Darlene Marshall

Darlene Marshall
Darlene is a Holistic Wellness Coach who's been working in the fitness and wellness space since 2012. She's an expert at the intersection of fitness, wellness, and well-being. In 2021 Darlene was named America's Favorite Trainer in 2021 by BurnAlong and she hosts the Better Than Fine podcast on the NASM Podcasting Network. She's certified with NASM in Wellness Coaching and Personal Training and has a Masters in Applied Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania. She has additional certifications in Nutrition Coaching, Neurolinguistic Programming, and 200hr YTT in Alignment Yoga and training in sleep coaching, motivational interviewing, meditation, and mindfulness. You can find her on Instagram @darlene.coach

Recent Posts

spotlight Recovery

Different Recovery Methods to Recharge

Darlene Marshall
Darlene Marshall |
Burnout, resilience, and stress management were top of mind before the pandemic swept the world in 2020. Three years into the COVID era many of us are still striving to balance the overstimulation and flood of information common in modern life. Yet ...
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wellness spotlight

Movement for Emotional Wellbeing

Darlene Marshall
Darlene Marshall |
According to data published by Mintel in 2022, 78% of American exercisers responding to their survey said that mental and emotional well-being was their top reason for exercising. This marks the first time since Mintel began recording data on the fitness ...
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wellness spotlight

Make Your 2023 Wellness Plan

Darlene Marshall
Darlene Marshall |
Often the new calendar year means resolutions and intense goal setting; yet, for many, the last few years have left many people burnt out, over-committed, and exhausted.  This year, instead of buying into New Year, New You (which most people don’t ...
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Fitness wellness

A Nutritious Obsession?: How Orthorexia Changes Our View of Food and Fuel in Fitness

Darlene Marshall
Darlene Marshall |
 
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wellness

How Does Exercise Affect Purpose?

Darlene Marshall
Darlene Marshall |
Ask 100 different people to define “purpose” and you’ll likely get as many different answers as possible. Purpose is often elusive, both in its definition and our personal sense of purpose. Yet there’s a strong connection between purpose, wellbeing, and ...
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Behavior Change

5 Tips for Building a Growth Mindset

Darlene Marshall
Darlene Marshall |
Why is it that some people, regardless of the industry they work in, the challenges they face, or their stage in life seem to remain optimistic and solution-focused? They take feedback well, roll with challenges, and make great teammates.
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wellness

Toughen Up: Building Mental Strength from the Inside Out

Darlene Marshall
Darlene Marshall |
Are you mentally tough? When life presents its inevitable challenges do you rise, seeing them as an opportunity to grow? Or do you find yourself ducking under the covers?
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wellness

What to Look for in an Employee Wellness Program

Darlene Marshall
Darlene Marshall |
When you think about employer-provided wellness programs what comes to mind? Many people think of tech companies in the 2010s with meditation rooms, napping pods, flexible workspaces, and kitchenettes full of snacks.
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wellness

It’s Always Sunny-Ish: A Deep Dive Into Toxic Positivity

Darlene Marshall
Darlene Marshall |
There is a wide array of human emotions and experiences. Each of us inevitably feels a mixture of pleasant, challenging, positive, and difficult emotions, and feeling the range of reactions is natural and healthy.
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wellness

What is a Wellness Coach and Why Are They Important?

Darlene Marshall
Darlene Marshall |
Most people know what they “should” do to foster a life of wellness. Eat a balanced diet and avoid processed foods, get regular movement, prioritize sleep, reduce stress, and cultivate a positive outlook on life that includes purpose, meaning, and ...
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