Author Archives: Kim Ruggierio, CWC

About Kim Ruggierio, CWC

Hello. My name is Kim Ruggierio and I am owner of Wellness Begins Here, LLC. I am a Certified Wellness Coach, Fitness Trainer, and Certified Reiki Master. I have a Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Physiology & Wellness, and I am affiliated with The American College of Sports Medicine. I've had the pleasure of coaching competitive athletes and weight loss/fitness clients for more than 20 years. I have provided health and wellness information, guidance, and motivation to men, women and children, the elderly, and medically involved clients of all ages and gender. I hold a current CPR Certification and I'm insured to work with clients throughout the United States and abroad.

The ABCs of Psoriasis

Psoriasis is an Autoimmune Disease and an inflammatory skin condition characterized by frequent episodes of redness, itching, and thick, dry, silvery scales in discrete patches on the skin. It’s most commonly seen on the trunk, elbows, knees, scalp, skin folds, … Continue reading

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Thriving Through Chronic Pain

Chronic Pain is now classified as a disease. It is very sad that many of us suffer each day with Migraines, CFS (Chronic Fatigue Syndrome), Fibromyalgia, Lyme Disease (affecting joints & muscles), along with Autoimmune Diseases that cause debilitating pain affecting … Continue reading

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Understanding Functional Medicine

A primary focus of Allopathy (Traditional) medicine is to diagnose and “label” diseases. There are over 12,000 diseases and they are categorized according to a person’s test results and symptoms. They focus on the “what.” Functional Medicine looks at the … Continue reading

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The Importance of Intuition in Life, Work and Total Wellness

As a Wellness Coach, when teaming with my clients, I actively listen, collect data, use my intellect and often most importantly pay attention to my gut instinct or intuition. Intuition is a potent inner wisdom that goes beyond the linear mind. I use my intuitive … Continue reading

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Jack LaLanne: Farewell My Superhero

Many kids look up to a Superhero. I’d like to take a moment and pay tribute to a man who laid out the foundation for health and wellness and still is a personal superhero hero to me. I can remember as … Continue reading

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Hormone Management for Women

Our body’s hormone balance is very delicate. Throughout our lives, our hormone levels increase and decrease. They even fluctuate at different times of the day and night. Too much or too little, at any point in time, can dramatically affect … Continue reading

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