“Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity” – definition of Health by WHO (World Health Organization)
Health and wellness are interconnected. Wellness is the state of physical and mental health, a state of balance, resilience and wholeness. And health is so much more than just the absence of disease, it is a feeling of an overall wellbeing.
The actions and steps that you take throughout your life will help you move closer to health. As a health coach I help you develop those steps, my goal is to empower you to make healthy living an easy and natural part of your daily life.
My primary interest is immune system and autoimmune disorders (I do not like/use the word disease). Having been diagnosed with Celiac, Lichen planus (LP) and Lichen planopilaris (LPP) myself, I focus on immune system recovery and balance.
My main goals and interests are research, community education and support.
I love helping individuals who are overall healthy and are looking to strengthen their immune system for prevention; as well as those with current health issues interested in building up, restoring and strengthening their immunity, getting healthy again and preventing further deterioration of their health.
We are more than physical bodies, but mental, emotional, spiritual, social, and energetic beings. Where disease can occur from imbalances in these areas, we need to develop a deeper understanding of the foods and lifestyle choices that work best for each individual, and implement lasting changes that will improve energy, food choices and overall health and wellness.
My approach to promoting wellness and health in the community is deliberately different from traditional paths. This approach is the direct result of the education and certification I received as a Holistic Health Coach from the Columbia University affiliated Institute for Integrative Nutrition® and the American Association of Drugless Practitioners.
Institute for Integrative Nutrition is the only nutrition school integrating all the different dietary theories, combining the knowledge of traditional philosophies with modern concepts like the USDA food pyramid, the glycemic index, the Zone, the Adkins, raw foods, and many more. IIN’s principle of Bio-individuality is how I approach each person, for me, this is the key to be successful in helping people to find better health, and happier and balanced lives.
To your health!