The Vegan-Mood Connection


Most clients come to me with a few common complaints, one of which is feeling run-down and/or low on energy.

When we explore these feelings a bit further, we find that a lack of energy and vitality causes a poor mood, which effects not just the person, but also everyone else in their life. 

Now don’t get me wrong… we all wake up on the wrong side of the bed sometimes. And some of us have psychiatric diagnosis or disorders like clinical depression and bi-polar disorder which obviously affect mood. This is not what I’m talking about.

I’m talking about mood as it’s affected by our lifestyle choices, in particular our food choices. I’m talking about moving through the world in a shitty mood or fighting feeling “down” more often than enjoying feeling good. 

Now, do you want the good news or bad news first? 

Let’s start with the good. We can actually change our mood from the inside out by improving our eating habits! Why good? We have the power to transform how we feel every single day!

Now for the bad. We can actually change our mood from the inside out by improving our eating habits. Why bad? Changing our habits is not easy! But is it worth it? ABSOLUTELY!!!

Take it from a recent client in this little clip I call, “There Must Be Something To It!”

There is scientific evidence as to why a plant-based diet boosts mood. Dr. Greger of does a great job explains the studies (as usual). At the same time, all the evidence I need I can find through my own experiences and the experiences with the clients I’ve coached over the last decade. I can’t tell you how rewarding it is to see someone go from feeling crappy, to feeling positive and full of life in just a few weeks! 

The moral of my story… Don’t worry. Be happy. Go vegan!

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The Power of Accountability

accountability for health

When I ask a client, “What would be most helpful to jump start you into the healthy, active lifestyle you desire,” the answer is often, “accountability.”

Does this resonate with you?

As a coach, it’s exciting to see people through the process of gaining the tools they need to successfully transform their lives. One such tool is the ability to hold yourself accountable to the commitments you make.

The problem is that most of us have had the habit of putting everyone else first (especially us women). Is this you? We fill our schedules with commitments to other people, which we will do anything to keep, including breaking our own commitments to ourselves! Doesn’t this seem silly when you really think about it?

Time to change this pattern of letting ourselves down! In the six weeks of my program, I work with my clients to chip away at these old habits that aren’t serving them. I’m there to hold clients accountable to their commitments, because that’s often what it takes to learn how to do it for themselves.

It’s a process that takes practice, but wow, how thrilling is it when the practice pays off and you find yourself healthier, happier, and more confident then you’ve ever been before?! What an elated feeling it is when, because you’re in such a great place, you’re actually able to be there for others in a much more meaningful way!

Just listen to this 60 second clip from a client during a group coaching call as she talks about the power of accountability…

>If you’re ready to jump start your new lifestyle with the help of added accountability, book a meeting with me here.