What is health?

What is health?

Don't you just love how the sometimes the simplest questions are the most complex? 

I've spent the last decade+ researching, learning, and experimenting with health. I've come at it from all different angles. Weston A Price. Paleo. Vegetarian. Vegan. Low fat. Low calorie. Low carb. High fat. High calorie. Many small meals throughout the day. Two big meals a day. Cod liver oil. Herbs. Protein bars. Slim Fast shakes. Tinctures, oils, and salves. I did each and every one of those experiments in the name of *health.* I was led to believe that every different option would lead me to health. How's that for confusing!? [...]

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Why am I here?

Why am I here?

I have had a few professional careers in my short three decades of life, so what am I doing here, with Live With Strength? 

In a past life, I was a middle school Special Education teacher. Middle school is notoriously tough for everyone, but after spending thousands of hours with pre-teens, I saw that the added pressures of social media add a whole new level of complexity that a maturing brain is not prepared to cope with. This is in addition to the already-difficult-to-deal-with hormonal changes and bodies that are developing and changing before their eyes. [...]

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Pay What You Can

Pay What You Can

I have put a lot of time and effort to become the coach and trainer that I am today. I have spent years studying, thousands of dollars to meet the requirements to be a certified Health Coach and Personal Trainer, traveled to attend conferences, and endless energy constantly bettering myself. I am a health and fitness professional and damn good at what I do. [...]

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