Nicole DiDio Johnson MFA, HHC, AADP

Educator, Holistic Health Coach, Taoist Stone Medicine Practitioner, Director of Operations, CEO

Chad Johnson Acupuncture

Courses For Health Coaching Clients

Breaking Up with Ben & Jerry

Fibroids, PCOS, and Hormones

Energetic Hygeine 101


Courses For Wellness Practitioners

Mastering Workshops

Practice Management Basics Level 1

Practice Management Basics Level 2

Nicole DiDio Johnson, MFA, HHC, AADP,  guides creatives into their personal power, optimizing health through food and lifestyle transformation and earth-based practices. She specializes in emotional eating, weight loss, seasonal eating, food as preventative medicine, stress, disconnection, anxiety, digestive disorders and food intolerances, as well as reproductive health –including fertility, fibroids, PCOS, PMS and hormones. She is the main contributor to our health and wellness blog and newsletter.

Since 2009, Nicole has run a successful private Holistic Health Coaching practice – The Enlightened Table. She provides one-on-one and group coaching, classes, workshops. She creates corporate wellness programs as she draws on her decade+ experience in the corporate technology environment – helping folks shift toxic habits in the workplace. From 2011-2014 she taught upcoming Health Coaches through IIN, and began a business coaching & design firm for wellness practitioners called The Healthy Design. Her teaching experience spans 18+ years as an adjunct professor at Parsons The New School of Design, NYU, HOSTOS Community College, ABTECH, UNCA, Warren Wilson, and as a Guest Lecturer at MIT.

Nicole trianed to practice Holistic Health Counseling at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition in 2009. At the time, this was the only holistic nutrition school integrating all the different dietary theories—combining and comparing the knowledge of traditional philosophies – Ayurveda, Macrobiotics, Chinese Medicine Dietary Theory, Nourishing Traditions and more- with modern concepts like the USDA food pyramid, the glycemic index, the Zone, and raw foods.

Nicole is Certified Holistic Health Counselor (CHHC) and a member of the AADP – American Association of Drugless Practitioners. Read more about Holistic Health Coaching Here

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Hydration’s Role in Healing

Water affects every system in the body. When we see muscle tissue that's slow to heal –or the healing mechanism doesn't spark in the body quite as well– often the culprit is dehydration.   Water helps keep the the muscles pliable. The muscle has a more difficult...

The Master Tonic for Immune Support

The Master Tonic: Your Homemade Antiviral, Antibacterial, Anti-Inflammatory Powerhouse. Now is the time to make this simple but powerful antiviral, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory remedy for the coming cold and flu season. It is known most commonly by the name...

Rawkos! A Fun and Healthy Travel Food.

Here’s a healthy, tasty recipe that will bring into you in the summer mode. This is a popular favorite from our Seasonal Cleanse. It’s great food to travel with and requires NO COOKING. Rejoice the Rawko!  It’s like a taco but it’s raw – not raw meat – raw foods...

4 Ways to Make the Most Out of Water

Most of us are chroncially dehydrated. Here are 4 ways we can make the most out of water. When we sleep, our bodies are very busy repairing and detoxing. When we awaken, we are actually quite dehydrated.

3-Steps to Make Real Change Without New Year’s Resolutions

So, 2020, eh? With all of the restrictions and constrictions we’ve  been experiencing this year, let’s be sure to be even more loving to ourselves than ever before. Winter is a time of going inward, of being in the deep recesses of pre-creation, the place of potential, the place of darkness, the womb of possibility – before the seeds get planted. It’s a time of dormancy, of quiet, of stillness. We reside now deep within the kidneys, the place of our essence.

7 Tips to Getting a Restful Night’s Sleep

Sleep is one of the most important tools we have to support good health. And it’s free.  Sleep is critical for our physical, mental and emotional health. It is our time to unplug, recharge, detox, and quite literally, rest. This supports a healthy immune system and a healthy nervous system. Without quality sleep, we experience greater emotional stress, susceptibility to illness (lowered immune response), premature aging , and anxiety.

Staying Healthy- RIGHT NOW

It’s winter. It’s 2020. And after we wear our masks and wash our hands, and socially distance and do — All. The. Things. We still need to be sure we are caring for our heart, our spirit and our body in a tender and mindful way.  We put together a little stay healthy during winter list.

Nourish Yourself with Golden Milk

Golden Milk is a delicious and nourishing drink that packs incredible health benefits into one warm mug at a time. It's very Some of the wonderful benefits of Golden Milk: Anti-inflammatory - easing joint pain Soothing to the spirit and aids in digestion and sleep...

The Kidneys Ask Us to Slow Down

Kidney Deficiency usually manifests in the low back and the knees.

Homemade Bone Broth

  Homemade Bone Broth is deeply nourishing to the body. It supports gut health, skin hair and nails and nourishes our deepest organs- the kidneys.  This is food as medicine. Bone broth is a fantastic source of many gut-healing, anti-inflammatory agents. Healthy,...

Making Friends with your Inner Rebel during the Holidays

Inner rebel, outer rebel, reformed rebel, rebel in training -- we love rebels. They carry our fire, our power and let's face it - they know how to have a good time. BUT they can throw us our health game off if we keep them in the subconscious or the shadows. Our inner...