I Had An Existential Crisis this Morning and It Turns Out I Just Needed to Write This Blog

“Maybe coaching isn’t really for me” “Maybe I can’t actually help people” “I just want a job that I can show up to and get payed” “I don’t want to have to market myself online” “It would be easier to … Read More

New Year’s Resolutions are BS: Priming Yourself for Growth in 2018

Welcome to the New Year! It’s the time of resolutions, both failed and realized. After being around people for a while (and being a person myself) I’ve learned that you’re likely to fall into one of two categories: You’re stoked … Read More

How Your DNA Affects Your Response to Cannabis – The CYP2C9 Gene

  Quick Summary: A gene called CYP2C9 makes an enzyme that breaks down THC (the main psychoactive ingredient in cannabis). Variations in this gene can cause a 3-fold difference in your ability to metabolize THC. Studies have shown that this … Read More

What is a SNP? Why it matters for your health.

If you’ve hung around health forums on the interwebs before, chances are you’ve heard people talking about SNPs. This topic can be pretty confusing even to relatively well-informed folks, so this blog post is designed to be very simple introduction … Read More

Is Blue Light Bad for You?

The short answer is yes. Timing and intensity especially matter. Blue light exposure at night, when we normally would not be exposed to sunlight, causes circadian disruption though the suppression of melatonin. Circadian disruption has been linked to a variety of … Read More

How to Get Better Sleep with a Simple App (Better Sleep Series Part 1)

Clients of mine know that I’m big on getting sleep dialed in right. If you don’t enter “high quality refresh mode” consistently, all the nutrition, supplementation, and exercise in the world isn’t going to make much of an impact. After all, … Read More

25 Is the Most Random Age, According to Science

25 is the ‘golden age’ for the ability to make random choices according to a new study. That’s right. Step aside sexual peak, cognitive peak, and athletic performance peak… Random Peak is here.     If you’re around my age, you … Read More

Study Alert: Kombucha Ameliorates The Effects of Electromagnetic Fields on Copper, Zinc, and Iron Status

Well, I certainly didn’t see this coming when I woke up this morning. But, I stumbled across a study looking at the effects of electromagnetic fields on the copper, zinc, and iron levels of rats, and how kombucha reduces those effects.   Published … Read More

Health Coaching for Millennials Who Hate the Word Millennial

I’m 27. I guess that makes me a millennial. I suppose I am by definition, but I also don’t feel like that word describes me well at all. My identity can’t be shrunk down into a single catch-all phrase. Even among … Read More

Worried about mercury in Fish? Read this.

We’ve all heard the warnings about fish being high in mercury — it’s one of the most common questions I get when I tell clients their genetics would be suited to a diet higher in fish. With nutrigenomic testing, we … Read More