How To Start an Effective Personal Fitness Routine at Home

Are you struggling with creating a personal fitness routine? Or did you have a fitness routine pre-COVID and are having difficulty making the switch to online fitness classes? Throughout the country, many fitness facilities remain closed or have changed their capacity. This situation is likely to continue as the number of cases multiply. Exercise facilities … Read more

Ultimate List of Kitchen Items Every Healthy Human Needs

Affiliate disclosure: I am an Amazon affiliate and may receive a small compensation if you make a purchase through one of these links. This is a list of kitchen items I use regularly. I only recommend products I use and love regularly. If I couldn’t find the exact model I use, I substituted something similar. With … Read more

The Six Dimensions of Wellness and Why They are So Important

A Beginner’s Guide to Wellness Much of my functional medicine health coach training included learning about wellness from a well-rounded point of view. In my coursework, I studied several wellness models. As I write these blog posts, I will introduce my favorite models. Today I start with the most basic wellness model, Hettler’s Six Dimensions … Read more

Ten Benefits of Using a Health Coach

Many physicians are using health coaches because they are finding many benefits in their practice and health coaching is proving to be effective. With increasing numbers of people having chronic disease, a health coach can be a critical piece to getting a patient to where they need to be with their wellness. After just five … Read more

What Functional Medicine Really Is

what is functional medicine and why you should care

The key question my friends and family ask me is “what is functional medicine?” It’s tough to explain. We can’t simplify any approach to medicine into one statement. In this post, I will try to give a thorough but simplified explanation of what functional medicine is.  Traditional Medicine vs. Functional Medicine Traditional medicine handles acute … Read more