Mama, health counselor, aromatherapist, aspiring yogi, + writer. I understand the challenges that today's women face when it comes to balancing their health, families, careers, + personal endeavors. That being said, I've created simple, realistic one on one + group programs to help you create balance in every way you need it, your pace, + your style.
And you probably didn't even know this was a thing.
There was a time, long ago, when I just could not seem to get my weight under control. I was eating out of emotion, I hated my job, I was constantly worried about what everyone else was thinking of me, and I struggled with depression, anxiety, and the ways I chose to cope. I had always taken OTC meds for allergies, suffered ridiculous PMS and had digestive distress. But I thought it was all super normal becuase, so did everyone else I knew.
I crossed paths with another health counselor and discovered the magic of natural healing through food (and a healthy mindset). I knew there were way too many of us spinning our wheels when it came to health, weight loss and general happiness, and I knew I had found my professional path as a Holistic Health + Nutrition Counselor.
When I became a mother, everything shifted. I realized I had to be more present, prioritize my self-care, and realized I was not the only mom out there who had difficulty finding balance. That is why I work with women with a complete understanding and perspective that is approachable and supportive (without judgement).
Nothing about this whole motherhood + adulting thing is easy.
And it makes all the difference in the world to have someone give you real support, real clarity, and feel really connected when you're ready to change your life.
I've taken a long road to understanding that finding balance means tuning in to all areas of our lives, discerning our priorities, defeating self-sabotage, and better understanding how to improve our health for the long term in a world of high stress and conflicting views.
Everyone has an opinion. What you should eat, how you should discipline your kids, where you should live, and whether you're doing it all "right." It's hard to trust your gut and be who you are meant to be when there's so much noise coming at you every day. However, everyone is also unique. That's why no diet or lifestyle is going to look the same for everyone, and that is really ok.
I studied holistic health counseling and nutrition at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition in NY, practiced and researched personal improvement, and creating balance as a mother. I have had enough encounters with people who use guilt, shame, a condescending tone or a projecting attitude to "motivate" people in one way or another. And let me tell you, there is NO place for that here.
What I value the most: real authenticity with loving intention (and methods that actually work without being extreme.)
Translation: I will lift you up in love, I will be totally real with you, and I will support you in every way I possibly can.
Using a compassionate, down-to-earth and realistic approach, I work with women who are ready for real change, who are tired of waking up each day feeling unfulfilled, knowing there is something more in store for them, and have no idea where to start. Whether that means losing your baby weight, creating better sleep and energy, shifting your belief system, or finding a balance in your personal life (or rediscovering what a personal life is, Mamas), that is something that we will figure out as we go.
In my one on one programs, we meet virtually every other week to address your weight + wellness concerns and obstacles while creating a plan that is both realistic and doable to help you finally to cross over into a healthy balance. I also address and introduce additional holistic healing methods like essential oils, supplements, meditation and exercise recommendations based on your body type and lifestyle.
First step: Strategy Session. Simply, easy, and a little get to know each other time. Then, we'll make a plan that feels right and get you on your way to a more balanced life.