Is Living in the Present Moment Bulls..t?

What frequently makes living in the present moment uncomfortable is that we often feel like it comes with a huge amount of uncertainty. In fact,

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What’s NEW with me?

Happy June! I’ve been receiving lots of emails and inquiries from new and prospective clients asking if I’m still practicing my coaching since I’m moving

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Being Transparent

Did you know that deep inspiration from self or others and deep discomfort are what cause change? I want you to really think about this.

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Spring into Soup with a Yummy Creamed Veggie Soup Recipe

I don’t know about you, but once May hits, I’m ready for energetic foods rather than the foods I’ve been eating in the dormant winter

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Top 5 Nut-Free Snacks

Thank you to everyone who reached out to me after my last blog post about my favorite nutrient-dense snack bars. I’m so happy that the

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Top 3 Nutrient-Dense Snack Bars

I’m often asked what I snack on, particularly which “bars” are the healthiest. My answer is always the same. I say, “What do you consider

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3 Mind-Provoking Podcasts

As promised from my last post, I always have a list of podcasts that I love to listen to along with having my go-to reading

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5 Amazing Books for Encouraging Change

I’m sure you can imagine my library of books that have made a profound impact on my journey of living Simple Clean and Whole! On

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Mouth-Watering and Nutrient Dense Turkey Chili Recipe

Did you know that the fourth Thursday of February is National Chili Day? If you missed it, don’t worry! I’m sharing my recipe for Turkey

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5 Must-Try Secrets to Build Your Immune System

I don’t know about you, but I’ve been experiencing some crazy cold and flu symptoms this winter season! My kids, clients, and a long list

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5 Ways to Relieve Constipation

Constipation is the word no one wants to talk about, or sometimes, it’s the topic of conversation! Either way, it’s not really a dirty word

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5 Signs that You Might Be Exercising Too Much

Are you spending a lot of time working out but seeing minimal results? Now that 2017 has started, many clients are coming to me with

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10 Lessons Learned While Practicing a Simple Clean and Whole Lifestyle

2017 is upon us, and I’d like to start this post by giving a big thank you to all of my private and group clients

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60 plus pages of amazing tools to Shift your Nutritional Lifestyle!

It’s TIME .. 3 more days till Thanksgiving!  4 more days till you gain….   This all NEW 4-week ONLINE SHIFT program starts on November 25th to

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Making the SHIFT is a Lifestyle Change You’ll Love

Every one of us can benefit by SHIFTing to a lifestyle that supports our wellbeing, not just physically but also emotionally. That’s exactly what you’ll

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Transform Yourself with the New SHIFT Program

I’m so excited to share the launch of my NEW SHIFT PROGRAM! This all new 4-week program starts on November 25th to December 23rd. When

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3 Steps to Navigate Nutritional Detours

Imagine you’re driving down a street and you come to a construction site. The road is blocked, and you see there is a DETOUR. Now,

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How to Get Unstuck by Moving from Contemplation to Action

I just completed a great new 4-week SHIFT program with Summit Bar Method, and the experience gave me new insights about how the six tools

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6 Easy Rituals to Keep Your Metabolism Firing

I’ve been working with over 50 women in my NEW 4-week SHIFT/Bar Method Program (more news about that at the end of this article), and

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Avoiding Those Sneaky Hidden Sugars (and My Favorite Nut Butters)

Oh, how we love you sugar. But oh, what you do to us physically and emotionally! The sooner you can kick the sugar habit, the

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Back To School Chicken Recipe

I’m a big cookbook collector. I might have too many. It would probably take me a lifetime to really prepare each and every recipe in

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Put Down that Soda Because It’s Killing You

Do you know how much damage a single glass or can of soda does to you physically and emotionally? Call it pop, soda, Coke, diet,

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SHIFT into Fall with a Plan that Works

As human beings, we live our lives negotiating our values and principles. Studies have shown that exercise and nutrition are the first things to go

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Rewrite Your Manual of Habits and Old Patterns

Imagine yourself with a heavy backpack on your back. You’ve been carrying it around for years and years. You’re used to it and it’s comfortable,

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Simple Clean and Whole Breakfast Recipes EBook is Now Available

I am so excited to announce that my new Simple Clean and Whole Breakfast Recipes EBook is now available! This ebook has been such a

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The Future Of Simple Clean And Whole – (Plus: Banana Bread Recipe!)

