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Jennifer Stinson, RD, LDN

I have always been interested in healthy eating and exercise, and I love that lifestyle coaching allows me to use this knowledge to help people transform their lives. As a coach, I emphasize consistency rather than perfection, and understand the value of taking one day at a time and building on it. Ten years ago, my husband and I set off on a nine month sailing trip. When we first entertained the idea of doing this, I did not know how to sail and had only been on a sailboat a handful of times. In the year building up to our trip, I took sailing courses, read lots of books to learn about others’ experiences and took time to plan ahead. I had to step out of my comfort zone and trust in my ability to accomplish something new. What got me through the initial days after we set sail was to focus on one day at a time. This experience is not only something that I will never forget, but also something that I can offer to others. I am proud that I was able to set aside my fears and believe in myself. I love helping people work through their own road-blocks, and encouraging them to work through challenges one day at a time. While I love learning about nutrition, in my spare time I also love to travel, garden and cook.

Recent Posts

Overcoming ‘All-or-Nothing’ Thinking When it Comes to Your Diet

Posted by Jennifer Stinson, RD, LDN on Apr 27, 2018 7:37:00 AM

Have you ever thought to yourself “I did so well on my diet this week that I deserve a cheat day this weekend?”  This is a common thought of chronic dieters—the all-or-nothing way of thinking. After a long week of strict dieting, eating until feeling stuffed, or just eating because it’s there becomes a lot easier because you are exhausted. This vicious cycle of deprivation, overindulgence and guilt is tiring and it rarely leads to long term success with weight loss. You can counteract this way of thinking by focusing on moderation. Read on to discover how to find the middle ground when it comes to your eating habits and the way you think about them.

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Topics: Health and Wellness

The Five Stages of Change—How to Succeed in Making Lifestyle Changes that Last

Posted by Jennifer Stinson, RD, LDN on Jun 30, 2017 10:24:00 AM

We’ve all tried to make changes in our lives, right? Whether it’s quitting smoking, eating less, exercising more or learning a new skill, chances are you went through these stages of change and may not have even known it!

Check out these five stages of change and learn how to reach success with your goals.

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Topics: Health and Wellness