What do you think about gut bacteria and the microbiome that lives inside your insides? Do you view gut health in terms of function and form? In other words: proper function (things working well in your midsection) leads to a desirable form (goal weight)? A lot of people do. And everyone knows what weak digestion … Continue reading Gut Health & Metabolism: Three Reasons Why It Matters & How Chinese Medicine Can Improve Yours
~~~~~ Different bodies come in different shapes and sizes. You can be heavy and healthy. You can be skinny and unhealthy. It all depends. What’s important is that you feel good inside your skin and that you have strategies for dealing with unwanted weight or body composition. Easy to say, though, isn’t it? If you … Continue reading Acupuncture For Weight Loss: Holistic Ways To Look Great And Feel Even Better
~~~~~ As you know if you’ve been following my blog, I am all about body positivity and self-acceptance as-is and without qualifiers. That said, we all want to look and feel our best, don’t we? Whatever that means to you is just fine, really. And so… if feeling a little freaked out about swimsuit season … Continue reading Cellulite and Belly Fat and Bikini Season, Oh My! (Cupping Therapy And Gua Sha Can Help You With This)
~~~~~ Finding a personal trainer seems like it would be easy. After all, any gym you join will probably have a list of personal trainers; otherwise, you can always go online and google “find a personal trainer” and a lengthy list will appear. But finding the right personal trainer for you and your unique needs … Continue reading Find A Personal Trainer: How To Find The Best Trainer For What You Want To Accomplish
~~~~~ Do you know where winter went? I don’t! Suddenly, it’s spring and before we know it, summer will be upon us. I don’t know about you, but winter (such as is it here in Texas) leaves me a little bit heavier and this year’s season was spent sitting on my butt, studying for board … Continue reading Weight Loss: How to Spring Clean Your Habits in Preparation for Summer
~~~~~ Lasting change is made up of choices; one after the next, in groups or singly, and the consequences of those decisions begin to construct a pattern and a path. Eventually, that path leads to your future. Where do you want to be in two weeks? A month? Six months? A year? What you do … Continue reading Health And Wellness: Quick Tips And Smart Plans
~~~~~ Are you like most people? You vow to make changes at the start of a new year but then by the time January is over you have gone back to your regular habits? Then you’re normal, actually. This happens a lot, which is why there are so many “New Year, New You” blog posts … Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions: Six Reasonably Easy Things To Change So That Your 2018 is Magical
~~~~~ Conventional thinking holds that when a person is ready to become healthy and make big changes for the new year (or for swimsuit season, or in preparation for an event), the go-to guide would be a personal trainer and the place to make the change would be at the gym. Now, though, options for … Continue reading What a Health Coach Can Do For You That Dr. Google Cannot: Are You Ready for a Vibrant New Year?
~~~~~ If you have ever experienced insomnia, stress, the desire to curb your appetite, and/or you became ready to finally and for good quit smoking, then chances are you have either heard of or experienced auriculotherapy. But if you haven’t much familiarity with Chinese medicine, then maybe this is the first time this topic has … Continue reading Magic is in your Ears: Ear Seeds for Stress Relief, Weight Loss, Sleep Support, and More
It’s not an either-or when it comes to health and wellness. Some days, it’s going to be vegetables and virtue. Other days, excellent chocolate. Or tacos. Or all of the above. Right?
Continue reading Weight Loss or Mind-Body Wellness: Which is Better For You? (Thoughts From a Holistic Health Coach)