A happier, healthier You

A happier, healthier You

Healthy Habit Heroes: Valerie’s Story

Valerie had lost 90 pounds a few years ago, but when she found herself in pain with hip and knee problems and severe arthritis, she gained it all back. She was ready to try and lose the weight again, but this time she wanted it keep it off for good. “I found myself under a […]

Halloween Inspired Workouts to Get You in the Spooky Spirit

Happy Halloween all you ghouls, cats, and kittens! Whether your holiday plan is to marathon scary movies, go trick-or-treating, or attend Covid-approved gatherings, let’s start off your day with a Halloween-inspired workout to get you in the spooky spirit. Benefits of a Halloween Workout: Boosts your metabolism and burns calories all day long, meaning you […]

Pumpkin & Chickpea Blondie Bites

Original recipe by Yes Health Coach Miriam. Coach Miriam’s tip: These bites pack some protein, fiber and heart healthy fats into a slightly sweet and festive treat! Plus, the prep is super easy. It can also be made vegan by using an egg replacement or flax egg in place of regular eggs. Ingredients: One (15.5 […]

Guided Meditations for Every Part of the Day

What is Meditation Practicing meditation is like getting the hang of any other skill, but for your health. Think of it as working out a muscle that’s never been exercised, or learning to cook with new good-for-you foods. It benefits your overall well-being, but takes discipline and consistency to get comfortable with it. Since it […]

Healthy Tricks for Halloween Treats

Halloween is almost here! And for most of us, that means bingeing on scary movies and all the halloween candy. But beware, there’s a lot of sugar and chemicals lurking in those nostalgic Halloween treats.  According to the Center for Science in the Public Interest, artificial colorants (e.g. Red 40, Blue 1, and Yellow 5 […]

The Magic of Mushrooms (and no we’re not talking psychedelics)

When it comes to “food as medicine,” nothing quite fits this concept like mushrooms. Medical practitioners and scientists have uncovered the power of mushrooms as one of the most healing natural sources of food.  Tero Isokauppila, founder of superfood brand Four Sigmatic said in an interview, “medicinal mushrooms have given us many important pharmaceutical medicines […]

Healthy Pumpkin Recipes to Get You in the Fall Spirit

After a long hot summer, Fall is finally here, and we couldn’t be more excited! Fall is all about getting cozy, festive, and best of all, enjoying a new variety of seasonal produce. This week, our focus is on everyone’s favorite Fall squash: pumpkins. Pumpkin Health Benefits Pumpkins are equal parts nutritious as they are […]

Sweet Potato Nachos

Original recipe by Coach Sara A. Coach Sara A.’s tip: If you love nachos, you have to try these sweet potato nachos for a healthier alternative! Sweet potatoes are rich in complex carbs, fiber, and loaded with vitamin A. They are rich in beta-carotene (which is converted to vitamin A) and anthocyanins, which are antioxidants […]

Lymphatic Drainage: Everything You Need to Know

When it comes to self-care practices, getting a massage is one that’s not only indulgent, but can also improve your health. Not only do they assist with muscle stretching and recovery, but they’re also super relaxing, which we all know is great for lowering cortisol.  In recent self care trends, there’s been a wave of […]