Cortisol is Wreaking Havoc on Your Health–Here’s How to Fix It.

Are you feeling stressed today? Take a second here and pause--check your shoulders for tension, see if your jaw is clenched, take a nice deep breath....in......and.......out. Phew. Stress is something that most of us deal with on a daily basis. Sometimes it's good; having a healthy amount of stress pushes us to do our best [...]

The Case for Hiking as the Ultimate Workout for Mental and Physical Health

This past weekend I went on a quick getaway to North Carolina to reset. It was a much needed chance to regroup, plan for the months ahead, connect with my husband, Chris, and enjoy a LOT of really good food and really good hiking. Definitely more food than hiking, but sometimes balance means leaning a [...]

Do I Really Need Protein Powder? And Other Supplement Questions Answered.

Have you ever been inside of a GNC or other supplement store and felt like your brain might implode from the endless options of health products that all claim to be the secret to living a healthy life? It's spooky. I can't go into one of those places without my head spinning and trying to [...]