friends or family, everyone wants to ask you the best exercise to “tone” their arms, what they should eat for breakfast, and how often they should workout.

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Four Ways to Mix Up Your Boring Workout

You walk into the gym, you know what you want to work on, but you are sick and tired of doing the same old thing. It’s become monotonous and you are losing motivation.

Sound familiar?

I used to do the same workout all the time. I worked my butt off, but I did not see results.

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5 Steps to Staying Healthy On the Weekend – But You Still Get to Drink!

I get it. The weekend is a time to “let loose!” It’s a time to put the dumbbell down and pick up a martini instead. But how can we have fun on the weekend without ruining our perfect week? Here are a few helpful hints!

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5 Ways to Detox Your Mind and Body After a Less-Than-Healthy Weekend

You just had an incredible weekend! You spent time with family and friends, drank beer, ate chips and guac, and let go both mentally and physically! Ahhhh it was so nice. . .

But you wake up Monday morning feeling sluggish, bloated, regretting that second fishbowl margarita, and dreading the week ahead.  

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Three Steps to Overcoming Disordered Thoughts – Part 3

So far we have covered aspects of Disordered Eating and Disordered Body Image. But what can you do if you have those thoughts, feelings, or actions?  

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Disordered Body Image – Part 2

*Note: If you haven’t read Part 1, you can do so here.

Let me tell you a story.

I walk into a ballet class filled with normal, healthy-sized individuals.

As a person who is obsessed with being skinny, a voice in my head says, “Congratulations! You are the thinnest person in this class! You can feel confident and proud of your achievement!”

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