/Emily Lysaght

About Emily Lysaght

Emily is a certified Health Coach. She graduated with a BA from Bates College in 2001 and, after a career in the film industry, went on to study nutrition at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition . As an OMC Health Coach, she coaches employees at a large bank in Southern Maine. Emily has a passion for nature, photography, and finding joy in the little things in life.
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Bucket Lists – They’re Good for Your Health!

By | July 15th, 2016|Wellness Tips|

Have you heard the term bucket list? It's a list of things you want to do or experience before you, well, kick the bucket, and they can have a big impact on our wellbeing. Bucket list items can be small (paint my kitchen bright red) or big (climb Mt. Everest), and they tend to force us into the present moment. They can flood us with positive emotions like joy and awe - two emotions that [...]

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Stay Safe in the Sun this Summer!

By | July 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|

Summer arrived in full force last week. With it comes family vacations, no school, beach time, and other outdoor activities all combining to increase your sun exposure. From spending just a few hours to a whole day in the sun, there’s plenty of fun to be had, making it crucial to protect yourself from dangerous UVA and UVB rays so you can stay safe while at play. Direct sunlight has its pros and cons. The [...]

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10 Minute Clutter Bust!

By | June 3rd, 2016|Stress Management, Wellness Tips|

Have you ever heard the saying “messy bed, messy head”? It’s a fun rhyme, but what it’s alluding to is that our physical environment affects our mental environment. Whether it’s a messy desk at the office, a fridge where the milk is hiding behind jars of condiments, a pile of junk mail on the kitchen table, or simply an unmade bed – clutter can have a negative impact on our well-being: - It drains our [...]

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It’s Lyme Disease Awareness Month

By | May 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|

For many of us here in Maine, May marks the beginning of outdoor season. This is the time of year we might be found dusting off our kayaks, fishing poles and gardening tools, and lacing up our hiking boots. Unfortunately, coinciding with this is the start of tick season, thus making this month a logical time to observe Lyme Disease Awareness Month. Spread by deer ticks, Lyme disease is a bacterial infection that is the [...]

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Healthy Upgrades

By | May 6th, 2016|Nutrition, Wellness Tips|

Do you feel as though your eating habits could use an overhaul? Making big changes to nutrition can seem daunting, so focusing on one small change at a time can be more manageable.  Remember, small tweaks add up over time!  One way to do this is by making “healthy upgrades.”  These are simply a healthier take on your favorite foods and beverages that improve your nutrition without making you feel deprived. Do you want to [...]

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Believe in the Best Version of Yourself

By | April 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|

What does it mean to YOU to be your best self? Would you consider the person you are today, "your best self"? Or, do you need to shake things up a bit? Sometimes we get stuck in our daily routines: going to work, eating junk, watching TV, and before we know it, we hardly recognize ourselves. Our senses are dulled, our bodies carry too much weight, and we trudge through our days on autopilot…not being [...]

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