10 – Using a Holistic Approach to Connect Body, Mind, Heart, and Soul with Jennifer Stark

In this episode, I chat with Jennifer Stark, a certified holistic health and wellness coach with a background in professional one-on-one and couples counseling, personal training and group fitness instruction.

She helps her clients take a holistic look at their struggles—the blocks that keep them from experiencing happiness, vibrant health, and fulfilling love—and empower them to take action to reach their goals.

Jennifer Stark is a Life, Love and Wellness Coach. She believes implementing a holistic approach helps her clients reach a more optimal level of health—mentally, physically, emotionally and relationally—and tie all aspects of their lives together so that they experience more profound shifts and empowerment for lasting success.

Jennifer holds a Master of Science degree in Counseling Psychology and a Holistic Health Coach Certification from the International Association of Wellness Professionals. Her supplemental certifications include Life Strategies Coaching and Stress Management Coaching from Spencer Institute, and Personal Training and various group fitness instruction certifications from FitTour. 

After 18 years working as a counselor in public schools and family counseling centers and as a personal trainer and group fitness instructor in several gyms, Jennifer decided to move forward on her own and created Stark Wellness, a private coaching and consulting business. She works with clients remotely via WhatsApp, Skype or Google Meet sessions.

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09 – Creating an Effective Home Workout Program with Heather Nasella

In this episode I’m chatting with Heather Nasella,  a certified personal trainer and expert homeschooler (she’s been at it for almost a decade!)

Heather is an expert at creating an effective home workout space and strategy for women who either can’t get to  a gym or simply prefer the convenience and privacy of home workouts.

She shares how she started working out at home, how she turned that practice into a virtual personal training business, showing other moms how to create the space in their home, and their lives, for life-changing fitness .

Hi, I’m Heather!

I’m a homeschooling mom, wife, certified personal trainer and owner at Heather Nasella Training LLC.

I love country music, coffee, sleep, hiking and 99% of the time you will find me in some form of active wear.

I grew up in Maine but moved to Massachusetts when I met my husband almost 20 years ago. We have 2 daughters who I have been homeschooling since the beginning (7 years and counting) and even though some days I think I’m crazy, I wouldn’t change it for anything. ⁣⁠

For years I struggled with my weight and self esteem, but after the birth of my second daughter I felt so miserable that I knew something needed to change.  I decided to make myself a priority and during the process I found myself, my confidence, my independence and my strength.

I became a certified personal trainer because after going through my own journey, I wanted to help other women feel as amazing as I did and now I help women look and feel their best (without restriction) through regular activity, mindset shifts and a gentle nutrition practice.

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08 – Breaking the Habit of Emotional Eating with Melissa Rohlfs

In this episode I’m chatting with Melissa Rohlfs,  a certified holistic health and life coach whose mission is helping busy women identify and rewire the habit of stress/emotional eating so they can be calm, confident and at peace.  In stressful situations. In their bodies. In their life.

She shares how she learned  to deal with her broken relationship with food and the  strategies she’s learned (and now uses with her own clients!) to break free from diet mindset and the emotional eating triggers to repair her relationship with food and her body.

Hi, I’m Melissa! I’m a wife to my husband Chad and mama to two blessings. 
 
At one point in my motherhood journey, I was crabby, living off of sugar, exhausted,  and 30 pounds heavier.  Instead of processing through my feelings, I stuffed them with food {usually sweets!}   

While my calories and points were low enough to “lose weight,” it wasn’t happening for me.  {Even though I was well hydrated and exercised!}  After trying every diet under the sun to lose weight, our daughter was diagnosed with food intolerances.  Little did I know that the very food deemed “healthy” that I ate on a daily basis was working against me rather than for me.  {Come to find out, we share food intolerances!}  Once I removed those foods and learned about eating whole foods, everything changed. 

 
My body started to eliminate toxins found in the processed foods I was living off of.  The sugar cravings decreased.  My energy increased.  The foggy brain lifted.  And, I did the inner work of learning to identify and articulate my feelings rather than stuffing them.  New healthy habits started to emerge and I felt empowered!   I became the calm, confident and peaceful mama I always longed to be.  As a result, I felt called to help other moms who are where I was.  And, that meant more than the latest diet and exercise program.
 

This is why I went to school to learn how to help mamas get out of overwhelm and feeling stuck.  As women we are stressed and overwhelmed, and put ourselves last.  As a coach, I teach busy women simple strategies that they can fit into their busy lives because our families need us to be our best.   

I help women get unstuck and find freedom so they can be calm, confident and at peace.

 
I offer help and hope to the mama who feels overwhelmed, stuck and wants freedom to enjoy life AND motherhood Happy.  Healthy.  Free. 
The mom you desire to be is in there, waiting to come out. 

 

On Monday, August 30th  I’ll be hosting a live workshop for frazzled, exhausted moms

This experience is for busy mamas who feel like they are going through the motions of life. Because let’s be honest ~ motherhood is hard yo!

Kids don’t come with a manual, there is very little training for moms and all we know is what we came from. Imagine finding your sweet spot where you don’t feel suffocated by your amazing mom life!

With this workshop you will learn how to:

* Get unstuck so you can enjoy your life and your kids
* Find your strengths and weaknesses so we can focus on your strengths and live out of them
* Be the calm, confident, happy, healthy mom you desire to be

One small step at a time!

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07 – How meditation and mindfulness can be life-changing habits – Hailee Didio

In this episode I’m chatting with Hailee Didio, who is a certified health coach and meditation teacher.

After personally experiencing  a ‘lifestyle 180’ by implementing her own meditation and mindfulness practice, Hailee decided to become a certified coach to help teach the strategies that helped her turn her own life around.

Hailee teaches meditation classes, coaches in both group and 1-on-1, and runs a monthly  membership program that offers fitness classes, yoga classes, meditation sessions, and more!

We talk about the sneaky symptoms of stress, how meditation can help get it (and keep it!) under control, the challenges of starting a meditation practice, and how you can avoid the frustration that so many meditation that a lot of newbies experience!

Hailee is also the host of her own podcast, Live Your Wellness. 

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The book my doctor recommended about meditation, how it works, how it helps: 

Join the free 5-day Stress Buster Challenge!

Each day we will learn a new strategy scientifically proven to reduce stress and enhance mood.

After just five days you will confidently be able to employ strategies that allow you to:

-Have more energy

-Experience increased motivation

-Enhance your mood

– Lower your levels of stress and anxiety

Challenge begins Monday, August 30th

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06 – Eat Like a CEO with Sarah Knight

In this episode I’m chatting Sarah Knight, who is a holistic nutritionist and founder of Eat Like a CEO.

She helps entrepreneurial and professional women get out of the tired-wired cycle and have natural energy without relying on caffeine or sugar.

We specifically talk about how meal planning can serve as a form of self-care as we’re taking intentional action to reduce the stress for future us!

 

 

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Sarah Knight is a holistic nutritionist and founder of Eat Like a CEO. She helps entrepreneurial and professional women get out of the tired-wired cycle and have natural energy without relying on caffeine or sugar.

She’s passionate about helping women systematize their nutrition to reduce decision fatigue and get the nutrients they need to have the energy, focus and confidence to make power moves in their businesses, careers and lives.

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