I love a food journal. It’s the first thing I get my clients to do. Besides drinking lemon water of course! There are so many ways to keep a food journal so I’m going to teach you my method for optimal health, good digestion, maximum energy, and overall increased wellness.Read More
I’m not one of those vegans who turns up their nose at "meat alternatives”. Which is odd because I never liked meat. Especially red meat. It would take me like an hour to eat 1/4 of a burger. Cutting out meat was not a struggle for me at all. Which is interesting why I’ll pour down a huge impossible burger. But that’s for another psycho-analyzation time.
I have tried Loma’s tuna in a can and really enjoyed it so I wanted to try out this easy and ready to go tuna preseasoned!Read More
This is not what you want to hear. High levels of stress produce more cortisol which results in a lack of weight loss or even more body fat. If you’ve tried everything but the scale is not budging, you may want to check your stress levels.
Let’s get into a bit of science on this so we can better understand how to tackle this problem that probably most of us have.Read More
Start With Lemon was created when I lived in Vietnam. Needless to say, I love traveling! It’s one of those things that just makes you feel alive, you know? I absolutely love traveling but have often found it easy to get sick, feel low, or get all kinds of weird stuff happening (poop problems anyone?). Here’s how I prevent and work quickly when a problem comes up. I wish I could tell you to take every oil with you but here are my top 7 and how to use them!Read More
One of the main topics I talk about is gut health. Many people have heard of a probiotic but are still confused. Should you take one? Which one? What to look for? Do they work? Not to worry. Before diving into the specifics, let’s be clear. You SHOULD be taking a probiotic. No matter how great your diet is you want to take one… for life.Read More
I use to think it was. I thought being healthy was a luxury that as a high school student, college student, or broke 20 something year old I couldn’t afford. I couldn’t afford $9 juices, a membership to SoulCycle, or even a 1:1 coach to help guide me through the process. Did that mean I couldn’t be healthy or at my maximum health?Read More
I love a good budget. When I was younger I never ever wanted to spend money. I was a hoarder of money. In my opinion, not a bad thing to be. When I went to college and started my own grocery shopping, I tried to keep it around $30-40 per week for 21 meals. Oh yeah, you heard that right.Read More
I love peppermint oil. It reminds me of Christmas time but with the oil in my pocket I get to have that feeling all year long! It not only smells delicious but has incredible benefits including helping with respiratory support, giving you energy, boosting mood and alertness, and soothing irritated stomaches.Read More
hen I finally gave in to the thought that I didn’t know it all and the thought that I was open to being an experiment, I found what truly worked. Today, I teach people how to create this lifestyle and maintain it for themselves. I wanted to share 4 of my favorite easy healthy habits that will help you uplevel your health anywhere you are.Read More
Taking your health to the next level as well as caring for the environment seems like an easy enough task but finding products that you love that also work can be difficult. When I had to buy new tampons, I wanted to see what Target had to offer in less synthetic and more natural ones. I mean after all, they do hang around inside of you for like a really long time.Read More
I love a good supplement! I’ve found incredible ones and I of course have to tell you about them!
Life Long Vitality is a 3 set supplement system aimed to give you optimal nutrition, cellular, + anti-inflammation support all day long with 100% bioavailable sources (aka it all comes from fruits and veggies).Read More
We’re constantly told to reduce our phone usage, cut down the amount of apps we use, and clean up our home screens. While I am a big proponent of all of these things, technology doesn’t have to be an enemy to our health.
In fact, using the right apps, we can actually enhance our health. Here are my top 3 apps to improve your health.Read More
Ready to start blending your oils to make a delicious concoction of smells and aromas in your home or room?
Here are some of my ultimate combinations!Read More
When I first thought about the idea of reducing toxins and going chemical-free, I was very very overwhelmed. Honestly I can still be overwhelmed somedays at my lack of full control over what I expose my self to. It was really my move to Hanoi, Vietnam and joining doTERRA that pushed me to think long and hard about what I was exposing myself to and how I could make sure it contributed to my health instead of hurting me.
I like to start simple and small.Read More
The modern Western health care system is set up today so you don’t have to do much thinking. It’s also set up so you’re a number that gets moved along. Doctors barely have time for 15 minutes with you. Which is not their fault at all but a result of the commercialized and capitalistic society that governs the system. (I will proceed to stay on my soap box)Read More
But every now and then I’ll grab a drink or a beer. On the RARE occasion, I’ll have one too many but thank goodness my controlling self never lets me have too many but I have learned a thing or two about how to drink in the healthiest way possible so let’s dive in.Read More
I use to be obsessed with meal plans. Like tell me EXACTLY what to eat and I’ll do it. But I need specifics. I liked knowing that that the guess work was taken out of what to eat and all I had to do was cook. I searched out meal plans and found ones I liked and paid quite a bit of money over time for them.
Then when I started really diving into my own health I realized something- meal plans don’t work.Read More
You’re chugging right along in life and then BAM! You get smacked with winter. It’s cold, rainy, snowy, and all you want to do it snuggle up in bed.
I’m writing this post for me as much as I am for you. I've been struggling with motivation to keep going because all I want to do is stay wrapped in my warm blanket surrounded by my fluffy pillows in the morning.Read More
Trying to go vegan can be hard and seem really lonely.
I had the help of Youtube and blogs when I wanted to go vegan back in 2013. I was honestly terrified of it because I loved food and didn’t want to have to miss out on anything.Read More