Meet Laura

Hello! I’m Laura and it’s a pleasure to meet you. I help others find confidence and ease creating healthy lifestyles, making healthy recipes, and reducing stress- because those are things I have interest in too! My time is spent with my family but also teaching in higher ed, helping individuals reaching their health goals, and writing… actually I’ve been writing for years.

Born & raised with east coast roots while flying with midwest wings. My hubs, who I met while I was in college, has been my favorite co-pilot on our journey.  We moved to a new community a couple years ago and we are celebrating life in a small town in the upper midwest.

I love teaching, sharing and talking about all things health and wellness (read: food, motivation, relationships, and living a life you love).

As a side note- I’m an outgoing extrovert. I love being “in the fun”…well, that is until this early bird gets too tired and I’m told it’s time for bed. I laugh really loud and I love a solid belly laugh which is usually much too loud (and doesn’t help my lifelong ‘voice volume control issues’). 

 


My philosophy

Being healthy is not about the perfect physique, a certain number on the scale, or “doing it all.” It’s the collective of the mind, body, and spirit.

Everyone defines healthy and the meaning of wellness differently, but regardless it is making the choice to take steps towards greater health, loving yourself, and taking care of yourself and others- while giving yourself grace when (not if) you make mistakes. It’s dreaming, being courageous, and goal-setting with momentumLet’s challenge ourselves to live healthier, one step at a time… we’re all in this together.


My background

My undergraduate degree is in Health Education (K-12) and wellness, and my graduate degree is in Health Education and Promotion. I’m also a Certified Health Education Specialist, Intrinsic Health and Wellness Coach, and an American Red Cross Instructor. I’ve also been teaching in higher education for years and I love it.

 


My normal everyday

My normal everyday is spent working outside the home and working inside the home, spending time with my kids, enjoying my morning coffee, baking/cooking, and dabbling in many different health/wellness avenues to keep life hoppin’.

I get a thrill of taking a recipe and “secretly” trying to maximize the nutrient factor… even though I don’t really follow recipes often. I also enjoy pizza and a glass of wine while talking with people- that might be a favorite for me, fyi.

I’m so glad you’re here- Let’s connect!

 


Welcome

Grab some coffee or tea, and let’s connect. Please reach out to me anytime- I would love to hear from you! Feel free to comment on posts- I would enjoy to hear from you! I’m also around these places below…
All thoughts and comments are my own.

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