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20 Tips to Lose Weight Without Crash Dieting

Healthy and sustainable weight loss can be tricky and frustrating. With hundreds of fad diets on the market promising quick and easy methods to lose weight, along with conflicting reports in the media, it can be difficult to even know where to begin. But the truth is, lasting weight loss is more than just eating […]

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I’m April Likins

I'm so glad you're here! If we've not met, I am a board-certified health coach and stress relief expert who helps overwhelmed women beat burnout, get better sleep, and increase their joy.  I've been there and I believe wholeheartedly you are meant to thrive inside and out!  
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My journey to becoming a health coach begins with my father. My dad and I weren’t always close. He was an engineer, software developer, and entrepreneur, so he was incredibly busy, often working 70 or more hour weeks. I can still remember being a small child and longing for him to come home so I […]

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We are no doubt in unprecedented times and in a place that none of us have seen in our lifetime. People are feeling a mix of emotions ranging from fear, panic, loneliness, indifference – the whole gamut. Even though we are in unchartered waters, we all want the same things – to stay healthy and […]

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People often say, “You have to love yourself before you can love others.” And while you may have heard this in the context of cheesy dating advice, self-love is, in fact, a necessary step in living a happy life. It’s true that we cannot give to others that which we don’t first possess. What Is […]

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The gut microbiome is one of the hottest areas in science right now – one that is rapidly evolving globally, and rightfully so, considering it’s been linked to everything from our brain health, immune systems, chronic disease, our weight, our moods and more. “Our immune system is central to all aspects of our health… If […]

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From creams to tinctures to gummies, CBD products are popping up everywhere, so it can be difficult to know where to begin when searching for a high-quality product. If you follow the latest beauty trends, you may have seen that products infused with CBD oil are making a splash right now, yet there’s still some […]

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Have you ever met someone who radiates joy? They are positive, happy and upbeat and seem to be truly enjoying and thankful for life. It’s hard not to pause and notice. It’s easy to assume they were just born with some rare personality trait you don’t have and that’s where their joy comes from. Or […]

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As a stress expert and coach, I 'm passionate about helping busy women break the cycle of stress and overwhelm so they can life a life they love. It's time to find balance and say goodbye to chronic stress for good.

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I'm a Board certified health coach trained at Duke Integrative Medicine and the Institute for Integrative Nutrition

I'm passionate about helping busy and overwhelmed women reduce their stress, find balance, and feel the confidence, joy, and freedom to live their purpose and passions. I’ve helped hundreds of clients find practical stress management techniques, build their resilience, recover from burnout, and improve their sleep. 

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