4 tips to naturally and holistically support autoimmune conditions

4 tips to naturally and holistically support autoimmune conditions

[VIDEO] Managing an autoimmune condition can be so challenging and many are looking for ways to help balance their lives.  This video lists 4 tips to naturally and holistically support those with autoimmune conditions.

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The 7 chakras and what you should know

The 7 chakras and what you should know

I love and adore working with the 7 main chakras.  I've had such amazing personal insights and have watched incredible “light bulb” moments and massive transformation in others.  In this post, I share some chakra basics as well as a video that delves deeper into the rights of passage aspects of each chakra.

Check out this, oldie but goodie video post.

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The bridge between body & soul

The bridge between body & soul

If we look at the symbolism of the heart chakra as a bridge between the 1st-3rd chakras and 5th-7th chakras, we see how love is at the center of all we do. Negative emotions can not exist in the presence of LOVE.

Check out this post to see how inviting in more love can be healing.

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5 Rejuvenating foods for Spring

5 Rejuvenating foods for Spring

As with each season, we want to be mindful about changing up what we eat in accordance with the time of year. This way we get the best nutrients from our fruit and veggies. 

Check out this post to see what foods boost wellness in the Spring.

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Let’s talk heavy metal toxicity

Let’s talk heavy metal toxicity

In the spirit of Spring and detox, I though I’d share a topic not commonly discussed: the burden of heavy metals in the body.  Heavy metals are dense elements such as mercury, aluminum, arsenic, nickel, cadmium and tin, to name a few that occur naturally in nature. They become toxic in the body when injected, by inhalation, consumed (intentionally or not) or handled. They interfere with the normal functioning of the body. 

Check out this post to see what you can do to protect yourself.

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Your health with bio-individuality in mind

Your health with bio-individuality in mind

One of the reasons Eastern medicine resonated with me years ago was because my unique litany of symptoms was deemed important and relevant to my very own treatment plan.

Check out this post to see why bio-individuality is so important hot topic you should know about.

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Heart health facts you should know

Heart health facts you should know

Like many African Americans, hypertension, high cholesterol, arteriosclerosis (hardening of the arteries) and atherosclerosis (plaquing of the arteries) are health challenges faced by loved ones. 

As a woman, I find it astounding that we have the highest mortality rate when it comes to heart disease.

Check out this post for important heart health facts!

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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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5 healing foods for the Winter

5 healing foods for the Winter

The air is brisk, the days are short and this time of year is perfect for cozying up with a blanket on the couch by a fire. We tend to change our behavior through the year but don’t always change what we eat.

Check out this post for 5 healing foundational healing foods for the Winter.

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How My Recent Trip to Mexico Reminded Me About Wellness + Humanity

How My Recent Trip to Mexico Reminded Me About Wellness + Humanity

I just got back from an incredibly rejuvenating trip to Mexico. The task was to do NOTHING and I was feeling super anxious and antsy.  Would l know how, I thought? 

Well, I’m here to tell you that I made it and there are a few helpful wellness nuggets I took away from being in the beautiful country of Mexico in the states of Nayarit and Jalisco/Puerto Vallarta. Check out this post for my top 3 wellness take aways from my trip.

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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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