Get Hygge for the Holidays [RETURNING FALL 2017!]

28-Days to Get Motivated, Feel Calmer, Eat Better and Move More Before the New Year

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Welcome to Hygge Wellness's Online Courses!

The "Hygge for the Holidays" course starts NOVEMBER 13th! Enrollment closes November 11, so sign up today!


Get Hygge for the Holidays is a 4-week course which empowers you to discover self-care, find a fitness routine that works for you, learn about food prep, and de-stress throughout this busy, stressful holiday season.

Do you feel like you have no energy left after a long day? You might feel like you want to exercise, but you can't get yourself there because you're too busy or tired (or both). You may feel like you aren't good enough or that you aren't doing enough, and you're stuck in the comparison trap.

In Hygge for the Holidays, you will have the opportunity to stop negative self-talk and connect with yourself on a deeper level so you understand what you really need and want. Learn to be mindful, slow down, and feel like yourself again.

After 4 weeks of Hygge for the Holidays, you will feel calmer, centered, and full of new, healthy ideas to take into 2017! Why wait another 2 months before you "start" a healthy habit?


  • Each Sunday for 4 weeks you will receive audio lessons and a worksheet/handout that corresponds with that week's topic(s). (Sundays include: 11/13; 11/20; 11/27 and 12/4). You can listen to the audio lesson whenever it's convenient for you -- even while taking a walk or cooking!
  • Each Tuesday for 4 weeks, I will hold a ~1-hour group coaching session by phone. Don't worry! If you can't make it live, you will receive an email with the audio from the group coaching session that you can download. (Tuesdays include: 11/15; 11/22; 11/29 and 12/6).
  • Access to a private Facebook group so you can interact with and support the other members of the group.
  • Support from Sam via email and Facebook to respond to any questions or concerns you have throughout the course.
  • Pre-course materials that you can download & use before the course begins, including a pre-course assessment to journal & track your progress!


WEEK 1 - 11/13: Organization // Planning Ahead // Sleep // Setting Goals (and sticking to them)

The first week focuses on organization, planning, healthy sleep, and goal setting. We're going to tackle how to get organized and plan ahead each week to set yourself up for success. We're talking about decluttering your physical and mental space to make room for all the new, positive things coming your way. We're also going to talk about setting goals and how to make your new habits stick -- once and for all!

WEEK 2 - 11/20: Self-Care for the Mind & Body

Once you get rid of the clutter and get organized in Week 1, Week 2 focuses on tapping into what really makes you tick. Self-care is essential to healthy living. This week is your opportunity to learn how to take care of yourself before you take care of everyone else. We'll learn to fill ourselves up, find true inner happiness, and take of our minds, body and soul. Self-care includes: intuitive eating & exercise, de-stressing, and prioritization.

WEEK 3 - 11/27: Healthy Eating Through the Holidays

We'll re-visit and dive deeper with intuitive eating this week. Intuitive eating allows you to connect with your body and see what you really want (and don't want), whether you're hungry, bored, tired, emotional (or all of the above). We'll chat about moderation and celebrating and enjoying foods that you love and make you feel good. We're not at all focusing on restrictive eating or dieting. This is about learning to view food as thy friend and source of fuel, not thy enemy or something to be feared & stressed over.

WEEK 4 - 12/4: Holiday Hustle

In this last week, we'll tie everything together and talk about finding a fitness routine that works for you. We'll address how to fit in exercise, even when you have holiday parties, dinners, happy hours, work and family. You can use these tips throughout the year -- you're always busy, not just around the holidays! We'll also talk about stress management, and how some people find their fitness routine helps them manage.


Do you...
- struggle to say "no" to people, plans, and commitments because you're afraid to let people down?
- feel like you have no energy because you're always working or taking care of life's duties?
- want to eat better, move more, or become a morning person but you don't know how?
- feel like you've lost yourself, your hobbies, and the person you wanted to become?
- do what you love daily, weekly, or even monthly?

- have trouble letting go of 'bad' or 'unhealthy' habits?

- try to find time to slow down or practice self-care but feel like you can't?


- Learn the art of self-care, for your mind, body, and soul

- Find a fitness or movement schedule that works for you and your life.

- Declutter your life and surroundings so you can see clearly what you want & need.

- Feel empowered by learning self-compassion & the true meaning of happiness.

Why You Can Trust Me...

I have lived & breathed this way of life for 5+ years and have a unique perspective to bring to my clients as a practicing attorney. I understand what it's like to have so many obligations and deadlines on your shoulders that you feel like you can't breathe. I used to work, work, work until I hit a wall or experienced serious symptoms of burnout. I get it! I've been there.

But it doesn't have to be that way.

I also pride myself on having an open mind and flexibility when it comes to healthy living. I don't think "my way" is the only way or the right way for you. I am here and open to your life, your experiences, and where you want to go. It's not about my journey or where I think you should, it's about you and your journey. I'm just here to help when you need it and support you along the way.

Your Instructor


Hi, there! I'm Sam Vander Wielen (Foss), a corporate attorney-turned-Certified Health Coach and Owner of Hygge Wellness. I help busy people like you learn how to ditch diets and find a sustainable, healthy way to eat & live that leaves you with lots of energy, happiness, and feeling good about yourself and your body.

I didn't always have this eating thing down. I really struggled when I first started working as an attorney in a large law firm. I had no time, energy, or motivation to eat well. I wasn't doing anything to "fill up my cup" and I jumped from restrictive diet to eating plan to try to control my weight, happiness, and confidence. It wasn't until I realized that actually let go of the diet mentality was the only thing that would set me free that I found true confidence, my ideal (natural) weight, and a whole lot of time to do things I love. And now I'm helping busy bees like you do the same.

Thank you so much for stopping by!

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts Sunday, November 13, 2016 and ends Saturday, December 10, 2016! Enrollment ends November 11th.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does 30 days sound? You will still have access to the course materials for 1 month following your completion of the course. Of course, if you ever need anything or would like to review something again, just email Sam and she is happy to send it over to you!
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.
What Do I Get Each Week?
Each Sunday (11/13, 11/20, 11/27, and 12/4) for 4 Sundays, you will receive a new audio lesson that you can listen to on your own time, an email with content and a worksheet/handout that corresponds with that week's topic. Then, each week we'll hold a group conference call that you can either join live or listen to the audio recording of later. Your choice! That's your chance to get some group coaching and hear your classmates' thoughts on the material!
How Much Is It?
The course is $249 if you pay in full, or you can make 2 easy payments of $129.
What if I have questions during the course?
You will have email and Facebook access to Sam throughout the course. You can always contact Sam and ask questions, make suggestions, or request additional information during the course. You will also have the opportunity to do the same during the group coaching phone sessions each week.
When Do I Have to Enroll By?
The enrollment deadline is Friday, November 11! So get on it!

The next course starts November 13, 2016! Enrollment closes Friday, November 11, 2016.

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