Fitness, Nutrition

Setting the Record Straight: The Answers to your Weight Loss Questions

When it comes to weight loss, there is so much confusion about how to eat, how to train, and what will best help you to reach your fat loss goals. I've tried to (hopefully) clear some of that up for you. Here we go: WHAT IS THE BEST DIET FOR WEIGHT LOSS? The best diet… Continue reading Setting the Record Straight: The Answers to your Weight Loss Questions

Fitness, Mental Health

Working Out with Depression

If you've ever spoken to a doctor about feelings of depression (or anxiety,) one of the very first things they will suggest you try is exercise - which is an absolute nightmare for someone with depression. If you can barely get yourself out of bed, how are you supposed to go to the gym? It's… Continue reading Working Out with Depression

Fitness, Nutrition

How to Best Approach (and Accomplish) your New Year’s Resolutions

2018 has arrived, and for many people so, too, have New Year's resolutions. So, if you have goals this year pertaining to fitness, wellness, or weight loss, I thought I would share my advice on achieving your goals through gradual, but maintainable changes. I know your first instinct may be to change everything at once,… Continue reading How to Best Approach (and Accomplish) your New Year’s Resolutions

Fitness, Life

THINGS TO REMEMBER THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

SOME HOLIDAY REMINDERS TO HELP KEEP THINGS IN PERSPECTIVE:  You don't have to “earn” food. Calories are not like Air Miles, you don't need to "spend" or exert something in order to earn them. Which means you don't need to earn that piece of cake or pile of mashed potatoes. You don't need to starve… Continue reading THINGS TO REMEMBER THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

Life, Mental Health

An Open Letter to Those Battling Depression

To You Who Needs to Hear This - From My Heart to Yours, In 2015, I took the screen out of my 5th floor apartment window, stuck my head outside, and tried to determine if the jump would kill me, or just terribly injure me. I was already in so much pain emotionally, the last… Continue reading An Open Letter to Those Battling Depression