A little taste of the Institute for Integrative Nutrition

What are you doing this weekend?

I do not intend to leave my house & I’m so excited about it!!

The IIN conference is live from New York City, & I will be streaming all weekend. For any of you interested in experiencing the Institute for Integrative Nutrition for yourself, this is your chance. It’s a wonderful opportunity to hear from the schools founder, Joshua Rosenthal, as well as some of the major players in the world of Health & Wellness. Dr Oz & Dr Lissa Rankin, anyone? Functional medicines Dr Mark Hyman? Don’t even get me started on the internet Rock Stars that are Marie Forleo & Mastin Kipp. I literally can not wait!

IIN have invited us to share this experience with family & friends, so I urge you now to sign up for this amazing event  below. Do NOT miss this golden opportunity!

Sign up here


What then?

If you love what you see (which you will!) & would like to hear more about the school, drop me a line & I can invite you to a  FREE Q&A session happening on May 22nd at 7pm (Gmt). During this call, Coach Sharon will discuss the following:

· the top 5 most common misconceptions about health coaching
· the differences between Registered Dieticians and Health Coaches
· how health coaching has grown as a profession
· Plus, her insider tips for building a practice

This must be how Charlie felt!

Have I mentioned how excited I am?! I feel like Charlie when he found that golden ticket; except obviously (ahem!) I’m a trainee Health Coach & neither Willie Wonka nor his chocolate factory hold any power over me!

New York City on the other hand………

Next year for sure!!


What I Learned From Deepak Chopra

I am a luminous star-dust being with self-awareness.


And guess what? So are you!

How amazing is that?!


Deepak Chopra taught me this last weekend.  I’ve decided to dedicate 2014 to growth; or more accurately, personal growth. I have a tendency to remain firmly within the confines of my comfort zone, and therefore a big part of this challenge will be  saying yes to opportunities. Not only the kind of opportunities that come banging loudly, but also those that are  merely a persistent thought, or a sense of unexplained hopefulness felt somewhere between waking & sleeping.

My first opportunity appeared in january and I said NO! Fortunately for me the universe had heard my intention loud and clear and wasn’t willing to let me off the hook that easily. A day later I got a seemingly impossible second chance and literally at the 11th hour, with ten minutes to spare, I jumped in and signed up with The Institute for Integrative Nutrition,  the worlds largest nutrition school.  I will spend the next 12 months training to be a Holistic Health Coach and I will share my experiences here.

This is not my first rodeo, hell no! I’m a fully certified Dietary Coach but that is only the beginning of this story. A Leaf Less Ordinary will act as my yardstick, so that from time to time I can pause, reflect and ask myself the hard questions;

  • Am I pushing my boundaries and growing every day?
  • Am I staying focused and true to me?
  • Am I genuinely living a life that is less ordinary?

I am a mother (a single one at that). I am a daughter, a sister, a friend. I have been a student and a teacher, a follower and a leader, an employee and an employer. I have experienced great happiness, deep sorrow & everything in between. My story is your story, just as yours is mine. Why?

Because I am a luminous star-dust being with self-awareness, and so are you.

Will you join me on this journey?

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