I understand how important it is to be healthy and feel comfortable in your own skin to enjoy life - as I was more than double my size 15 years ago. Oh the choices I made when I didn't feel worthy of much anything!
Spoiler alert: I do not subscribe to pills, potions with impossible to pronounce ingredients, or magic wraps. BUT I've tried them all, and I WOULD HAVE DONE or PAID ANYTHING FOR THAT QUICK FIX TO WORK!
My name is Stephanie Everett, and I help AUTHENTIC, BUSY, WORKING women get what they really WANT through holistic healing, destination retreats, weight-loss, and health-gain! I teach women why rigid diets and insane workout routines treat the smoke - not the fire.
I also coach women navigating through difficult life transition; divorce, loss, abuse, etc. Please email me if you're looking to go through this process in a healthy way. Remember, if you're doing something that ultimately hurts you or is counterproductive to what you really want, you just need a little help to understand why... along with action steps that get you closer to what you truly want.
As a wife & mother, working professional, and intermittent fitness junkie, I know the struggle is REAL! However LIFE shouldn't hold us back from achieving our goals. I am a leader, teacher, cheerleader, and certified health & transition coach. Simply put, I help people look good and feel great!
EVERYONE deserves health and happiness!
~ Stephanie Everett, M.Ed CHC
Co-developed a program and working hard on lengthening, saving, and changing lives with another amazing health coach! Collaborating with founder & creator of the Thrive 9 program, Christine Skrypzak, has been one of the most AWEsome experiences in my professional life! Our goal is to help millions experience what health, wellness, and beauty feels like at a level beyond imagination!
This is what Thrive 9 is all about:
Lake Girl Retreat Review - November 2019
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"Pre-Lake Girl Retreat me was going through the motions of getting healthy, mentally and physically, but not really 'digging deep.' I was holding on to a lot of fear and trauma related anxiety while I felt like I had no one to talk to about it. With Stephanie as facilitator and the wonderful women who also shared so much, I left feeling lighter and with a more clarified resolve of how to become a healthier me. Some of my usual aches and pains I have blamed on age have also lessened. For anyone considering joining Stephanie for a retreat, do not hesitate. It will change your life. Much love to Stephanie - I'm truly so grateful." ~Brenda M.
2 Months Post S.H.I.F.T. Retreat
"I have some news to share. After the retreat I made many changes to the food I bring into the house. I also started planning meals for two weeks at a time. This helps with the daily struggle of what to make. It also saves on food waste thereby money waste. These steps have been beneficial for my whole family. My hubs went to the Doctor for a routine check and he had lost 20 pounds!" ~M.T.
S.H.I.F.T. Retreat Reviews:
"Life changing. The SHIFT retreat was the best experience I’ve ever been blessed enough to receive. Digging deep into who you really are, your purpose, your truth, your values, your passion, what lights your soul on fire, what’s standing in your way of your passion and what you need to overcome! Amazing food. Such fun adventures. Great workouts. COUNTLESS laughs. And tears. So much beauty. Bonds that will last forever. Support. Love. Understanding. I learned so much about myself and what I need to be doing to support my body and my health, both mentally and physically. Stephanie is the most authentic, genuine, caring, knowledgeable, supportive, beautiful, strong, kick ass coach and FRIEND there is! LOVE her, her outlook on health and happiness and her beliefs that everything should be FUN!!!!! Thanks Steph for being you and sharing your gift with us and the world." ~ J.V.
"I so enjoyed our Shift retreat this past weekend at the lake! #dockholiday Met some pretty amazing woman and left some baggage too!! Isn’t it funny how we think we are all different yet we are but we all have so much in common. Thank you Stephanie Bower Everett for sharing your wonderful gift of learning to be healthy and living your life with passion and joy! You are so very talented!!" ~J.P.
"The S.H.I.F.T. retreat at this beautiful location was amazing. The time I had to reflect and connect with beautiful souls was indescribable. Thank you Stephanie for putting this together and helping me with my biology and biography. Xo" ~M.T.
