Low on Willpower? How to crush your workout plan without it

I'm on week 10 of 12 week my workout plan, 4-5 days a week of lifting at the gym, for ...
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ETM Reviews: Fitbit Ionic Smart Watch

I've had a number of people ask me what I thought of my new Fitbit Ionic watch, and I love ...
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How to Take Action on Your Goals Today (it’s easier than you think)

You've read all of the books and devoured more webinars than you can count on both hands - so why ...
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Put down the Advil: three tips for natural pain relief

As I sit here and write this, I'm shifting to find a position that doesn't make my back protest with ...
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Feminism and Weight Loss – can they go together?

I've been studying personal development and nutrition for a few years now, and consider myself aware of media and how ...
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Tap your Stress Away (What is Tapping or EFT?)

I pretty much came out of the womb anxious. If you talk to my mom, she will probably tell you ...
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Do you have a love affair with food? Me too. Here’s what to do.

Let's just start here: I love food. I started religiously watching the Food Network channel on TV when I was ...
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Started From the Bottom, Now We Here: my story, health and gratitude

Maybe it's some rainy day introspection, or some mercury retrograde vibes, or the fact that I am confined to the ...
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I’m back!… and how ETM will be different in 2018

I took most (ok pretty much all) of January off to travel with my husband. We went to Okinawa, Bangkok ...
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ETM’s 2017 Healthy Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday shopping is hard, and even harder when you're trying to seek out good-for-you items that don't break the bank ...
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Cranberry Orange Walnut Quinoa Salad [GF, Vegan]

This quinoa salad has fresh cranberries and orange, walnuts, and a tangy Dijon dressing.  It's a perfect salad to lighten ...
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Three Ways to Take Care of Your Body in Times of Stress

When we’re going through a difficult time, or stressing about something in our life, we tend to throw our “healthy ...
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Instant Pot Red Lentil Curry

This is the first recipe I made in my instant pot! I adapted an old slow cooker recipe and it ...
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Is your scale lying to you?

Did you weigh yourself today? This week? This month? Or are you avoiding getting on the scale because you won't ...
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How to Make Kombucha

If you haven't heard of Kombucha before - it is essentially fermented tea that can be flavored and fermented until ...
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Be Happy Now…(and how to not get sick on vacation)

I recently caught myself doing something that I'm sure many of you will relate to. I have a lot of ...
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How to Be a Runner

Congrats! You're a Runner! If you've been on my Facebook or Instagram (@healthcoachingbysteph) you know that we're doing the 2016 ...
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Slowcooker Salsa Verde Shredded Chicken

This salsa verde chicken is easy and versatile. You can eat the leftovers so many different ways that this will ...
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Vegetarian Pumpkin Chili

It may not really feel like fall in the islands, but I am still cooking with pumpkin in the spirit ...
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Daring Greatly: A Story About Barbells

When I started lifting weights a little while ago, I was in Maryland at a pretty nice gym. I was ...
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Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

We have been going on many overnight camping and sailing trips, and my sister-in-law, who is an awesome cook, introduced ...
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Three Easy Ways to Lose Weight…

I recently had some photos pop up of me on Facebook from four or five years ago and had a ...
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Dill Pickle Sauerkraut

This sauerkraut tastes JUST like a pickle! It is adapted from this Cultures For Health recipe. I started experimenting with fermented ...
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Sweet Potato and Carrot Soup [Vegan, GF]

This is a sweet and spicy soup filled with nourishing root vegetables that doesn't involve any complicated ingredients or techniques ...
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Crockpot Green Curry Lentils

Lentils are an excellent addition to a weekly meal plan because they are oh so cheap (what meat can you ...
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Garlic & Sun Dried Tomato Hummus

My sailboat companions taste tested this recipe for me this weekend and it was unanimously approved. It's garlicky with just ...
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Batido Delicioso! (aka an awesome tropical smoothie)

This recipe is inspired from a recent trip to Costa Rica. Almost all of the restaurants we visited had a ...
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How to Choose Organic and Save Money

I know to many people, an all-organic grocery trip may be a luxury. It IS more expensive. What really is ...
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Super Smooth Hummus

Since our move to the island, my recipes have mostly been reduced to things I can make in a dorm-sized ...
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Southwest Mac n Cheese (Dairy Free)

It's been so long since I last posted that I almost forgot my password! I made this for dinner tonight ...
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Cauliflower “Mashed Potatoes”

Hey! -- So promise me you'll give this a chance before you write it off as weird because it is ...
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Peanut Pasta

Hello! I'll be writing a more extensive post soon, but today I just wanted to share one of my go-to ...
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The Most Important Meal of the Day

Hey everyone! You've all heard by now that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and for good ...
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Step Away From the Diet

Hi! Today is a great day for a couple of reasons, a. it's the first day of June, the best ...
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Sugar Addiction

Hey everyone, It's been a little while since I've written, and that's mostly because I've been bouncing around the idea ...
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Natural Cold Remedy

Hey everybody! We have had some pretty crazy weather changes in the mid-atlantic. It was 80 degrees on Sunday and ...
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Rosemary-Thyme Skillet Potatoes

Friends, It's apparent by now that nutrition and food is one of my passions. The more cookbooks, healthy eating plans ...
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Does your mood new a boost? (Part 3)

Hey friends, Now you know I think food is important, and delicious, and worthy of much attention. It can be ...
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Crockpot Lentil Stew

Hi lovely people, Sunday was made for crockpot recipes, especially Sundays that usher in a cold week. I want to ...
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Does your mood need a boost? (Part 2)

Hello! So it's part two of our mood boosting series, and this time we're going to talk supplements. Yes you ...
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Does your mood need a boost? EAT!

Hey friends, Yes I meant what I said in that title, but I am not talking about a pint of ...
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EFT

Hey friends, This post is going to be a bit different than normal, but health is sometimes more than the ...
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Homemade Hummus

Happy Sunday! As I get ready for another week, one of the major items on my to-do list is meal ...
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10 Reasons You Should Stop Drinking Milk…

Hello! Have you missed me? This week I traveled to the sunny land of California for work (don't get too ...
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My Secret Weapon

Hi everyone! It's been a crazy week but I finally have a night off and I'm excited to share my ...
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New Beginnings!

Hello new friends! It's snowing like crazy here, so I thought it would be a good time to sit down, ...
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