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Finding 30: 5 Lessons Learned in 30 Days of Clean Eating

Finding 30: 5 Lessons Learned in 30 Days of Clean Eating

The best thing about all of this is that as you make these choices for yourself, you inspire those around you to make similar changes. Or inspire them to start thinking about changes they can make in their own lives to step into their optimal health and wellness. As you raise your vibration and your awareness, your friends have to in order to keep up. 

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).

Gift Giving Golden Rule & Gift Guide

Gift Giving Golden Rule & Gift Guide

The holidays are here and here is a quick guide I put together for some amazing health and wellness gifts sure to fit any budget.

I commonly hear clients complain how they don’t know how to give gifts to family or friends that support a healthful journey. Sometimes this is because they can’t relate to that person, or because they don’t want to buy something that supports an unhealthy habit.

My first online collaboration!

My first online collaboration!

Pick up Edition 3 of Soul Food Magazine at www.soulfoodmag.com to read my article! Want a practical guide to the vegan and raw diet? Want to learn how to order out? Grab this beautiful electronic magazine to find out more and be inspired by some of the healthy raw vegan and vegan recipes inside! 

Coaching Series: Executing on Your First Half Marathon

Coaching Series: Executing on Your First Half Marathon

There are many reasons to decide to run a half marathon. You may have decided to lose weight. It may be the natural progression in your running career. Maybe someone dared you to do it or you’ve temporarily lost your sanity. Or maybe you just want to prove to yourself that you can do something that seems impossible.

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: An Evolving Door: Developing a Healthy Relationship with Food, Part 2

Food for Thought Series: An Evolving Door: Developing a Healthy Relationship with Food, Part 2

However you come to reading this post on relationships with food, your rich story surrounding food is uniquely yours yet commonplace to many of us. You are not alone in your struggles, and realizing it’s time for that next change is just where you need to be.

Travel Series: Reasons to Run

Travel Series: Reasons to Run

When you make the decision to put you first at any part of the day, you feel empowered and in control of your life. Traveling for work at someone else’s calling can feel a bit overwhelming and frustrating when you aren’t calling the shots. It is important to find ways to feel like you are still in charge of your life. Running can be that outlet for you and may even be the gate to you reaching your happiest and healthiest self now as a road warrior.