When I tell people that I'm a nutritionist, they automatically expect me to be a kale-worshiping, veggie-loving, anti-sugar professional who they need to defend their food choices to. That, or they are super curious about how and what I eat, if I "cheat", if I have pizza, and if sugar is part of my diet. This post is intended to dispel any of these myths and set the record straight: I might be a nutritionist, but I'm not perfect. Here's what a nutritionist eats in a day, Kelly-style. I might be … [Read more...] about What a Nutritionist Eats in a Day
I was never a big traveller as a kid, but over the past few years I've been on enough flights and overnight trips that I know exactly which health & wellness essentials to pack for travel. I'm currently packing for a trip to Vegas (this time for work, not for fun!) and I am in the process of creating my travel checklist. As such, this post is super easy to write. So let's get to it - my travel checklist: Kelly's top 8 wellness essentials for travel! Travel Checklist: Top 8 Wellness … [Read more...] about Travel Checklist: Top 8 Wellness Essentials for Travel
Those of you who are part of my Facebook and Instagram communities have likely heard that I just finished a 6-week anti-candida protocol. As a nutritionist, I like to do experiments on myself. As someone who has always been addicted to sugar and has had chronic acne for years, I decided it was time to try something different. This is my experience following an anti-candida diet. What is Candida? If you're unfamiliar with what candida is, it's a yeast called candida albicans that all humans have … [Read more...] about My Experience Following an Anti-Candida Diet
Does balance exist? What a loaded question... Honestly, this one has required some serious thinking. After having spent some time pondering the idea of balance - heck, I even have a few programs surrounding balance - I've come up with an answer. It may not be the popular answer, but it is mine. Yes, "balance" does exist - but probably not in the way that you think. Let's start by diving into some of the common arguments for why balance does NOT exist. Many people who don't believe in … [Read more...] about Does Balance Exist? Here’s My Answer.
I’ve spoken very openly about my experience with adrenal insufficiency and burnout. Adrenal insufficiency has been a big part of my life over the past 4 years, and it’s gotten me to where I am today. Finally I’m ready to take this opportunity to share the details of my story with you. If you burn out once, they say it’s easy to do again. It can take up to two years to fully recover, assuming you’re actually putting in the effort to resolve your adrenal insufficiency. It takes time, and if you … [Read more...] about How I burnt out twice: My Burnout Story
Conversations about perspective and mindset run rampant in the health and wellness field, and for good reason. You may be an optimist, a pessimist, or a "realist". You may see the glass half-full, half-empty, or even entirely empty no matter how much water is in the glass. But however you view the glass, you can't deny that there's a very clear link between mindset and health. The definitive link between mindset and health If we want to get energetic for a second, we could talk about how … [Read more...] about The Link Between Mindset and Health + How to Shift your Mindset