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Meet Jorien

Certified Nutritional Therapist, Health Coach & Chef

'You are not your digestive issues.'

You are not your bloated belly after eating, uneasy feeling, your nausea, your constipation or diarrhoea, your tiredness or your anxiety that comes with these symptoms.

Even though sometimes I know it can feel that way.


You are so much more than that. You are an example, a leader, you are unique and you are a friend.

But right now, your feeling of discomfort stands in between you and living your ideal life:

Your out of balance digestive system.


Let’s celebrate your gut, including all its feelings, rumbles and tumbles.

Because, after all, this is one of the best things in your body has and, if fed well, approached to it’s advantage, can make us feel amazing and on top of the world!


I’m here to help you balance your digestion to a state where you can enjoy life, feel energised and take on the challenges of everyday life, without all the suffering.

I know what you are going through, I’ve been there.


That’s why I created the Happy Gut Coach: to use a dynamic mix of nourishing food and recipes, movement, community, self-care and coaching. All of this combined to get you to be who you are meant to be: feeling light, healthy, full of energy and ready to take on the world! Are you ready for that? 


Because the Happy Gut Coach is here to help you work with more than just your digestion, but with all of YOU.

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Let’s get clear on what it means to have top-tip digestion.

Here, digestion is all about your gut, gut feelings, absorbing nutrients and getting the best out of your food.

Tip-top digestion means, regular and uncomplicated bowel movements, the feeling of not being slowed down by your life and what you eat, following your gut instincts and glowing from the inside out.

Here, digestion helps you feeling empowered, strong, in control, happy, calm and confident.

My personal health journey

Imagine sitting on a rooftop, eating fresh, sweet tropical fruit.

Feeling the wind mess up your hair, you can't stop smiling and you feel content with life.

Seems like a pretty good life, right?


Let me tell you, this was not always the case.

When I started working in hospitality in my early twenties, I implemented the lifestyle. You know the drill: late nights, irregular working hours, rich food and too much alcohol.


While I thought I was enjoying myself, weight started creeping up and my mental health was declining.                                                             

For a number of years, I became so depressed, the thought of getting out of bed seemed too much of a task.

In 2010, I moved to Ireland and decided something had to change. I started studying nutritional therapy and how food is information to your health and wellbeing. I started losing weight slowly, which resulted in less back pain, more energy, improved skin and better digestion. On top of this I became aware that my mental health was improving! 

So, I went out to investigate this further and, with a lot of hard work, I now feel the best I've ever felt, physically and mentally. 

Over the years, I have learned to be comfortable with my own company, choose to have people around me that give me energy instead of drag me down, take time for self-care and continuously work on my physical and mental fitness.

I now wish I started this journey years ago.

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