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August 14, 2019

“Snacking” on Exercise

Your mind may automatically think of food when you hear the word ‘snacking’, but what if you applied the same idea to exercise? A snack is something usually smaller in size, quick, […]
August 7, 2019

Healthy Birthday Treat Ideas

I recently had a friend ask me for healthy birthday ideas or recipe options. Her husband’s birthday was coming up and they have made some significant weight loss progress this summer. In […]
August 1, 2019

What Health Coach Carrie Eats in a Typical Day

Like many, I have tried several different types of diets over the years. When I recently went back to school to get my degree in health coaching, with a bachelor’s in Health […]
July 25, 2019

How to Stop Rewarding Yourself With Food

How many times have you said “It’s the weekend and I’m going to reward myself for eating healthy all week by treating myself to foods that are considered off limits.” Before you […]
July 17, 2019

Have You Tried Fresh Food Delivery?

One of the things that holds people back from cooking at home is the perceived inconvenience of grocery shopping. We’re so busy these days with kids, work, extra curricular activities, exercising and […]
July 11, 2019

Health Coach Melissa: What I Eat in a Typical Day

One of the most frequent questions I get asked as a health coach and personal trainer is “What do you eat on a daily basis?” While my eating plan varies from day […]
July 2, 2019

Happy Fourth of July! The Perfect Time a for Healthy Summer Celebration

The Fourth of July is the perfect time for a healthy summer celebration.Traditionally people across the country meet with friends and family to celebrate our nation on this day. Not only is […]
June 26, 2019

If You Don’t Like Vegetables, Consider This…

As a health coach, a common complaint I hear when people are trying to eat healthier is “I don’t like vegetables”. For some people, the struggle is real when it comes to […]
June 19, 2019

How Often Should You Weigh Yourself?

Do you have a love hate relationship with your scale? Does it feel like it has too much control over you? Or does it motivate you to maintain a healthy lifestyle? One […]
June 13, 2019

A Dog may be the Perfect Weight Loss Partner

Recently my family adopted a puppy from a local shelter. It’s been a long time since I’ve had a puppy in the house and I forgot how much energy they have. Not […]
June 5, 2019

The Power of Positivity in Weight Loss

Have you ever felt discouraged, feeling like you have done everything you can to lose weight and still, the scale doesn’t move? Or your best intentions fall by the wayside when challenged […]
May 29, 2019

If You Want to Change Your Habits, Change Your Surroundings

Your environment can have a serious pull on your subconscious and can push you to do things without even really knowing why you are doing them. Some of the triggers can be […]