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A Holiday Meal That Turned Into Hives

I vividly remember one Thanksgiving when I was 8 years old. Two of my favorite foods were sitting on the appetizer table – pickles and shrimp. Because it was so long ago, I don’t remember how much of each I ate. I do know it was a lot because later that night when I was […]

Live Health Coaching Session On Lack of Consistency and Feeling Out of Control Around Food

In this health coaching session with Parvinder, we dive into the reasons we aren’t as consistent as we would like to be around our eating and exercise. We uncover how those habits are protective and why they make perfect sense.   Here’s an overview of what you’ll hear in the session: 0:28-4:02: Main challenge(s) with […]

Prolonged Periods of Stress: Why you “don’t care” what you eat & tips to cope

In the past there have always been stressful periods in life. However, over the last two years, collectively we have been experiencing prolonged periods of stress and uncertainty. When there is a lot of uncertainty (pssst, 2 years of a global pandemic, among many other stressors outside of our control), it can be a trigger […]

Is “fat” really a feeling?

Have you ever uttered the words, “I feel fat!”? That statement used to enter my mind on the daily, even after I had lost 60-pounds and was maintaining my weight. I still remember the first time I had the conversation with my health coach when she said, “Laura, fat is not a feeling!” I felt […]

Video 1: How to Keep Willpower Up During the Holidays

Thanksgiving was the kick off to the festive holiday season, which can be fun and celebratory, but also stressful and overwhelming at the same time. We are often surrounded by our loved ones as well as some of our favorite foods we only get once a year, leading to temptations and ultimately indulging.

Four Tips to Enjoy a Happy Hour Without Stress

Picture this. You’re sitting at a table with co-workers at a happy hour hot spot when the hostess hands you a menu. Immediately your pulse starts racing and various thoughts run through your mind. ‘What should I order?’ ‘I want to eat healthy but I don’t want to come across as boring or like I […]

Four Tips to Reduce (Unexpected) Stress

How many times a day do you tell yourself, ‘I can’t have that’ or ‘I shouldn’t do this’? These may seem like innocent thoughts but they can actually have an impact on stress levels, and in turn our bodies. We often think lack of willpower is to blame for not passing up food we think […]

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