Do You Constantly Take Care Of Yourself Last? It’s Time to Bloom Differently! Listen to S1 Ep. 1 Food As Medicine: Healing Your Gut to Create The Life You Want!” Join me, Dr. Stephanie Akoumany, Founder & CEO of Bloom & The Amazing Nicole Ritter @itsnicoleritter , Holistic Nutritionist & Life Coach, in an open and real conversation on how we can manage depression, naturally heal our guts with food, lose weight, identify food sensitivities, and improve our overall health and well being. Coincidentally we are both Bryn Mawr School alums!

Guest Bio

#BloomingIsAHabit Podcast Guest Nicole Ritter is a Holistic Nutritionist, Certified Health & Life Coach. Nicole is passionate about showing women how to overcome their health challenges by getting to the root of their issues so that they may truly thrive in health and in life.  She specializes in gut health and has helped her clients with issues such as IBS, bloating, constipation, psoriasis, eczema, fibromyalgia and leaky gut.

She began her own health and wellness journey three years ago to find answers to her health problems. Nicole helps people naturally heal through food, lose weight, identify food sensitivities, and improve their overall health and well being through customized Nutrition Counseling and Health Coaching

Blooming is a Habit Podcast Description

Dr. Akoumany is host of Blooming is a Habit a podcast series highlighting innovative solutions to complex social challenges discovered by students, parents, educators, business professionals, business owners, and women & girls of all colors as they pursue their passions and create careers and/or businesses of their dreams.

Join Dr. Akoumany and her guests as they discuss their journeys and their impactful interventions in the areas of Health & Wellness, Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion, Family, Relationships, Education, Science & Technology, Career & Business.

Follow Dr. Akoumany on:



Johns Hopkins Center for Adolescent Health’s Blog

Dr. Akoumany (formerly Stephanie Stevenson) Introducing President Obama

National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) Interview with Dr. Stephanie Akoumany on Self-Care and Mindfulness Strategies to Help Faculty of Color  

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