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Tips, insights and more. Tune in here each month for a new tantalizing treat. Who knows what I'll be inspired to say!

The Role of Health Coaches

Have you ever thought about why rates of cancer, heart disease, and other illnesses continue to rise, despite increasing healthcare costs? We tend to normalize illness based on how widespread it is in the United States, but illness is not the normal state of our bodies. Read More

Take the Breakfast Experiment

In the world of modern nutrition, almost everyone is on one diet or another, and people dwell on fats, proteins, and lists of “good” and “bad” foods. Low fat, low carb, Paleo, vegan, Atkins…. Read More

Beans: The Longevity Food

“I was determined to know beans.”— Henry David Thoreau, The Bean-Field How about you? How well do you know beans? Did you know that beans are a longevity food? Creamy cannellinis, meaty garbanzos, sweet adzuki, tender pintos, and so many more—beans are one of the most powerful, nutrient-dense plant foods around. Read More

Yes, There’s Plastic in Your Seafood

Researchers have been warning about the dangers of ocean pollution – especially the accumulation of plastic – for decades. However, it is only recently that comprehensive studies have begun to emerge showing just how contaminated life in the ocean has become. Read More

Forest Bathing: What It Is and Why It's Healthy

Wellness trends come and go, but we can always look to nature for timeless wisdom that’ll never go out of style. If you’ve taken a walk in the woods lately, you probably know what we mean. Read More

7 Healthy Habits to Choose From - Adopt One Today!

Did you read my blog post a little while back about how easy it can be to get healthy and feel your best? I assured you that taking (at least) one small, simple, fun action leads to long-lasting change that helps you feel energized, young, pain- and illness-free, and empowered. If you missed it, check it out here, and now enjoy this follow-up... Read More

4 Simple Ways to Create a Healthier Home Environment

Did you know that health is about way more than what is on your plate? That’s right, your relationships, career, level of fitness, and hobbies all contribute to your well-being – it’s what Health Coaches call primary food. Your home environment is no exception! Read More

8 Ways to Curb a Headache, Particularly the Hormonal Variety

Each month, I get a headache or two, and have to do less, rest more and take care of myself until the moment passes. This moment can last up to about 3 days, but with some helpful tools, a little patience and insight, I can usually endure the pain without too much guilt or frustration. I’m specifically talking about hormonal headaches that only come around once a month. Read More

Black Garlic: A New Superfood?

At first glimpse, you might not be so enthralled to put black garlic on your dinner plate. But looks can be deceiving. Does it resemble little jelly-like pebbles of coal? Sure. But its sweet, non-acrid taste and nutritional benefits might make you a believer... Read More

5 Examples of Everyday Mindfulness (That Aren’t Meditation)

Mindfulness has entered our everyday conversations in a powerful way. But what does it really mean? Jon Kabbat-Zinn, the creator of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), defines it as such... Read More

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