SJP Health & Wellness

About Me

HI! I am Stephanie Pazniokas (pronounced "PAZ-KNEE-OH-KUSS") - founder of SJP Health & Wellness. 

Are you sick and tired of being sick and tired? Then you are in the right place.

Whether you like it or not YOU are the CEO (Chief Executive Officer) of your body - making the strategic decisions about how you spend your time and energy. You are the COO (Chief Operations Officer) of your body - responsible for quality materials and supplies and making sure things run smoothly. You are the CSO (Chief Scientific Officer) - responsible for the scientific and research operations, what works and doesn't - for YOU.

Navigating the Journey to Wellness

Welcome to SJP Health and Wellness, where your unique path to vibrant health begins. I want to take you on a journey of discovery, empowerment, and transformation as we unlock the secrets to becoming the boss of your own health.

From Pain to Power

But, as with any transformation, it all begins with pain.  My journey of self-discovery brought me to the realization that I needed to change. And change I did - not just physically, but emotionally and mentally. I had to confront my self-worth, tied too tightly to my usefulness to others. It led to anxiety, stress, and a relentless desire to please everyone - I had to let that all go. 

My Unconventional Path

My own journey to this point has been nothing short of a rollercoaster. Back in 2007, I found myself juggling a full-time job and motherhood, trying to meet the expectations of both worlds. It was a constant battle, and I was losing. I gained weight, developed high blood pressure, and felt like I was barely staying afloat. Life was a chaotic river, and I had no paddle. My health suffered, and I hit rock bottom. Then came an opportunity, a new job, a fresh start. It was here that I embarked on a path to rediscovering myself. A "biggest loser" contest in the office was my turning point. With the support of a caring neighbor and newfound determination, I started my journey towards better health. But it wasn't easy. I tried crash diets, extreme workouts, and endless internet searches, often hitting dead ends.   

The Science of Self-Discovery

At the end of another “failure” (which now I recognize as just more learning on my part), I turned to what I knew. My background in science empowered me to experiment and delve into the intricacies of nutrition and wellness. I realized that there was no one-size-fits-all solution. Each of us is unique, and our path to wellness is equally distinctive. The “conventional wisdom” was not terribly wise.

A New Way Forward

Now, after nine years of dedicated study, training, and practice in nutrition, I've found freedom. I love the skin I'm in. I sleep well, I'm pain-free, and I'm living my dreams. I've learned to manage stress, keep my health on track, and live life on my terms without rigid rules.

Your Journey Starts Now

I don't want you to go through the long, hard way I did. That's why I'm here, offering you incredible programs that encapsulate everything I've learned about real, lasting lifestyle change. You don't have to be in pain any longer.

Embracing Individuality

I'm here to guide you on a personalized journey to health. No cookie-cutter diets, no hunger pangs, no hours of grueling gym sessions (unless you love that).

Instead, I offer you a roadmap to total health designed specifically for you, right where you are.

Using my signature BOSS Mode Framework for behavioral change, I work with you to harness the power built into your brain (neuroplasticity). This is a scientifically-proven method to create a sustainable lifestyle transformation that is in alignment with who you are right now.

You get a coach - I'll be your guide and the one who walks with you on your journey into the next version of you - the you with energy, who feels good in their skin and believes in themselves - who knows that they are the boss.

Let's reclaim our health, our vitality, and our lives. Together, we can be the bosses of our own well-being, navigating life's twists and turns with energy and purpose.

Know this: You have never failed - you just learned what doesn’t work for you.

Ready to start your journey? Let's do this!

Stephanie Pazniokas, MS, PN1, CNE

- Masters of Science - Neuroscience

- Certified Nutrition Coach (Precision Nutrition)

- Culinary Nutrition Expert & Certified Culinary Instructor (Academy of Culinary Nutrition)

Founder, SJP Health and Wellness  

How I Support You: 

The BOSS Academy Group Coaching

This 6 month group program helps you develop sustainable habits and skills you need that enable you to achieve your full-spectrum health and wellness, restoring energetic health. The program offers multiple 1:1 individual coaching sessions as well as weekly group coaching/accountability calls, a full educational resource vault, and workshops - all of which focus on nutrition, stress, sleep, movement, & time management.

This program is perfect for those that want the education, resources, guidance, compassion and accountability that you can only get from a health coach, but want the support and accountability that comes with a small community. 

Click here for more information.


Deep Health 1:1 Coaching - 3 months  

This 3 month program helps individuals develop sustainable habits and skills they need that enable them to enhance their deep health and wellness - ensuring that the main disruptors of health are addressed, establishing the path to restoring energetic health. The program entails an individualized 1:1 coaching path which focuses on 2 or 3 of the following focus areas: nutrition, stress, sleep, movement, and time management.

If you feel that this may be the level of support that you are interested in exploring, please feel free to schedule a quick chat with me. I am happy to help you!

Full-Spectrum Health 1:1 Coaching -  6 months 

This 6 month program helps individuals develop sustainable habits and skills they need that enable them to achieve their full-spectrum health and wellness, addressing multiple health disruptors. The program entails an individualized 1:1 coaching path which focuses on nutrition, stress, sleep, movement, and time management. The 6 month 1:1 coaching program allows us to explore more areas of health and wellness.

Keys to Energetic Health - Next Session TBD!

Imagine feeling energetic and healthy- WITHOUT DIETING. This 6-week program is for you if:

  •  You want solid, scientifically accurate information
  •  You want practical guidance from me in LIVE sessions of what you can do starting today
  •  You want to know how to make lasting changes in your health
  •  You want to know the keys to regaining energy and reversing disease
  •  You want your own personalized energetic health blueprint that I build WITH YOU during the program

Get more information here.


FREE From Steph:

Facebook Group - "Be the Boss, Be Well"

A free, private Facebook group where I host weekly live trainings, resource guides, free offers, educational posts, guest speakers and more!



In addition to my Bachelor's in Psychobiology (Biochemistry)  from Drew U. and Masters of Science in Neuroscience (Brandeis University), I hold certifications as a Precision Nutrition Coach as well as a Culinary Nutrition Expert & Culinary Instructor.




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