Is inflammation making you feel like you need to lose weight?

Is inflammation making you feel like you need to lose weight?

Folks often say, “Ugggh, I really need to drop about 10 pounds”. What I think most are saying is that they want to reduce the appearance of looking heavy which is manifesting as swelling, puffiness and poor water metabolism.  Many times, systemic inflammation which can make someone appear bloated and heavy is what’s contributing to challenging weight maintenance and feeling overweight.

Check out this post to see how reducing inflammation can reduce pounds.

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3 simple ways to detox for digestion

3 simple ways to detox for digestion

If you’re like me, I start thinking about my NEED to detox around this time of year.  I ate more than I planned over the recent holiday.  I came across a pecan pie that brought tears to my eyes.  I give myself a major pass to enjoy treats this time of year.  With greater wine consumption and decadent food, my liver needs a little extra love.

Check out this post for my 3 simple ways to detox.

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How gratitude heals the heart chakra

How gratitude heals the heart chakra

A lot of us need some heart healing, ya’ll. Many have experienced a lot of personal hurts in their lives and those wounds tend to be a little more sensitive this time of year.  Not to mention, our country and world at large is going through a massive energetic upheaval.

Check out this post to see how to invite in gratitude for healing.

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5 must's for healthy digestion + your solar plexus power center

5 must's for healthy digestion + your solar plexus power center

I’m going to be honest and call a spade a spade: November and December are eating months.  Who hasn’t already had more sweets and treats than usual? In this post, I share my top 5 ways to support healthy digestion, especially needed this time of year. Check it out.

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Is too much (or too little) sex a bad thing?

Is too much (or too little) sex a bad thing?

We often hear about relationships hanging on by a thread because of too little intimacy. But what if we flipped this notion around and looked at the lives of those who enjoy sex at high frequency.  That’s right, there are some folks who have sex every day and sometimes twice a day, 7 days a week about 281 days a year (some skip while the woman is menstruating). 

So, what does Traditional Chinese medicine say about this? Check out this post.

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What to do when you have night sweats, hot flashes and a body that runs hot

What to do when you have night sweats, hot flashes and a body that runs hot

Here’s a little secret about me: I get sweaty at night. 

After my daughter was born and my period started back up again, I would wake up in a sweaty pool.  My husband was less than excited to roll over and feel damp sheets and an over heated wife. 

In this post I share how I manage over heating, naturally, Check it out.

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“How does stress effects the body?” + 5 activities to kick out the tension

 “How does stress effects the body?” + 5 activities to kick out the tension

How does stress effect your body? For some, stress impacts metabolism and cravings and for others it may be loose stool and butterflies in the stomach.

In this fun FB Live, I got to have a great conversation with viewers who shared what's currently stressing them out and how they cope. Check it out.

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"What is Eastern Medicine?" + 3 things you should know about it to enhance your health

"What is Eastern Medicine?" + 3 things you should know about it to enhance your health

I'm addressing a common frequently asked question, "What is Eastern medicine?". There are so many hot buzz words in the health arena but many aren't fully aware of their meaning. As a holistic health enthusiast, I'm happy to share my definition.

In this video, I also share 3 ways Eastern medicine can enhance your health and life. Check it out.

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Self care brings women magic

Self care brings women magic

When speaking of self love and self care, many women refer to it as if it’s a mythological legend.  It sounds great in theory but it's ever elusive. 

In this post, I share how and why you should turn that unicorn into a tangible reality. Check it out.

 

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7 non-negotiable bedtime rituals to improve your sleep

7 non-negotiable bedtime rituals to improve your sleep

Getting good sleep is just as valuable as a good bowel movement but folks are struggling these days. Your body rejuvenates and heals during nighttime rest. It’s important to make sure you’re setting yourself up for quality sleep.

Check out this post to solidify your nighttime ritual to prepare you for fantastic sleep.

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Bored of eating the same thing all of the time? Here’s how to “spice” it up.

Bored of eating the same thing all of the time? Here’s how to “spice” it up.

Like most, I tend to prepare the same 5 or 6 meals in regular rotation and it’s easy to get bored of eating the same thing all the time.

In this post, I share how I keep it interesting in the kitchen and spice up my food to avoid boredom.

Check out my video.

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4 essential factors to consider when battling low energy and fatigue

4 essential factors to consider when battling low energy and fatigue

I felt glued to the couch. My mind wanted me to move but my body wouldn't follow orders.  I laid down for what was supposed to be 10 minutes but fell asleep.  Upon waking, my limbs felt like heavy weights.  Exhaustion! But I hadn't really done anything to warrant that level of being bone tired. I just woke up.

Have you ever felt like this? Check out this post for 4 key factors to consider in battling low energy and fatigue.

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