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Hey! I'm Kate, a holistic health and lifestyle coach. I practice nutritional healing and a total body approach to wellness. I believe we always have the ability to make healthy choices and design our lifestyle.

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Lifestyle

Nutrition

Routine

Mindset

Fitness

using fear

It’s really us against ourselves most of the time … we often try to motivate ourselves with fear, judgment, and criticism. But how does using fear as motivation work out for us?  I know when I was on my weight loss journey, before I shifted from self criticism to self compassion,  a lot of what […]

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Did you know a lot of the time we avoid change is because of the “unknown” – basically the fear and uncertainty around what the process will look or feel like.  Essentially, we want to figure out how to dodge vulnerability and discomfort, AND, we want someone to “tell us what to do” and give […]

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August, though hot as blazes, is feeling lighter and lighter as I have been focusing in on positive affirmation and the power of self-talk.  I have my students script out affirmations inside our LRD Academy course, and it is such a powerful tool towards getting lasting results. Why? Because when we affirm our thoughts out […]

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It gets me so angry when I hear others trying to tear down or criticize women who are genuinely trying their best to make healthier changes. Have you ever allowed the expectations, needs or pressures from others create a shame-fueled downward spiral? Playing the shame game in your health & wellness journey is not the only […]

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weight loss

I get a lot of messages from women that start like this:  “Kate I am struggling with my weight, stress eating, self-sabotage, lack of motivation… But… -I don’t want to spend much money⁣. -I don’t want to go completely plant-based⁣. -I don’t want to do any of the “woo-woo” stuff. ⁣ ….can you help me?” […]

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how to support

At one point in my life, I was called the “fat girl” who was “negligent” and “lazy”. What’s worse is, when I tried to start doing something about it, I got more grief from my “friends” referring to me as a flake or “not being fun anymore.” No matter what I did- healthy or unhealthy, […]

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How Your Environment Affects You

Why don’t we become the people we want to be? Why do we set goals to do better and then abandon them within hours? Why do we confidently commit to something in the moment and then flake out when it’s time to show up? Why do we keep finding ourselves sitting in the drive-thru lane […]

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The truth is SO MANY of the things you think are out of reach are actually very much within your control.  -Thoughts, beliefs, attitudes –Time management, personal routine -Daily movement -Keeping clean spaces  -Who you socialize with -How you spend your free time However, if you notice you are not able to implement or maintain […]

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How have I been able to keep off 80lbs? Two words: Morning. Routine. Gone are the days where I can wake up and “wing it”. Before I dive into my day, I have a promise to myself that I take at least 2-3 hours to fill my cup before I start pouring out that energy […]

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Making small, healthy changes to your diet and lifestyle can make a big difference in your overall health and well-being. If you’re looking for ways to get started, these tips can help you make the necessary adjustments. Whether you’re trying to lose weight, eat more nutritious foods, or get more exercise, making sustainable changes is […]

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