How You Eat is Your Own Damn Business

emilygoughLifestyle, Mindset, Nutrition

I’ve gotten comments my entire life about how I eat. That’s not terribly unusual for many people, I don’t think.  We’re all super nosey, lol, and want to know how, what and why other people are eating a certain way.  Even long before I became a Holistic Nutritionist, I was always intrigued by what was on other people’s plates. Often … Read More

Stop Working Out on Mondays

emilygoughLifestyle, Mindset

NEVER MISS A MONDAY You may have heard the saying “never miss a Monday” tossed around the blogosphere and social media in some sort of an attempt to motivate you to drag yourself off the couch Monday morning and start the week off with a bang.  Normally this is used in the context of fitting in a workout, although it … Read More

Hungry, Hungry Hormones: Cravings and Fat Loss

emilygoughLifestyle, Nutrition

Cravings have a number of sources that can be tied to little or poor quality sleep, stress, and emotional upset.  The single factor in common for all of those issues is your hormonal health. While other factors like nutritional deficiencies and dehydration can also play a big role in cravings, it’s often the hormonal factors that are left out of … Read More

Hormonal Birth Control, Part II: Healing from The Pill

emilygoughLifestyle, Nutrition

Are you on the Pill?  Coming off of it?  Been on it at any point, or struggling with any type of hormonal issue?  Learn the exact steps to rebalance hormones and feel comfortable in your own skin with the FREE Hormone Happy Handbook. Grab your copy here.   Earlier this month I posted all about my personal experience going off … Read More

When Overwhelm Hits

emilygoughLifestyle, Mindset

We live in a fast-paced world where stress is considered the norm, and being “busy” is often considered a badge of honour. Unfortunately, neither our bodies nor our minds respond well to this constant and sometimes self-induced stress.  Moreover when we are under a great deal of stress, it’s easy to let any form of self-care fall by the wayside … Read More

We Are What We Eat: Food, Mood and Mental Health

emilygoughLifestyle, Mindset, Nutrition

“You are what you eat.” We’ve all heard this saying before, and when I sat down to write this I was curious about the origin of the saying.  It turns out it was written in 1826 by a French physician who strongly believed that what we consume affects our state of mind and our overall health.  In fact, there is evidence … Read More

Consistency in 8 Steps

emilygoughLifestyle, Mindset, Nutrition

I think for the most part, people realize that better health doesn’t happen overnight.  Many of us may have already tried the various diets, cleanses and detoxes that claim to help us lose weight, but the road to being comfortable in our skin and in great health is not a magic pill. It’s about making consistently healthy choices most of … Read More