1/30th of the way there

1/30th of the way there

As I sit here anxiously awaiting dinner time, I'm asking myself, "Why on earth did I sign up for a 30-day clean eating challenge? Why am I doing this as a plant-based athlete?" I’m not unhappy with my weight. I feel great. And I’ve never loved myself more than I do now (though this doesn’t say much considering where I’m coming from-- more on this some other time).

Meditation: What's all the Fuss About

Meditation: What's all the Fuss About

Welcome to my first Vlog! After a brief introduction from this quirky face, we'll launch into some of the latest research on the benefits of meditation. Hopefully a piece of it will resonate with you to inspire you to start a meditative practice of your own and share in this journey with me!

Coaching Series: Facing the Marathon

Coaching Series: Facing the Marathon

Now, the marathon. I know what you are thinking:

  1. I can’t do it. 
  2. Humans aren’t supposed to run that far. 
  3. I don’t want to hurt myself.

All of these thoughts are valid concerns and very real considerations when deciding to take on training for a marathon. Let’s break it down by each statement.

Food for Thought Series: A Flex Lifestyle

Food for Thought Series: A Flex Lifestyle

Nobody (initially) likes the idea of limiting the intake of certain delicious foods. You work hard and deserve to indulge in the foods on your plate; however, if you are wanting to change your habits to achieve a happier and healthier you consider indulging oven-baked potato wedges instead of duck fat french fries, or switch from the chocolate mousse cake to the cacao-banana smoothie; you have the power. Within a matter of weeks, your body won’t want the fried foods or triple-cream cheese. Your body will crave the tart greens and sweet fruits, and your brain with new-found willpower will be there as your body guard when temptations arise.

A Mainstream Mission

A Mainstream Mission

Finding Healthfulness is the platform I have today to start connecting with and inspiring people to ask more questions about their health and wellness.  As a certified health coach and research-reading enthusiast, I promise to challenge everyday decisions and habits in ways that are supportive and safe.  Coming from a place of love and gratitude.