Coach Dia’s story: Overcoming multiple health challenges

Last week’s post was written by Dia Russell, a certified health coach, who will be a regular contributor, so I thought everyone would like to get to know her a little better. She has an amazing story, which I thought she could tell you herself. Hello! My name is Dia Russell and I, like most, wear a few different hats. I …

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Thriving Through the Holidays

Are you feeling the excitement of the season? The lights, the music, the parties, and extra time with family and friends – it can be so magical and soul warming. The holidays can also usher in a time that genuinely challenges your healthy lifestyle routine and resolve! They are often an extra busy (even hectic) time of year and, for …

Beating Hashimoto’s disease

After being diagnosed with Hashimoto’s disease two years ago, I began reading everything I could find about the condition. Even though my endocrinologist told me that there was nothing I did to cause it and nothing I could do to cure it, I was determined to get the whole story. I quickly discovered people who had beat Hashimoto’s. They’d reduced …

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What are your health goals?

Many people have professional goals or financial goals, but how many people do you know who have health goals? Yet when you ask senior citizens what’s the most important thing to them, many of them say their health is far more important to them than money or their careers. So, why don’t we start setting goals to keep ourselves healthier? The …

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Just get started!

This blog has been sitting in limbo since November! I wanted it to be perfect. I wanted to have the perfect website design and at least half a dozen well-written posts ready to go and in the queue ready to post automatically for a couple of weeks, so that if I got busy, there would still be posts going up. …

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A Healthier Path

Human beings have been eating natural foods and living active lives since the beginning of time. But in the last 50 years, we have begun eating food-like substances that fill our bellies without nourishing our bodies. We sit at desks all day long and stare at computer screens. We no longer get a daily dose of sunshine and fresh air. …

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My Story

I grew up eating lots of fast food, frozen food, and other convenience foods. And I was sick constantly. At least once a month, my mother was taking me to the doctor for something. When I got pregnant with my first child back in 1987, I read about how your diet affects your health and the health of your baby. …

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How can Healthier Paths help you?

Our main goal is simply to provide you with information. There is no one-size-fits-all diet, exercise, or wellness regimen. You will have to figure out what works for you, and we’ll help you sift through the volumes and volumes of information out there! I want you to treat yourself as you’d treat your best friend — be forgiving when you …