All About Kristen Ales Counseling

All About Kristen Ales Counseling

Kristin is no longer in private practice. You can find her at Rim Rock Trails See Farewell Kristen for more details! Hi! I’m Kristen Ales! I am a therapist who specializes in disordered eating and negative body image formerly for Ruby Health and Wellness, and...
Is COVID making you Binge Eat?

Is COVID making you Binge Eat?

COVID has changed our world and our dietary choices. Many of us feel like quarantine is a chance to hang out and sharpen cooking skills and enjoy good food. For others, it’s a stressful, challenging time, and they find comfort in food. Most of us are finding COVID...

5 Online Self Care Resources

During these times, we are all facing unprecedented levels of uncertainty, stress, grief and cabin fever. Where can you turn? Here are some resources online that may offer you additional support to get you through the coming weeks. Here’s a list of resources folks...
5 Misconceptions About Gestational Diabetes

5 Misconceptions About Gestational Diabetes

5 Misconceptions About Gestational Diabetes By Natalie Murphy, RDN, LD The following myths and realities about gestational diabetes are things every expecting mother should be aware of! 1. Gestational Diabetes is My Fault!   Gestational diabetes is not your...
5 Important Ways Life Coaching and Values Correspond

5 Important Ways Life Coaching and Values Correspond

Most of my career has been devoted to nutrition. When I started studying it many years ago, I was always frustrated that most nutrition conversations are so one-dimensional. Most of it centers around the question “what should I eat?” and reduces the complexities...

Farewell Marie Agnew

The Ruby Health and Wellness team are saying good-bye to Nurse Practitioner Marie Agnew. She is leaving to grow her Functional Medicine Practice with 2 new practitioners who are joining the SHIFT team! Though she will no longer be working with us, we are excited about...

4 Ways Stress Management Can Unburden Your Heart

Unburden Your Heart by Managing Stress 21 FEB, 2020 Lifestyle Aging Society Why do we always assume heart health is about eating low-fat or getting enough cardiovascular exercise? Get that out of your head! The problem is not always diet and exercise but the burden of...
Farewell Tessa Komine

Farewell Tessa Komine

Tessa Komine has struck out on her own and now has her own private practice. We are very sorry to see her go but we are excited for this new chapter in her career.  Her last day with us was Sept. 15.   From Tessa: I feel so fortunate to have been with the Ruby team...

3 Important Reasons Why Pronouns Matter

In the English language, pronouns are regularly used to refer to individuals. Often when we’re speaking about someone in the 3rd person, we use pronouns that imply a specific gender (e.g. “he” is implying a man/boy or “she” is implying a woman/girl). These...
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