Real Good, Real Life, Real Results with Wellness Coach: Koren Barwis

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Welcome to Reinvented

Posted on July 12, 2015 by koren

The former incarnation of this site was for my health coaching business, Live It Coaching. While I loved working in wellness and coaching, it just didn’t pay the bills and I struggled with trying to motivate people who didn’t really want to change. Plus, running my own business was exhausting. I could never relax - I always needed to

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summer reading

2015 Summer Reading List

Posted on June 22, 2015 by koren

I always have a stack of books on my nightstand: books I’ve started, books I hope to read, and books I’ll likely never read but they looked good on Good Reads or Amazon. Most of my picks are non-fiction, wellness or self-improvement books, with the occasional fictional story of someone I can relate to thrown in. One of my 2015

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Julia Child Is My 40-Something Spirit Animal

Posted on June 14, 2015 by koren

A good friend of mine turns 40 tomorrow. On Friday, I joked that she should enjoy her last weekend in her thirties and her response made my day — she said that I am her “40-something spirit animal.” Coming from one of the coolest, smartest hottie moms I know, her comment went beyond complementary, into affirming. It is nice to

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"I lost 6 pounds and feel great. I no longer wake up needing (or wanting) coffee. I have been sleeping better than ever as well. And my "brain fog" has lifted dramatically! I have more awareness of what my body is telling me when I am not dependent on caffeine and sugar. Overall, I have an increased feeling of happiness andd peace. This was actually the easiest plan I have been on and I have tried everything. I think being held accountable made me more determined not to cheat or give up.

Everything on this cleanse became simple after a few days and I was very surprised I actually had more energy, not less. I stopped using lack of caffeine or lack of food as an excuse not to exercise.

This program made me realized how many bad habits I had – like finishing the food on my kids' plates even if I wasn't hungry and eating when I was stressed. And at the end I realized how little I miss meat, dairy and processed food.

Koren seemed to really care which means a lot to me. Her advice, support, and guidance made all the difference. She is a patient and knowledgeable coach. In my opinion, there is no one better."

—Mary, Ashburn

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