April 2019 (9-Session Intensive):
"Stephanie is amazing...ask me how I know!! I went through her 9 week intensive, life changing coaching!! For me I wanted to lose weight ...but in the end i didn’t realize she was a therapist!! I learned so much about myself and why I do what I do. Life changing!! The good, bad and the ugly comes out but if you trust the process you will be changed for life..."
~Jessica P. facebook post (down 25 lbs and counting)
March 2019 (Transition Review):
"I’ve been working with Stephanie as my Coach for 6 months now and have been really pleased with my growth and our sessions. Her supportive nature and guiding questions have helped to bring to light my reactions to many situations. She radiates positivity that encourages me to push forward in my efforts. Stephanie is flexible with scheduling putting the needs of her clients first, and is able to help me navigate more directly to a goal or outcome. One of the best things I ever did was to connect with her."
September 2018 (14-Day Cleanse):
45+ lbs dropped - Private Facebook Group
April 2018 (group review):
January 2018 Review:
"At age 62, I was out of energy, out of motivation, and more or less out of hope, at least in terms of my self-image. I was tired of fighting. I tried everything at some point in my past with varying degrees of success. I had reached a point in my life where I thought the status quo was all I had to look forward to. I thought my varying health problems were just part of the journey and there wasn’t much I could do about them.
Well...then along came Stephanie Everett. I don’t know where to begin. A few months ago, I asked Stephanie if she would agree to be my Health Coach. Next to marrying my husband, I think this is probably the most important and life affirming decision I could have made. Stephanie is an amazing woman, an amazing coach and an amazing friend. She has a wonderful way of getting to know who you are as a person, what your goals and desires are, and what roadblocks may be getting in the way of your dreams. She has the education, the knowledge, the expertise and the compassion necessary to truly turn lives around. Sessions with Stephanie are a combination of soul-searching, education, positive reinforcement and highly attainable action items. Stephanie uses her expert knowledge of nutrition, body chemistry, psychology, etc. to promote self-awareness in her clients and to provide them with the tools necessary to succeed. Stephanie’s holistic approach to wellness, I believe, is the only thing that really makes sense and the only thing that works.
Since beginning my sessions, I have become much more aware of what is going on with me personally and physically. I’m more attuned to the need for hydration, nutritional balance, and just the plain need to listen to my body. I’m not 100% there yet but the needle is moving and it FEELS REALLY, REALLY GOOD. Thank you Stephanie for listening, not judging, and for making me feel good about myself...something I hadn’t done for a very long time."
November 2017 Review:
"I began my journey to better myself without thinking I needed to be guided to reach my goals. But I learned very quickly that THAT is exactly what I needed...Someone to Motivate! Support! Encourage! Teach! Steff has given me all of that.
Our first meeting I was careful to make realistic goals that I knew I was going to reach just by making simple changes that I was already aware of, but what I really wanted was much more.
Steff gave me support and meaningful guidance during our sessions; and between talks, using her directions/suggestions as motivators, they were highly effective but not feeling like much of a challenge to me.
I never felt like I was “losing out” or “depriving myself” of anything.
Each action step I took turned into simple everyday habits that resulted not only in just reaching my goals, but went beyond what I ever imagined possible in just a short amount of time.
Now after three months I’ve lost over 20 lbs. I’ve seen positive changes not only in my appearance but most importantly in my energy and motivation to be comfortable with who am I.
This program is about changing habits and not depriving yourself from living. Steff’s enthusiastic personality and positive guidance helped me accomplish my initial goal and continues to help me build upon my lifelong success; being happy and healthy while chasing and raising my two young sons."
September 2017 Review:
"My deepest thanks to you, Stephanie Everett, for your wonderful coaching over the past months. Your positivity, encouragement and insights have been life-changing in ways that will continue to bless me and the people in my life for years to come.
I always looked forward to our sessions! You stretched me to points outside my comfort zone, but the benefits far outweighed the momentary unease. And, your genuine care, concern and empathy were always evident.
Thanks so much for your friendship, your patience and your dedication to improving the health and lives of others. You have been a true blessing to me!!!"