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The Medicine of Social Connection

As humans, we are created for relationships. From birth, we rely on other humans to meet our needs, both physical and emotional. Much of our identity and how we perceive the world comes from our interpersonal interactions. The medicine of social connection goes way beyond just being happy and fulfilled. Health Benefits of Social Connection ... Read more

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3 Ways Your Period Affects Sleep and What You Can Do About it

As if cramps, mood swings, fatigue, and insatiable food cravings aren’t enough, you may have noticed that you don’t seem to sleep well around the time of your period. Well girls, you’re not alone. There are lots of ways your period affects sleep. While there isn’t always much we can do, there are some things ... Read more

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Detoxifying the Liver: 5 things to avoid and 5 things to consume

Your liver is responsible for over 400 essential functions in your body. It sifts through literally everything that enters your body, so it’s important to make sure it’s operating in tip-top shape. Detoxifying the liver helps reduce toxins, which can improve overall health and often leads to weight loss. The Role of the Liver The liver’s ... Read more

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7 Step Guide to Making Decisions

Do you feel overwhelmed by the constant pressure to look right, act right, and be perfect? Instead of trusting everyone else’s opinion, this guide will teach you 7 steps to make decisions that honor your inner voice, optimize health, and serve your higher purpose. This guide will teach you how to cut through the confusion and decide.

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In Offense of Masks

Ok. . .here goes. For months, people have been sending me messages regarding the use of masks to protect against the transmission of COVID-19. Many of you agree with me about the unnecessary use of wearing cloth or surgical masks in public. Others disagree and have engaged in some intelligent dialogue, while others have been, ... Read more

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Health Benefits of Vitamin D: Why we need the sunshine vitamin

Vitamin D, sometimes referred to as the sun vitamin, is readily available by simply soaking up some rays. So then why are so many people vitamin D deficient? Read on to find out the health benefits of vitamin D and how to ensure that you are getting your fair share. What is Vitamin D and ... Read more

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Nutraceuticals for Stress and Anxiety

In this fast-paced day and age, so many men, women, teens, and even children suffer from stress, anxiety, and depression. And all too often, the knee-jerk reaction is to pop a few magic pills for some relief. However, many people are aware of the negative short- and long-term side effects of mood-regulating drugs. Fortunately, there ... Read more

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8 Ways Thinx Makes Your Period More Bearable

If you’ve followed me for long, then you know I am a big fan of Thinx period underwear. When I first heard of Thinx, I was totally skeptical, but after using them for one period, I was a convert. You can read about that first experience here. I still get tons of questions about Thinx, ... Read more

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Free Essentials Download

Essentials is an educational tool like no other. 75 easy to understand answers about essential oils and supplements. This book teaches you to cut through bad blogs and misinformation online. I want to give you the first 5 chapters for free!

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Balancing Chakras: The Basics

To start balancing chakras you must start at the root chakra. Located on the base of the perineum, the root chakra is the connection to the earth and what ensures that you feel grounded and balanced no matter where you are.

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Natural Postpartum Care

Your bundle of joy will be here soon. You can’t wait for all the baby snuggles, feedings, family visits, and all the joy that comes with a newborn. But have you thought about the recovery process for mom? As you transition to taking care of a baby, your postpartum body needs time and attention to ... Read more

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Immune System Structure and Function

The intricately-designed immune system plays an essential role in our health and wellness. As long as it runs smoothly, you aren’t even aware it’s there. But if it stops working properly, you get ill. And what happens when you have an immune system organ removed? Understanding immune system structure and function can help us make ... Read more

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How to Talk to Your Daughter About Her First Period

Menstruation can be a daunting topic for parents and young girls. You may feel a bit uneasy about talking to your daughter about such a sensitive subject. But discussing puberty, changes in her body, and menstruation is important before she experiences her first period. With a little forethought, you can have candid, positive conversations about menstruation ... Read more

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Natural Remedies for Allergies

Ahh springtime. The flowers and trees are blooming, and the birds and bees have come to life. But for nearly 30 million Americans who suffer from seasonal allergies, springtime represents itching, sneezing, watery eyes, coughing, asthma attacks, and skin irritations. And it’s not just spring either; seasonal allergies can happen in the fall and even ... Read more