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Books to Complement the Journey to Your Healthiest Self

I read a lot, and I accredit my love of reading to helping me achieve many of my goals and successes in life.   Reading helps me maintain focus and motivation to strive for more self-love and self-improvement.  It helps me de-stress, stay curious, learn to love and accept myself and stay interested in life.   I’m […]

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Your Body’s Response to Laughter

Did you know that the body doesn’t distinguish between real laughter and fake laughter? There is truth to the statement fake it until you make it! Laughter is often called “the best medicine,” and while that may not be accurate in the truest sense of the word, it does have many health benefits. In fact, […]

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Why We Need Healthy Connections

We all need connection!  No matter who you are and what you do, you need a community where you feel supported and are fully accepted and loved just for being you.  In short, a place where you belong.  A sense of connection with others is crucial for our self-esteem and personal identity. Research has shown […]

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How Many Carbs Are Right For You?

Confused about the number of carbs your body needs? You’re not alone. There’s a lot of information out there to wade through! How many carbs you should eat really comes down to you – your genetic individuality and all of the health factors at play. First, it’s important to note how carbs work. Any type […]

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Healthy Cooking Tips for a Busy Lifestyle

Food prepping is something that has helped me in my journey so much!!   I like quick and easy…I’m not the kind of person that likes to spend a bunch of time cooking recipes for dinner each day.   I’m also not a huge batch cooker…but I do love cutting veggies up for the week and having […]

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Your Words are Powerful

I love setting goals, creating vision boards and keeping things that I want to achieve in front of me at all times, leaning into the future. Visualizing the life I want, how I want to feel and who I am are all part of living life by design. We have the choice to live life […]

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Practicing Healthy, Mindful Eating

Sitting down together as a family for dinner is a practice that has been mostly lost in the last decade – unless it’s a special occasion or a holiday. These days, more and more people spend their mealtime while driving, working or doing some other form of multi-tasking. Time spent around the dinner table sharing […]

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Do You Have a Healthy Thought Life?

A decision to make a behavioral change in your life is a powerful step in transforming your health.  For many people the definition of a good life isn’t about being healthy it is really about being happy.  What they don’t realize is that they need to have health to be happy.  You can achieve your goals, you can […]

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Balancing Emotions with Essential Oils

Essential oils are kind of amazing in that you often don’t realize how powerful they are until you really need them. And they really deliver. When everything is great, and you feel healthy, it’s challenging to notice a big shift from the oils. The physical symptoms we suffer is the body’s way of telling us […]

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Why We Should Be Concerned About Lead

What is the first thing you think of when I mention the heavy metal lead? If you’re like most people, it’s lead-based paint, which was first used in during the Renaissance period. It hit its peak for interior use in 1922, and its use in exterior paint dropped significantly in the 1950s and 1960s but […]

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