Learn to Trust Your Gut as a Mom

Written By: Sarah Kolman RN, MA, CHPN, INHC

Do you ever fall into the trap of comparing yourself to other mothers? With all the busy comparison going on in my head at times, I can let myself get trapped in feeling inadequate and undeserving—this doesn’t feel inspiring or empowering as a mother! How can we look to outside resources as simple guidance, but primarily rely on our inner wisdom to carry us through the roller coaster ride of parenting? Read more here. 

Do you ever fall into the trap of comparing yourself to other mothers? With all the busy comparison going on in my head at times, I can let myself get trapped in feeling inadequate and undeserving—this doesn’t feel inspiring or empowering as a mother! How can we look to outside resources as simple guidance, but primarily rely on our inner wisdom to carry us through the roller coaster ride of parenting? Read more here. 

Zoom Out! And Hone in on Better Health

Written by: Sarah Kolman RN, MA, CHPN, INHC

Once we find out that certain foods are causing problems with our health, it can be so easy to get tunnel vision on our diets. The concept that everything we put in our bodies can either heal us or hurt us is quite powerful, and it’s not uncommon for me to see my health coaching clients zero in on it. They cling to diet with an iron grip, meal planning, getting serious about what foods they bring into their homes, and focusing on what they can’t have — and sometimes this causes them to neglect other important parts of their whole health. Read more here to learn how other factors in our lives influence our health too. 

Spring Clean Your Shopping Routine

Written by: Sarah Kolman RN, MA, CHPN, INHC

The pursuit of a simpler, healthier lifestyle often has as much to do with what we choose to leave out as it does with adding new routines and habits. Whether it’s stress, screen time, inflammation, or problematic foods, there are plenty of things we can stand a little less of while we’re working toward our healthiest selves. Consider taking a look at your pantry while you’re tackling spring cleaning. One way that I cut back on unnecessary extras in my life is paying attention to the list of ingredients in my food, cleaning products, and stuff I slather on my body. Read more to learn about my tips.

The pursuit of a simpler, healthier lifestyle often has as much to do with what we choose to leave out as it does with adding new routines and habits. Whether it’s stressscreen timeinflammation, or problematic foods, there are plenty of things we can stand a little less of while we’re working toward our healthiest selves. Consider taking a look at your pantry while you’re tackling spring cleaning. One way that I cut back on unnecessary extras in my life is paying attention to the list of ingredients in my food, cleaning products, and stuff I slather on my body. Read more to learn about my tips.

The Last Leg of Winter: Hurry Up and Slow Down

Written by: Sarah Kolman RN, MA, CHPN, INHC

Winter can really be a marathon. By the time February rolls around, I’m usually spending my free time searching online real estate listings in tropical locales, daydreaming about a desert vacation, and counting down the days until spring break. I know I’m not alone! But as impatient as we may be for the arrival of warmer months, our bodies still want (and need) to take things slow. Read more here.

Protect Your Family and Yourself During Cold and Flu Season

Written by: Sarah Kolman RN, MA, CHPN, INHC

When one of my young boys, my husband, or I bring home an illness from school or work, it’s often only a matter of time before our household of five is down for the count. Fortunately, we’ve gotten much better at minimizing our risk of getting sick. As a nurse and health coach, I’m committed to long-term preventative measures, so we focus on keeping a strong immune system and nurturing a healthy microbiome as our first line of defense when it comes to decreasing the frequency and duration of colds and flus in our home. Learn tips here. 

When one of my young boys, my husband, or I bring home an illness from school or work, it’s often only a matter of time before our household of five is down for the count. Fortunately, we’ve gotten much better at minimizing our risk of getting sick. As a nurse and health coach, I’m committed to long-term preventative measures, so we focus on keeping a strong immune system and nurturing a healthy microbiome as our first line of defense when it comes to decreasing the frequency and duration of colds and flus in our home. Learn tips here