Blog — Wellness

How Pouring From An Empty Cup Truly Affects Your Body And Mind

How Pouring From An Empty Cup Truly Affects Your Body And Mind

There are moments when you feel like you’re on top of the world. And there are moments when it feels like everything is crashing down. On any given day, you could be experiencing either. Or both. I...

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How To Set (And Stick With!) An Exercise Routine

How To Set (And Stick With!) An Exercise Routine

New habits take anywhere from 18 to 254 days to put into place (with an average of 66 days).  Yes, really. A quick check of the calendar tells us that this post is being written with just three mon...

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Stress Management Is Free… And It’s Essential For Good Health

Stress Management Is Free… And It’s Essential For Good Health

Every one of us has heard that stress is bad for our health. I cover this topic quite a bit because as a board-certified naturopathic doctor, I believe that managing your stress is absolutely essen...

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Loathe Plain Water? Give These Hydration Helpers A Try

Loathe Plain Water? Give These Hydration Helpers A Try

As a naturopathic doctor, I’ve heard every reason in the book why someone might not be able to get in their recommended ounces of water each day.  “I’m too busy,” “I forget,” and the oh-so-common, ...

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Protect Your Microbiome, so It Can Protect YOU!

Protect Your Microbiome, so It Can Protect YOU!

Did you know that there’s an entire universe inside you? Well, it’s true! I’m talking about your gut microbiome—the universe of microbes that live in your intestinal tract. Researchers are discover...

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Menopause and Collagen Loss

Menopause and Collagen Loss

Menopause is so much fun, isn’t it? There are the hot flashes, the mood swings, and (ugh) that tendency to gain two pounds every time you even look at a cookie.  And here’s the thing that upsets me...

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Vitamin C: The immune system builder that’s right in your fridge!

Vitamin C: The immune system builder that’s right in your fridge!

One of my mantras is: Build your armor. That’s because it’s a wild world out there, and your body has to be ready to do battle at any moment, it’s crucial to keep your defenses strong. So today, I ...

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Is Chocolate Good for You? Check Out These Benefits...

Is Chocolate Good for You? Check Out These Benefits...

Would you believe that people crave chocolate more than any other food in the world? I do! And I’m not surprised. Chocolate is decadent and delicious. But maybe our bodies also know about all the w...

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5 Reasons Why Exercise is so Important

5 Reasons Why Exercise is so Important

People tend to think that “health experts” don’t get how real people live. But you know what? I do. That’s because I’m a mom, I have a career, and I have a to-do list that’s a mile long. So one thi...

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