Month: March 2014

Lauren Gaines

Lauren has a Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition from Montclair State University and has utilized her education throughout her personal life as well as to provide a more nourishing lifestyle for family, friends and colleagues.  Nutrition has always been a priority and a true passion.   Lauren is also a Registered Nurse with a Master’s Degree in Nursing Education.  Through her experiences as a nurse she was awakened to the possibilities of preventative care for diseases and illnesses.  She made a decision to guide individuals in being proactive in their health, and this initiative brought me to the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. Becoming a Certified Health Coaching at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, Lauren was trained in more than one hundred dietary theories and studied a variety...

Kristen Galiastro

  Kristen Galiastro is one of the main authors for Positive Attitude and usually publishes her posts under the Positive Attitude user name.   She lives and breaths the ideals of embracing a positive attitude and applies it to her life every day and in every possible way.   Kristen helps to maintain the Positive Attitude website and social media pages, and in her free time can be found participating in a variety of hobbies and sports.   Aside from spending lots of time riding her rescued Off-Track-Thoroughbred mare Roxy, she’s surfing, biking, skiing, spending time with her dogs and working on raising money for dog and horse shelters and rescues.   Kristen hopes to get her rescue charity up and running this year to help as many animals as possible.  She recently started running a...

Pam Yudko

Pam Yudko is a Holistic Transformational and Health Coach who guides busy people to lose weight, double their energy so that they can do it all and do it well.  She tailors programs specifically geared to meet her client’s health goals without deprivation or guilt.  To learn more about Pam Yudko and turning your obsession with food into one that serves, nurtures, calms and energizes you check out www.wholefullyaware.com.  Pam has an office in Essex County, NJ and does phone and Skype sessions as well. Follow Pam socially: [divider] Pam’s Posts Obsessed With Food    

Obsessed with Food – By Pam Yudko

  “You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.”― Maya Angelou Sometimes I get a glimpse of my life and am in AWE of whom I was and whom I’ve become.  How did I get to this space?  How did FOOD become a driving force in my life in a way that nourishes my mind, body and soul?  How is my past and present relationship with food a driving force in my company as I empower people to shift their beliefs around food as well? Food did not always play a positive role in my life.  I was always OBSESSED with food, but in a way that was detrimental to my health and well-being.  As a child it was way of exerting my power and a means to try an...

Share Your Positive Story to Win an iPad Mini!

Share your Positive Attitude Story and Earn Money for Your Favorite Charity Positive Attitude is asking you to help us spread positivity and share your story with the world!  We are looking for stories of inspiration, motivation, determination, perseverance and success – stories that share your experience of how having a positive attitude has helped you face adversity, how it helped you achieve your dreams, or how it influences you to live your life every day.  You can tell your story in words and photos, or you can tell your story by creating a video, posting it on YouTube and sending us the link!  Your inspirational stories, photos and videos will be featured on our website to help inspire others in need about the power of positivity.  The story can be about any part of your life, ...

Once Labeled the World’s Ugliest Woman, Lizzie Velasquez uses her Positive Attitude to Push Through and Define Herself

Born with an extremely rare and unknown syndrome, 25 year old Lizzie Velasquez has had a hard life.   Her syndrome has only been seen in two other people, and it’s a syndrome that doesn’t allow her to gain any weight and she is blind in one eye.   During Lizzie’s entire life no matter what she eats or drinks, she has never weighed above 65 lbs. Even though the doctors never thought she’d walk, talk or do anything by herself, she was born into a life of positivity.  Her parents were determined to take her home and raise her to the best of their ability like any other normal child.   They offered her a great support system  and never treated her any different.   When she started Kindergarden she had no idea that she was any different.  Her first day of school, after t...

Young Man Pays it Forward and Changes a Soldier’s Life

An amazing story of an act of kindness from an 8 year old boy, toward an American Soldier, that changed his life.  It will also melt your heart.

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