If you love meditating and do it regularly, you’re still going to want to read this post.
While the health benefits of relaxation techniques like meditation are amazing, there are other ways to relax as well. You may want to try something new or share some of these ideas with a friend or family member who might want to de-stress but just can’t seem to meditate.
Either way, I have you covered with nine non-meditation ways to break free from stress.
And, this week’s recipe relaxes you and smells ah-mazing!read more
“Move more” has been a common mantra for health for decades. But, what does that even mean? What kind of exercise counts? How much do I need?
Maybe the biggest question here is: “What are the true health benefits, anyway?”
In this week’s post, I want to share with you the real, proven health benefits of exercise. Because there are some; there actually are lots!
Plus, if you do heavy workouts and need a replenishing drink, I’ve included a delicious recipe for you too.read more
Do you have symptoms that just don’t seem to go away?
I’m not only talking about just digestive symptoms but any random aches, pains, discomforts, etc.?
One of the trickiest things to figure out is whether a random symptom could be due to a food intolerance. That’s because symptoms can be delayed, or ongoing, and not even resemble a gastrointestinal symptom at all.
In this post, I go over a few of the common symptoms, and two (very) common foods that you may be reacting to, but don’t even know it.read more
How many excuses do you hear yourself saying every day? ‘I couldn’t get this done today because… OR I didn’t have time to do that because…’
Sometimes all it takes to be more ‘productive’ is to simply stop sabotaging yourself and get out of your own way. But not confronting procrastination and all the “I’m too busy” excuses are shining examples of standing in your own way.
So, you’ve got to prioritize achieving results ahead of staying in your comfort zone – and stop making excuses! You’ve probably also heard the phrase, “work smarter, not harder”?
Well, in this post we’re going to give you a ton of ideas for how to do just that… without making excuses 😉
Plus, we’ve got a sweet recipe for your daily bliss + brain boost — a must for taking more action that get the results you’re after.
(Oh, and these little bites will also give you your daily chocolate fix!)read more
Weight loss advice is so common (and contentious) now. There are competing opinions everywhere. I say, forget about “who’s right” and let’s focus on “what’s right.” Because what gets results is what I’m focusing on in this post. I respect you too much to make empty...read more
You totally want to ditch your scale, don't you? You may have this weird kind of relationship with your “weight”. I mean, it doesn't define you (obviously). What you weigh can matter but only to a certain extent. Let's look at your waist circumference (well...you look...read more
You knew there was a bit of an over-emphasis (border lining obsession) about cholesterol, right? Before we jump into some myths let’s make sure we’re on the same page when it comes to what exactly cholesterol is. Myth #1: “Cholesterol” is cholesterol While cholesterol...read more
You may feel tired, cold or that you've gained weight. Maybe your digestion seems a bit more “sluggish”. You may be convinced that your metabolism is slow. Why does this happen? Why do metabolic rates slow down? What can slow my metabolism? Metabolism includes all of...read more
Have you said “bye-bye” to sleeping through the night? Are you feeling exhausted or “running on stress hormones” all day? Do not fear, I have some great tips (and an amazing recipe) for you! The science of sleep is fascinating, complicated and growing Sleep is this...read more
Coffee is one of those things - you either love it or hate it. You know if you like the taste or not (or if it’s just a reason to drink sugar and cream). You know how it makes you feel (i.e. your gut, your mind, etc.). Not to mention the crazy headlines that say...read more