I’m still on a high from the Day in the Life of Your Truth Retreat I hosted at The Treehouse in East Hampton this month.

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Are You Ready to Stop Eating CRAP? Learn How In My New Recipe Book!

I have been asked by clients for a very long time to share my Simple Clean and Whole recipes. I’m so excited to announce that

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The Most Important Way to Improve Your Own Skin

Your skin is the largest organ of your body and plays an extremely important role. It protects the inside of your body (including all of

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Are You Being Too Negotiable with Yourself?

After teaching a fabulous workshop at Lululemon East Hampton, I felt the need to write a blog post about the six pillars of living Simple

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How to Move Past Your Fear of Being Vulnerable

Do you have a fear of being less than? Do you operate with an all or nothing mentality? The common denominator for most people in

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7 Gluten Free Recipe Substitutions (Plus Free Recipe!)

Can you still be gluten-free and enjoy nutritious food? Absolutely, and I’m going to prove it to you with a simple salad recipe you’re going

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Need To Lose Weight? Eliminate Your Daily Distractions!

Distractions. We all have them. They come in really handy when we’re consciously or unconsciously trying to avoid doing or thinking about certain things. Distractions

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The Ugly Truth about Fat Free and Low Fat Foods (and a Delicious Treat Recipe)

Fat free, low fat, low calorie, and diet all sound like great terms, right? Choose the fat free option, and you’re making a better decision

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When Was the Last Time You Had a Miracle Morning?

Have you ever had a miracle morning? When was your last miracle morning? The reality is that very few of us have ever had a

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How to Get Unstuck from Your Labels

As a follow up to my last post about the 3 ways labels keep you stuck in life and the profound lesson my English Bulldog,

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8 Steps to Spring into Summer (and a Yummy Shake Recipe)

It’s that time of year for me, and I’ll assume for you, too. We’re moving from spring to summer, and that means I’m becoming microscopically

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3 Ways Labels Keep You Stuck in Life

3 Ways Labels Keep You Stuck in Life Society gives us labels, and those labels can hold you back. They can keep you from living

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Managing Symptoms isn’t Enough

Functional medicine is coming to Simple Clean and Whole! I’ve been accepted to the Functional Medicine Coaching Academy to become a Certified Functional Medicine Coach.

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You NEED to hear this.

Ok, I am cutting right to the chase…. I will be offering a FREE LIVE 45 minute phone call… The phone call will be recorded

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A little peek into my Truth

For the past 5 years I have been coaching my clients nutritionally and emotionally through the ebb and flow of life’s offerings. My coaching style

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Is putting ourselves first Selfish?

Is putting ourselves first Selfish? I would say no to that, for sure…. When we put ourselves first it gives us the opportunity to give

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What IS in between a Thought and Goal?

Are you matching fast food to the likes of your life? Indigestion, negative internal dialogue, inflammation,excuses, complaining, instant gratification, filling the void, moving quickly, bloat,

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[SCW – Guest Blog ] Mind Body Balance

Hey SCW Family… I hope this post is finding you all well…. Soaking up the Vitamin D & and the warmth of the summer sun!!!

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[SCW Guest Blog] – freshpaige creative

My name is Meghan French. I’m a mama to three busy babes (ages 6, 2, and 7 months) and the owner of Fresh Paige, a

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Let Vulnerability Lead You

I had an incredible experience this weekend without even planning it. Isn’t it so funny how the universe gives you exactly what you need when

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Shiftin’ from Spring into Summer

Happy Spring! I am writing first and foremost to say THANK YOU to my SHIFT 21 Participants who just completed their 21 Day Program! Here

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My sugar addiction: The Whole Story + How I Shifted

How do you sustain a healthy lifestyle after doing a 10-day cleanse? I am asked that question often. If it were up to me and

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Eat Your Way to an Awesome Spring!

