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How to Plan Your Week

by Marissa on August 14, 2017

If you’re someone who experiences a sense of dread or overwhelm about the week ahead every time Sunday rolls around, you’re not alone. According to a survey by Monster, the job site, 76 percent of Americans experience anxiety on Sunday night – also known as the Sunday Blues or Sunday Scaries. I, myself, am no […]

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Amsterdam in 24 Hours

July 19, 2017
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Growing up in Kentucky, I never traveled a ton. My dad was fairly well-traveled so he tried to instill an appreciation of it in us by taking the family to California, Italy, Paris … but I mostly preferred to stay comfortable at home. In my twenties, I caught the travel bug and decided I wanted […]

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Is the Mediterranean Diet Healthy?

July 14, 2017
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Because I often get questions like “Is the Mediterranean Diet healthy?”, I’ll be spending some time posting here more often about different diets, or ways of eating. I believe that no one diet works for everyone because we all have different biochemical make-ups. That said, the more you’re informed, the better you can piece together […]

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Nick and Jonathan’s Holistically Hot Transformation

July 12, 2017
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  Several months ago, I had the honor of discussing my book with Namaste Book Shop’s Spiritual Book Club. Each month, the book club is assigned a spiritual book to read and the January book happened to be Your Holistically Hot Transformation: Embrace a Healthy Lifestyle Free of Dieting, Confusion and Self-Judgment. About a month […]

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What is a Low FODMAP Diet?

June 30, 2017
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Because I often get questions like “What is a low FODMAP Diet and should I be on one?”, I’ll be spending some time posting here more often about different diets, or ways of eating. I believe that no one diet works for everyone because we all have different biochemical make-ups. That said, the more you’re […]

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Should You Count Macros?

June 28, 2017
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If you pay any attention to the world of health and fitness, it’s very likely you’ve heard the term “count macros”, know someone who counts macros or perhaps you’re considering counting macros yourself. Counting macros is a newfangled way of counting calories in a world of processed foods where not all calories are created equal.  […]

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What are the Benefits of a Vegan Diet?

June 23, 2017
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Because I often get questions like “What are the benefits of a Vegan Diet?”, I’ll be spending some time posting here more often about different diets, or ways of eating. I believe that no one diet works for everyone because we all have different biochemical make-ups. That said, the more you’re informed, the better you […]

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Understanding Fullness

June 21, 2017
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One of the most important aspects of healthy eating – in my opinion as a health coach – is understanding fullness. Until you learn the ins and outs of understanding fullness, nothing else about healthy eating will make much sense. I know this sounds vague, but let me explain.  First, there are two distinct types of […]

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A Health Coach’s Guide to NYC Beaches

June 16, 2017
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During the Summer, the beach is my favorite place to be. It’s no secret I’ve visited many of the city’s beaches and scoped out some of the healthiest places to eat and drink. Here are a few of my favorite NYC Beaches and my expert tips for a healthy beach-going experience.  Rockaway Beach: The Rockaways, Queens  […]

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