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Nutrition Coaching Teaches Planning

Nutrition coaching teaches clients to plan their meals and snacks. In this food-focused environment, maintaining healthy nutrition requires planning. Without planning, most of us will make poor food choices and eat too-big portions. Many overweight people make sporadic, and usually short-lived, attempts to lose weight. After a time, calorie deprivation

Dana’s Blog–Reflections on the Wellness Coaching Experience

Dana's Blog My Experience with Wellness Coaching I finished my three months working with Coach Lorie, making major changes to my lifestyle, thanks to her suggestions and advice.  I found her readily available, responsive to my needs and flexible--this last virtue included that fact that she was able to change

3 Tips for Attorney Stress Management

Lorie's Blog I practiced law for 23 years, so I know that legal practice is one of the most stressful careers on the planet. Therefore, practicing stress management is crucial. Who hasn’t awakened in the middle of the night thinking “Did I miss a filing deadline?” We work very long hours.

Nancy’s Blog–The Beginning of the Road to Healthy Living

Nancy's Blog I have been working with Lorie over the phone for three weeks. My main "goal" is to lose weight and be healthier. I just had my 41st birthday in January and have had to deal with a bucket load of stress already this year. My husband and I

Helane’s Blog–Week #3–Healthy Foods

I can’t believe it’s been 18 days since I first met with Lorie for my first appointment. I have a renewed sense of direction and especially felt it after New Years as I knew all of the goodies, holiday treats and holiday events were done! I have continued to cook

Helane’s Blog Week #4–A Temporary Setback

Helane's Blog All has been going gloriously in my forth week. I’d finally hit my stride with my workouts, going to the gym and even started taking Zumba classes again. Then BAM! For four long days, I felt nauseous and out of sorts.  For you ladies out there you know

Helane’s Blog Week #5–How Wellness Coaching Helps Me

Helane's Blog--Week #5 I made it through week #4 after not feeling so great, and I must say, week #5 is an interesting week.  I feel totally motivated to continue down this current path of health and wellness. The discussions I have with Lorie around my goals and progress are

The Indulgence of ‘One’

Eating has never been about ‘one’ for me. I’ve always been a ‘big number’ gal; six, seven, twenty. Or, measured a different way, handfuls, platefuls and dishfuls --- you get the idea.  So when the holidays would roll around, I’d plan on a racking up some high numbers. Hey, it’s

Helane’s Blog–Lifestyle Change–Week #2

Second Session with my Wellness Coach I had my second meeting with Lorie today and we reviewed how my first week went.  I’d say it went pretty well, considering it was the Christmas Holiday. I’d hit two of my three goals at about 90%! From the Coach: Helane made great

My Top 10 Pet Peeves in the Gym

If you spend any amount of time in the gym, over time you notice that certain things get mighty annoying. Here is my Top Ten List: My personal trainer invents wacko, extremely challenging, and perhaps dangerous workouts that I’ll never be able to replicate on my own The only machines