Isadora Baum, CHC
http://isadorabaum.com/
A freelance writer and content marketer and a certified health coach, Isadora Baum is a major foodie, doggie-lover, Greek yogurt fanatic and expert sampler. She loves trying new health foods, coaching clients towards achieving their goals, writing creatively across a variety of industries, and enjoying a Malbec with friends. For more information on her writing, visit isadorabaum.com and for health tips, visit liveforyounow.com.

Isadora’s Latest Articles

13 Little Clues That A Relationship Probably Won't Last

Relationships tend to happen quickly, but they can also end just as soon as they began. At the start, you might experience butterflies and exciting adventures, but certain signs your relationship might end can lead you to back away from these happy, special moments and turn into a darker reality. While a breakup is tough, no matter who ends it, sometimes it's really for the best. As a certified health coach, I work with clients on deciding when a relationship isn't meant to last, as it might be …

By Isadora Baum, CHC

13 Things You Shouldn't Hide From Your Partner

Being in a relationship is tricky. There are ups and downs, and it can be hard to feel totally comfortable in being yourself (especially in a new partnership). However, they're things you shouldn't hide from your partner or be ashamed of if you want to give your relationship a fair chance to grow and thrive. While it might seem scary, it's better in the long-run to be genuine and candid. As a certified health coach, I work with clients on building confidence and satisfaction within their relatio…

By Isadora Baum, CHC

Signs Your Body Is Retaining Too Much Water

If you notice that your body is swelling at times, without a reasonable cause, it can simply be excess fluid due to a change in lifestyle or condition. Detecting the signs that your body is retaining fluid and understanding what can trigger such water weight can help you decrease inflammation and swelling all around. No one likes to feel bloated, so getting to the root of the issue ahead of time can help save you the stress and insecurities. As a certified health coach, I work with clients on fe…

By Isadora Baum, CHC

Things That Can Happen When You're Feeling Anxious

It's one thing to be antsy before a big deadline at work or a public speaking event; however, if you're chronically anxious, and not really sure why, it could signify that you have elevated anxiety levels. If you think you could be suffering from too much tension each day, it's best to figure out ways to calm your worries and feel more calm and in control. If you're too wound up regularly, it can affect your body, mental performance, and mood. As a certified health coach, I work with clients on…

By Isadora Baum, CHC

What You Shouldn't Eat When You're Sick

When you have an infection, it's important to pay attention to what you're eating to make sure that you can heal quickly. There's a strong relationship between food and immunity, so knowing which foods that can keep your sick longer can help you build a better plate, filled with the right choices for greater health. Eating foods that will strengthen the immune system is key, and those can be found in fruits, vegetables, and lots of fluids, and avoiding those that can increase infection symptoms …

By Isadora Baum, CHC

9 Signs Your Friendship Is Toxic

It's good to have a network of friends to look to, but only if it's a group of supportive, loving peers. Sometimes friendships can go sour, and if you notice signs your friendship is toxic, and it's affecting how you feel about yourself and your lifestyle, it could be problematic later on. Being around people that make you feel small and insecure can negatively impact how you approach other relationships, your work, and your own personal choices. It's best to socialize with happier, more positiv…

By Isadora Baum, CHC

9 Things That Happen If You Have A Lot Of Coffee

I know how it is; a morning just doesn't feel right without that cup of joe. At least, it's that way for me. However, too much of a good thing might derail those health perks. Knowing what can happen if you drink too much caffeine, such as more than two cups of coffee in a day, and how your body, in particular, reacts, will help you make better choices to keep yourself safe. Before taking another sip, check in with your body and see how you feel. If you're noticing any weird symptoms, swap it fo…

By Isadora Baum, CHC

11 Signs Your Body Is Overworked

Pushing your body to reach its fullest potential is a great thing; however, working too aggressively and not giving it proper rest and repair can backfire. In today's age, it's likely to experience signs your body is overworked, whether from strenuous activity (like those high-intensity bootcamp classes, for example), work stress, relationship drama, and tight, grueling deadlines. It seems as though tasks pile up, and the body can certainly go into overdrive mode, without getting adequate chill …

By Isadora Baum, CHC

Signs That You Should Consider Eating Less Soy

Soy can be a really great source of protein, especially for those who don't eat meat. However, like with any food, allergies or intolerances can exist, and there are times when you shouldn't be eating soy, as it can lead to a slew of digestive and health problems. Whether or not you can tolerate it, eating soy too often or in excess amounts is also unhealthy, so finding proper serving sizes of organic tofu is equally important in maintaining your health and reaping its benefits. As a certified …

By Isadora Baum, CHC

9 Signs You Should Eat More Carbs

In today's world, carbs might seem like the enemy. However, this isn't further from the truth. While it's best to eat carbohydrates with protein and healthy fats for balance, if you're cutting out too many carbs from your diet, you might not be getting adequate energy to maintain stamina and mental activity. Your body needs healthy, complex carbohydrates to reap enough nutrients and fuel to power your organs and beat fatigue. There's a reason your body craves carbs when you approach that dreaded…

By Isadora Baum, CHC