8 Ways to De-stress in Nature

As humans our lives are a delicate balance of commitments. While we cannot always escape a challenging job or a tough segment of life, we can recharge and take back our mental and spiritual health by taking moments to stop and relax. Here are 8 ways that you can press “pause” on the stresses of life and recharge in nature...

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Aimee Frazier
How to Track Progress toward your Fitness Goals

Get your phone out and get ready to take some progress photos- you’ll want to see how much progress you have made a month from now! Tracking your progress in a variety of ways is extremely helpful because it allows you to see if your workouts, diet, and strategy are effective.

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Aimee Frazier
Eating for Weight Management

When you use healthy foods to fuel your body you will feel energetic, be able to function in the activities you enjoy, and think clearly. On the flip side, an unhealthy diet can cause the body to feel sluggish, tired, store excess calories as fat, and contributes to health risks.

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Aimee Frazier
Managing Stress Without Emotional Eating

Have you ever caught yourself emotionally eating? Emotional eating can be identified in several different ways: 

  • Eating when you’re stressed, bored, or lonely 
  • Eating even when you’re already full
  • Feeling powerless to control yourself when eating
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Aimee Frazier
Supplements- The Stigma, Pros, and Cons

There is a stigma in the supplement field, and rightfully so. In 2015 many different companies were under scrutiny for false advertising of their supplements. Other products were banned from shelves for containing lesser-known stimulants so powerful that they caused serious problems or even death.

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Portland, Oregon. Places to Stay in Shape Outside

Portland, Oregon! What makes Portland the best city to live in is all the possibilities for the outdoor adventure seeker.Why go to the gym when you could burn just as many calories (and have a lot more fun) doing an outdoor activity?

Last year I put my gym membership on hold for the summer months so that I could do more of what I really love: get outdoors and walk, run, hike, kayak, bike, climb, sprint, and swim. There is something about being outside of the crowded gym that is freeing, peaceful, and invigorating! 

In this post I list outdoor activities that you can find in the Portland, Oregon area.

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What is Health Coaching?

Health Coaching is a way to gain support from a professional on your journey to pursue health. A Health Coach is someone who has studied human motivation, health, fitness, nutrition, and is an expert in guiding others through the process of pursuing their goals.

Who works with a Health Coach? Anyone can, although most clients are looking to manage their weight and want to find a emotionally healthy, long-lasting way to do so. Most clients have tried to reach their goals but feel the support of having a coach will help them to gain more tools for the journey.

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