Every time I meet with a new client I go in depth about sleep. Sleep is such a huge issue for millions of people, especially those who suffer from mental health or substance abuse disorders. When you are stressed out, depressed, or in recovery a good night’s sleep can become something of a distant memory.… Continue reading How to Improve Sleep (by tonight!)
August 18, 2014 6:00 AM; The morning of my first triathlon I remember standing by the lake with my swim cap on waiting to start. The fog was still coming off the water and the sun had just started to rise. I looked around at the other 9,000 women. They looked so confident and athletic.… Continue reading When the Mind and Body Work Together: How Triathlons Changed My Life
As I was scrolling through my instagram the other night I saw one of my friends posted this I found this to be so interesting. It’s obviously tied to people who work out and have to work extremely hard to have a healthy weight and figure. BUT of course I had to tie it to… Continue reading How to “Wake Up Like This”
“But does diet even affect my anxiety?” I have to do everything in my power not to jump out of my skin as my client asks me this. I want to scream at the top of my lungs “OF COURSE IT DOES!” and do cartwheels around my office. But instead I sit in my little… Continue reading Does Diet Impact Mental Health?
Welcome to Collide Health: Where mental health and nutrition collide! I am so excited to finally have an outlet where I can express my (sometimes over the top) enthusiasm for treating mental health with nutrition, fitness and wellness. I am honest, and straightforward about everything: from how the mental health filed works, to why so… Continue reading Welcome to Collide!