I am a certified Holistic Health Coach and Life Coach. I help people manage stress and develop healthy habits so they can truly thrive. Life is beautiful but it can also be pretty hectic. Finding balance can be hard especially when we lead such busy lives. We spend so much time on that hamster wheel chasing one task after another. Think about it, have you ever really completed that "To Do" list and if so, did you pause for rest afterwards or did you immediately create your next list? If you're like me, you can spend a lot of time just thinking about all the things you have to accomplish. That's enough to make anyone feel anxious which only makes it more difficult to focus. What happens when you fall behind? Do you jump back on that hamster wheel? It's a vicious cycle and if we don't interrupt the loop we can easily sabotage our health, convincing ourselves that we are too "busy" to eat healthy, exercise or rest. Of course that only leaves us feeling worse! Ironically the secret to staying balanced, focused and energized is to practice self-care, EVERYDAY. You will know if you are doing it because you will feel amazing! Who doesn't want that? I sure do. Having great health is so valuable yet we often take it for granted until it's gone. That happened to me.  For most of my life I didn't know how to relax. I was always busy and hard on my body. It wasn't until I developed an autoimmune disease that I began to slow down. I had no choice because I became

so sick that I was bedridden for months. That experience was a real wake up call. I had to let go of what I thought I knew about health and embrace a more holistic approach to self-care. 

Taking back control of my health turned my life around. I reclaimed my body and eliminated the pain and inflammation that were disabling me. Now I pay attention to what needs to be nourished and I honor that.