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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 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 […]
May 16, 2019

The Power of Play

When was the last time you really took the time to kick back and play? When was the last time you did something for yourself just for FUN? As a society we […]
May 10, 2019

Plan for Weight Loss Success

The single biggest piece of advice for losing weight, is to make a plan, and then implement it. If you plan and track what you are doing, you are more likely to […]
May 7, 2019

A Simple Summer Salad

One of my favorite go-to salads in the spring and summer is easy to make and you can easily add it to many lunch or dinner combinations. Great with grilled chicken in […]
May 4, 2019

Linking Habits so They Stick

One of the biggest challenges in losing weight and keeping it off is creating new habits and changing old habits so that your changes stick after the initial first few weeks. One […]