See How Wendy’s Clients have Benefited by Using her DWGH System!
“I hate diets and don’t ever intend to be on one! Fortunately, my work with Wendy assured me that I don’t have to diet to stay healthy and trim!
I learned about nutrition in a personalized way – one in which I could reflect what foods are most agreeable to my body and temperament. I also learned how to sustain a healthy lifestyle through a series of small behavioral adjustments like a Sunday morning of menu planning, learning to distinguish hunger from thirst, a visit to the greens aisle during my supermarket trip (long live Kale and Swiss Chard!!), or taking a moment to soak some delicious beans before rushing off to work in the morning. I learned about the “food-mood” connection and how to break a cycle of frustrated eating by returning to a basic diet of beans, greens, grains and water for a few days.
Wendy works from a model of integrative nutrition, so I learned about primary and secondary foods, and I can easily identify when I am over-eating because I am starving myself of primary foods like self-care and time with friends and loved ones. For Wendy, counseling and nutrition go hand in hand, and I have never worked with a better “therapist.” It’s only been a couple of weeks since we finished our 6 month program, and I already miss working with her immensely, but she left me with a life-long gift. I highly recommend Healthy Endeavors to anyone who wants to make sustainable changes in their lifestyle!”
- Julianne, Bethlehem, PA
“Before working with Wendy, I was in a cooking rut, eating the same things, not planning in advance, and not eating as healthy as I should have. I often opted for frozen and/or prepackaged foods for their convenience, however, the nutritional value was low. I didn’t do any exercise. I also didn’t pay attention to the stress in my life and how that was affecting my eating habits and outlook.
By working with Wendy, I went from being in an eating and cooking rut, to planning ahead, eating more leafy, green vegetables, and whole grains. I have tried several quick and delicious recipes and find that having the ingredients on hand makes nightly dinner selections much easier and much faster. I have also been able to incorporate the “balance wheel” recognizing that the dramatic swings in food, have made a significant impact on not only my health but also on my well being. As I recognize what I’m eating I’m able to control sleepiness, stress, and mood swings. I have also recognized how related my poor eating habits were to my outlook and stress levels. I started exercising in the morning and have increased not only my energy levels, but also have made improvements to my body and increased my strength.”
- Beth, East Haven, CT
“I attended Wendy’s 6-week Health Living 101 course and learned so much! I didn’t know how flavorful and easy-to-cook natural foods can be. I became more mindful of my eating habits and have become more aware of what my body needs. I feel great! I highly recommend Wendy to anyone looking to get healthier and feel better!”
- Abby, Wallingford, CT
“I first met Wendy at a workshop on making greens and my first thought was that I needed to speak with her. It was not a coincidence that I was at the workshop; I was there to get on the right track for eating correctly. Health is not something to get around to. I needed to stop procrastinating at begin right then.
Wendy helped me to put me first, to take time for me, and to care and put my energy into me. I can’t help others if I don’t take care of myself. Today, I drink more water than I use to, but I still need more. I think about me and stop and eat. If I am going to be healthy and happy in the future, I have to starting making the needed changes today.
Even though I may slip up and eat something unhealthy, I keep adding in healthy foods. Wendy is a good watch person, whether she is around you or not. In the end, I stopped making excuses and each day have strived to get better and better. Thank you so very much. “
- Linda, Norwalk, CT
“Before I took Wendy’s class I dreaded the whole shopping, preparation and cooking thing. It has never been my specialty. I stuck with meals that I grew up eating as an Italian because that is what I knew and was comfortable making even though it is not how I would like to feed my body anymore. Since Wendy’s class I have learned many new healthy, tasty and exciting dishes that don’t break the bank or take long to prepare! Who knew it could be so easy and fun!!
Instead of dreading the trip to the market I now have a much more positive perspective on the whole process of nourishing myself. Being an Energy Medicine Practitioner, I know the impact that our thoughts, feelings and beliefs have on our bodies; changing my attitude toward nourishment has changed how I view this entire process.”
- Krista, North Haven, CT
“Healthy Endeavors has truly been beneficial to me. Unlike diets and weight loss programs that I have attempted prior, working with Wendy has given me direction. I have learned that achieving my goals takes patience and thought and enthusiasm – me believing in me. It has taught me that the things that I desire, such as weight loss, require me to invest in myself.
I began the sessions seeking new ways to help me lose weight. Since I’ve started, weight loss has occurred, although I am more excited and proud of my other accomplishments. I now have a more positive outlook on life gained from my sessions – motivation, inspiration, and belief in my abilities to achieve. These along with gaining knowledge of new foods, cooking techniques, and healthy alternatives to unhealthy products have made me a better and healthier individual.
- Vivian, Bridgeport, CT
”My work with Wendy was a unique experience that created life long results because of the benefits I received just from getting to know her. She was my steady and consistent energy boost and source of inspiration that was the missing ingredient I needed to make personal changes. Wendy honored my ability to analyze my challenges, providing me with insightful and clear direction while gently respecting my own strengths and knowledge of who I am. She helped me develop the tools to empower me to make changes in how I manage stress even in the midst of my most challenging days. In addition, she provided me with delightful and delicious new ways to care for my health and always did so with such contagious enthusiasm that her presence and my lessons learned have resonated with me long after our coaching sessions.”
- Carolyn, Cheshire, CT
“Prior to working with Wendy I was an active, healthy, happy 33-year old, however, what I lacked was perspective and balance in my life, and I didn’t realize how truly personally rewarding and empowering those tools are. One of my greatest obstacles I faced was being unable to identify the source of the problem—without that information, I couldn’t get to the solution! By discussing with Wendy what was healthiest for me, mentally and physically, I was able to challenge myself and set realistic expectations at the same time.
Wendy’s commitment and support of her clients is what makes these changes so strong. By developing a trusting relationship and seeing her investment in my well-being she has helped me to strengthen the confidence I have in myself, both while facing a challenge and while maintaining my goals once I’ve reached them.”
-Annick, New Haven, CT
“Before working with Wendy I was a fast eater, stressed all the time, who drank coffee with sugar and ate the same things over and over again. Since our work together, I feel better about my choices. I’ve added whole grains into my life and I now know how to eat and enjoy the experience of eating instead of gulping down my food like I’m in a race. Without trying, just slowing down my eating has helped me lose weight and I’m wearing a pair of pants that I couldn’t get into previously!
Wendy approaches nutrition in a subtle yet effective way. She didn’t force me to change overnight, rather she encouraged me to try something new and integrate it into my busy life over time. Finally, a method that works! Simply put, Wendy makes eating good, natural food easy. Now that’s a gift!”
- Julie, New Haven, CT
“The first moment I met Wendy it was clear how passionately she feels about taking care of our bodies. Before I started working with her I was eating poorly and feeling very guilty about my choices. She has taught me how to eat healthy, be well and manage the stress in my life. The way she teaches inspired me to take better care of myself in health and spirit. She led me to a happier me!”
- Gina, Madison, CT
Are you ready to create some healthy lifestyle changes like my clients? I’d love to schedule a complimentary, 30-minute get acquainted session by phone to see how I can help. To book your session, simply use the following link. It takes only moments to schedule your complimentary session.