On and Off The Plate: November 2021 Newsletter




What’s off your plate?

It's so hard to believe, but the end of the year is upon us. That has a mix of emotion for many people. For some, it's the start of an exciting holiday season. For some, it's FULL of stress for so many reasons. Work can be full of stress and anxiety at the end of the year, with hard deadlines and an increase in workload.

Let's face it: if you’re living with high levels of stress, you’re putting your whole well-being at risk. Aside from narrowing your ability to think clearly, feel balanced, and function effectively, stress also tears away at your emotional equilibrium and negatively impacts your physical health. In essence, coping with your stress is arguably the most important kind of self care. From physical symptoms like muscle tension, nausea, headache, and skin irritations, to emotional issues like irritability, anger, sadness, and changes in sleep and appetite, the effects of stress can quickly take over many facets of your life. Take the time NOW to equip yourself with the proper tools to cope with stress. Your future self will thank you for it. Join my email series on coping with stress to understand your stress triggers and how to deal with it to positively impact your health. Sign up here: https://wellnessvalue.iinhealthcoaching.co/HCSE0001


What’s on your plate?

Anti-Inflammatory Smoothie

I shared this recipe earlier in the year and thought it was well worth digging up again! This is the right time of year to add in an anti-inflammatory smoothie!

I was chatting with a client and he was talking about getting into smoothies. He mentioned that he found a smoothie with carrots and ginger and I was immediately intrigued! I love ginger and both carrots and ginger have tremendous healing qualities. So, it sounded like a win win.

I immediately started scouring the internet for a recipe and I found a good one! Here are my notes before we get to the recipe. I would boil the carrots for about 10 minutes (a day before or a couple of hours before) and have them handy in the fridge. If you don’t boil them, the smoothie becomes a little chunky and for anyone with texture challenges, this will turn you off. So, boiling is a must! I also added some turmeric to the mixture and sprinkled some cinnamon on top. Boom! A cup full of macronutrients, probiotics, antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties.

Here’s the link to the recipe. Give it a try and post your thoughts on our Facebook page. Did you love it or customize it to make it your own?


In The News

We're excited to share that we've recently launched a wellness program with Zillion focused on Women's health. As a part of that launch, I met with Aimee Montgomery to talk about women's health, a topic near and dear to my heart. You can watch or listen to our conversation here: https://aimeemontgomery.com/womens-wellness/. h .


31 Days to Mindful Nutrition


Did you know that the majority of New Year's Resolutions fail? They fail within the first few days or the fist month! We can help you with that by adding in some accountability to your goals! On January 3rd, we're kicking off a fun and easy way to make some small changes to your diet that will transform your daily habits. In addition to daily updates, support and more, this program includes:


  • 3 day cleanse to kick off (optional)

  • 28 day Total Body Clean Up Guide

  • Weekly Cheat sheets & Challenge

  • Tracker to set you up for success

  • Daily emails and check ins

  • Weekly tips and recipes

  • 24 hour access to our group

  • 5 group coaching sessions

  • Weekly diet changes that will impact your nutrition

A $500 value! Sign up today for only $199! https://www.thewellnessvalue.com/webinar-registration


Free Health Assessment

I would love to help you transform your life by reaching your health and wellness goal. To that extent, this month, I’m offering a FREE health assessment to anyone that wants to start making some changes in their lifestyle to live a healthier and happier life. You can book one online or email me at michelle@thewellnessvalue.com to schedule your time.

Product of the Month

Level 5 Pain Relief Stick Ointment

Working out can be tough on your muscles. It could also be mind joint pain, muscle pain or cramps that cause you to pause. Maybe you've tried icing and heat and stretching, but nothing works. I hear you! I have a constant hip pain that I foam roll and stretch, but still seems to bug me. I love this relief stick to help ease the pain. Working in combination with your stretching, foam rolling and icing, this is a great addition to your routine. Search for item # CB6319ZZ. You can find these in my online store at https://wellevate.me/michelle-strasburger


About Me

Thank you for reading my newsletter. I’m Michelle Strasburger, a Health Coach. My passion has always been in helping people and being active. As a health coach, I get to marry these two things together, which feeds my WHY. I have over 20 years experience in Human Resources, which has given me a solid skillset in helping people and coaching. This past year, I’ve worked with the Institute of Integrative Nutrition to expand my coaching skills into the Integrative Nutrition world. I’d love to help you on your journey for health. Health and Wellness are not a destination but a journey and having a partner on this journey can mean all the difference.

Contact me for a free consultation or learn more my checking out my website

www.thewellnessvalue.com

603-490-3703

Michelle@thewellnessvalue.com

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