Do You Exercise Only When You Want to Lose Weight?

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When your physical activity is primarily focused on losing weight, you miss out on all the other benefits of moving your body.

What role does exercise play in your life? What would your life look like if you didn’t spend all your time and mental energy on weight loss? What would you do with the time you freed up? What are your takeaways?

This episode is sponsored by



Honeybee Wellness Club

Honeybee Wellness Club offers a 7-step practice for creating sustainable health and wellness without dieting, detoxing, and deprivation.

Membership includes

  • monthly group coaching calls
  • email support
  • resources
  • and more.

Green smoothies, Chocolate, and Bacon celebrates all that nourishes us, on and off the plate. Join Melissa Danielle, Integrative Nutrition Health Coach for courageous conversations on food, physical activity, work, and much more.

Add to the conversation in the comments below or by joining me on Twitter @honeybholistic with one of these hashtags #honeybeewellnessclub #ditchthediet #ditchthedetox.

Melissa Danielle is an Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, trained at Institute for Integrative Nutrition. Learn more at honeybeeholistic.info.

Note: These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. The products mentioned here are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

When Not Getting What You Want May Be Exactly What You Need

 

In this episode I share one of the lessons I keep having to learn over and over again. Sometimes, not getting what you want can be a good thing.

See what Integrative Nutrition Health Coach Simone Turner is up to over on Facebook.

This episode is sponsored by


Honeybee Wellness Club

Honeybee Wellness Club offers a 7-step practice for creating sustainable health and wellness without dieting, detoxing, and deprivation.

Membership includes

  • monthly group coaching calls
  • email support
  • resources
  • and more.

Join Honeybee Wellness Club


Green smoothies, Chocolate, and Bacon celebrates health at every size and all that nourishes us, on and off the plate. Join Melissa Danielle, Integrative Nutrition Health Coach for courageous conversations on food, physical activity, work, and much more.

Join the conversation in the comments below or by joining me on Twitter @honeybholistic with one of these hashtags #ditchthediet #ditchthedetox.

Melissa Danielle is an Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, trained at Institute for Integrative Nutrition. Learn more at honeybeeholistic.info.

Note: These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. The products mentioned here are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Why I Don't Help My Clients Lose Weight

Are those of us in the nutrition, health, and wellness industries really interested in helping people live healthy? If we are, then why can’t we tell the truth about weight loss?

Mentioned in this episode:

How to Lose Weight

Note: These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. The products mentioned here are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.


Honeybee Wellness Club

Honeybee Wellness Club offers a 7-step practice for creating sustainable health and wellness without dieting, detoxing, and deprivation.

Membership includes

  • monthly group coaching calls
  • email support
  • resources
  • and more.

Join Honeybee Wellness Club


Green smoothies, Chocolate, and Bacon celebrates health at every size and all that nourishes us, on and off the plate. Join Melissa Danielle, Integrative Nutrition Health Coach for courageous conversations on food, physical activity, work, and much more.

Join the conversation in the comments below or by joining me on Twitter @honeybholistic with one of these hashtags #ditchthediet #ditchthedetox.

Melissa Danielle is an Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, trained at Institute for Integrative Nutrition. Learn more at honeybeeholistic.info.

5 Healing Herbs for Men

I tend to think of medicinal herbs as “stuff women use” and pills and supplements being the primary domain of men. Of course that isn’t true, but that’s how it’s reflected in my bubble of reality. Today I talk about five herbs that have shown great benefits in supporting men’s health concerns.

Mentioned in this episode:

Vog = Volcano Smog

12 Heart Attack Early Signs and Symptoms in Women & Men

Rosemary Gladstar’s Herbal Healing for Men

Scientists Avoid Studying Women’s Bodies Because They Get Periods

Female Genital Mutilation in the US

Sexism and Medical Terminology

Surthrival’s Pine Pollen

Note: These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. The products mentioned here are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.


Honeybee Wellness Club

Honeybee Wellness Club offers a 7-step practice for creating sustainable health and wellness without dieting, detoxing, and deprivation.

Annual Membership includes

  • monthly group coaching calls
  • email support
  • resources
  • and more.

Join Honeybee Wellness Club


Green smoothies, Chocolate, and Bacon celebrates health at every size and all that nourishes us, on and off the plate. Join Melissa Danielle, Integrative Nutrition Health Coach for courageous conversations on food, physical activity, work, and much more.

Join the conversation in the comments below or by joining me on Twitter @honeybholistic with one of these hashtags #ditchthediet #ditchthedetox.

Melissa Danielle is an Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, trained at Institute for Integrative Nutrition. Learn more at honeybeeholistic.info.

How to Lower Your Food Costs

In this episode, I share how I was able to eat for almost free from 2008 to 2015, along with some of the ways you can lower your food costs.

LocalHarvest.org is an online directory of family farms, community supported agriculture, and farmers markets.  Visit them to find local food resources in your area.


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Honeybee Wellness Club

Honeybee Wellness Club offers a 7-step practice for creating sustainable health and wellness without dieting, detoxing, and deprivation.

Annual Membership includes monthly group coaching calls, email support, resources, and more.

Join Honeybee Wellness Club


Green smoothies, Chocolate, and Bacon celebrates health at every size, and all that nourishes us, on and off the plate. Join Melissa Danielle, Integrative Nutrition Health Coach for courageous conversations on food, physical activity, work, and much more.

Join the conversation in the comments below or by joining me on Twitter @honeybholistic with one of these hashtags #ditchthediet #ditchthedetox.

Melissa Danielle is an Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, trained at Institute for Integrative Nutrition. Learn more at honeybeeholistic.info.