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5 Ways to Beat the Negative Self-talk That’s Holding You Back

April is Stress Awareness Month and we’re celebrating in the Simple Stress Reduction Facebook group with…

Can't Meditate? Here are 9 Other Ways to Break Free From Stress

I hear this often “I can’t meditate,” or “I’m just not good at meditation.” I get…

Mindfulness and Meditation for Stress Reduction

Reducing the effects of stress on your body requires more than just taking a break from…

Signs You Have a Hormone Imbalance & What To Do About It

Listen up! If you’re under a lot of stress I want you to pay close attention…

Is Stress Messing With Your Health?

I’ve always been an achiever. In grade school I’d study and re-do school projects while other…

What You Need to Know About Elimination Diets

If you’re experiencing symptoms and can’t seem to find a cause, an elimination diet might a…

What is Processed Food?

There’s a ton of conflicting nutrition information out there. It seems like there are 1,000 different…

Everything You Need to Know About Prebiotics

We’ve been talking about gut health on the blog the past few weeks and I’ve got…

How to Help a Leaky Gut

If you’ve read our blog “Do I Have a Leaky Gut” you might have ended up…

How Do I Know if I Have a Leaky Gut?

It might surprise you to know that symptoms of leaky gut might have nothing to do…

Food Thickeners, Here’s What You Need to Know

We’re all aware that packaged foods have additional ingredients. Some are more harmful for our health…

Intermittent fasting: Is it the key to losing weight?

It can be tempting to jump on the latest diet trend, especially if you need to…

Creating a Mindset for Health

As a holistic practitioner I look at the WHOLE person, not just your parts. Thinking holistically…

What’s better Antioxidant Foods or Supplements?

We live in a short-cut society. We want things big, and awesome, and we want them…

Which Foods Can Help With High Blood Pressure?

Guess how many people have high blood pressure? A billion! It’s said to be the “#1 risk factor for death…

Your Thyroid: Foods and Nutrients to Help Keep it Healthy

The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland in your neck that releases hormones. Thyroid hormones help your body regulate a few…

Vitamin K: The Amazing Nutrient You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

Vitamin what? K? Yup! Why’d they skip vitamins F, G, H, I & J? Great question! It’s because the "K"…

What to Eat for Healthy Skin

There are so many things that can go wrong with your skin: dryness, redness, blemishes, etc. Healthy skin is a…

Natural Remedies for Cold & Flu

Getting a common cold doesn’t have to be so… common. There are things you can do naturally to decrease your…

What to Avoid if You Get Migraines

Migraine headaches can be terrible. The pain, vision problems (including aura), nausea, etc. can be debilitating; especially if they stick…

What is the Satiety Index?

You’ve likely noticed that some foods keep you feeling full longer? While others leave you feeling snacky an hour later?…

The True Health Benefits of Exercise

Exercise. It can improve your health on all levels. I’m not just talking about being fit and stronger. Exercise can…

Need Help Going Dairy-free? Here are 6 Great Substitutes

If you're reading this, you’re likely considering (or already are) removing dairy from your diet. You may have an intolerance,…

Green Tea vs. Black Tea

Tea is said to be the most popular beverage in the world. It’s been consumed for thousands of years by…