As the Winter comes to a close, (can I get an AMEN?!) it’s time to think about eating lighter, easily digestible foods! Foods that stabilize

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Rhythm and Flow

“Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance and order and rhythm and harmony.” —Thomas Merton I am tired of looking “outside the box”

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Are You Committed? (Free Gift Inside!)

I found a quote this week that I love:  “Staying committed means staying loyal to what you said you were going to do long after

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Turn Stagnant Awareness Into Fearless Action

What is it like… To continually make promises and commitments to yourself? Such as committing to waking up in the morning feeling better or different?

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Can You Really Cleanse & EAT Fat Too….?

Could there be a healthy fat? Oh yes there can… It’s called Ghee…. It looks like butter, it’s made with butter, it kind of smells

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What’s the Secret to a Successful Winter Cleanse?

I get asked all the time, “Jen, what is your secret? How do you stay so healthy and eat such scrumptious food that you prepare yourself?”

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Cleanse + Purify = Deep Dive into Winter Transformation

Cleanse the day after Superbowl….Woohoo! Perfect time to put your Winter Deep Dive Cleanse on…. In between Superbowl Sunday and Valentines!  What better time? Full

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Deep Dive – A 10 Day Winter Purification Cleanse

First of all thank you for all your support with the launch of my new website, and the wonderful feedback on the Back to Basics

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Bring it ON!!

Yup!! For me I will say “FINALLY” my well awaited NEW website is now LIVE!!! And I’m so excited because a special E-book that I

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Make your own light-Spark your inner flame!

December 21st is approaching… The beginning of the Winter Solstice. But, what does that even mean? It is the day where sunrise and sunset are

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Balance, Health and Well-being

For me, an essential part of living a Well Balanced lifestyle is to PRACTICE. Studying Ayurvedic full heartedly supports the belief, “Balance is Health and

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With Great Change Comes Great Opportunity

How much have I written about personal growth this year? If you have been following my blogs, you would say, “A lot, Jen!”Change and growth

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So Simple … with a Little Kick!

As the seasons start to change from cool to that blistery winter chill, hunkering down in my kitchen and creating warm soups and stews is

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There’s a Monkey in your BRAIN!

This freakin’ says it all!!! We call this the Monkey Brain….you basically have to laugh out loud at this! We are all in the same

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Easy + Clean + Simple + Prepared = Ready to take it all in!

This week I am in a 50 hour Ayurvedic Certification. I will be spending 9 hours a day being a sponge of fascinating education. Education that will

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Old Ways Won’t Open New Doors

I shouldn’t of said that Maybe I shouldn’t have not done that I made the wrong decision I am so pissed that I ate that Maybe

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I Have Fallen and I CAN Get Up!

  Do you remember the phrase “I’ve fallen and I can’t get up”? That is the feeling I had this summer, until I realized I

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Be the “Glue”

Just a little short and sweet note from Elly: Last weeks concept that I explained was about how every day is a way to start

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Easy Detox… Julie’s Review!

We live in an ever-increasing toxic environment. This fact is difficult to deny. Many of the toxins abundant in the environment today did not exist

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Discipline: The Bridge Between Goals & Accomplishment

Hello to all and Happy Spring! Wow…lots going on with me at Simple Clean and Whole since my last post. One of the highlights has

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Scatterbrain

In the last few weeks, boy have I been a Scatterbrain…. Where is my phone? Where did I put the order I just took down?

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A State of Growth

Wow!!! It has been a crazy couple of months for me. As most of you know, I resigned from teaching the Bar Method.  This took

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Hot Water and Lemon

I have to say I get RAVE reviews from my clients on introducing them to hot water and lemon.  I swear!!!!  I have one client

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What’s your story?

  We actually all have a life story. Our life story stems from our choice, patterns, habits and rituals. I can tell you from experience

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Healthy Simple Food Swaps

Most asked questions: What is good for me and what is not? What can I eat in place of this or that? Why is one

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