Category Archives: Stress Management

15 Ways to Practice Self-Care Over the Holidays

This post may contain affiliate links. It does not cost you anything and helps maintain the free information on this site, as well as answer the questions of “what brand do you use?” Please know I never personally recommend any product or service I wouldn’t use on my own family. During the holidays, things can […]

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Healthy Habits 101: How to Make Changes that Last

When it comes to changing our health, the world is filled with success stories and life-changing transformations. Take a look at the about page on other blogs, and you’ll see them there – people sharing stories of healing diseases or losing weight by changing their diets. You can see the dramatic change through stories or pictures […]

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Why You Should Ditch the BMI Scale

At my last physical a few years ago, the nurse weighed me and asked me a few questions before the visit. She mentioned “Oh, I see your weight is healthy and within the normal BMI,” and without hesitation asked “So, I’m assuming you eat pretty well and exercise, then?” She made the automatic assumption that […]

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Let’s Get Personal :: How HTMA Has Changed My Life

I talk a lot about hair tissue mineral analysis (HTMA) (affiliate link) because it has literally changed my life. I really wish I’d known about this test years ago — I would have saved a ton of time and money and may have actually been able to avoid some of the chronic health problems I am […]

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7 Negative Thoughts That Are Ruining Your Life

We all have days when negative or self-defeating thoughts slither into our heads. It’s normal. However, what you do with them is another story. For me personally, I’m one of those people that gets a negative thought in my mind and it stays there for the next week, ruining my days. I obsess over them […]

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5 Steps to Start Intuitive Eating by Listening to your Body

Have you ever felt overwhelmed or confused by the endless nutrition and health information out there? It’s okay if you do – I used to as well! I didn’t know if I needed to follow a low-carb, high-fat, paleo, vegetarian, or gluten-free diet – or all of them mixed together! If I followed all the popular […]

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