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Health CoachingTherapeutic Lifestyle ChangeWeight Loss

Want to Lose Weight? Stop Trying So Hard.

Being a health coach, people ask me all the time about losing weight.  Everyone seems to want that elusive “magic bullet” pill or potion that will take the weight off with the least amount of effort.  The truth is, you CAN lose weight without trying, but it’s not as simple as popping a pill or drinking a shake. When I share with patients that I used to be overweight, they always stare at me in disbelief.  Yes, I have a “before” and…
Ashley
October 9, 2015
AllergiesTherapeutic Lifestyle Change

Spring is in the Air: Are You on Allergy Alert?

I don't know about you, but I'm SO OVER this cold and clammy weather - Bring On Spring! Sunny, cool days… budding trees and flowers. Just thinking about it makes me happy! There was a time, though, when the thought of spring made me cringe. Can you guess why? Two words: allergy season. I would get sick with allergies every spring and fall like clockwork. It would start off simple enough... itchy eyes and sneezing. Then, faster than you can…
Ashley
March 20, 2015
Health CoachingNutrition Coaching

Create a New Sense of “Normal” with 5 Simple Habit Changes

Spring is upon us folks, and if the thought of swimsuits and physical activity makes you groan in misery, you probably aren’t feeling well. You feel fine, you say? Most of us have underlying pain and fatigue that we acclimate to everyday until it becomes a new state of “normal” - in other words, you don’t think you feel bad because you always feel bad. So how do you re-set your “normal” and get that spring vitality back? Feeling good…
Ashley
March 21, 2013
Nutrition Coaching

Healthy Holidays?

The holidays are upon us and as much as I love them, trying to maintain healthy habits can be difficult to say the least. Surrounded by a plethora of high glycemic fatty foods and grandma smiling sweetly as she hands you a piece of pie… it’s hard to say no. So how do you stay on track with all of the temptation and chaos? Here are my top five tips: Relax – Don’t let the holiday chaos turn into a…
Ashley
December 3, 2012