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Food for thought: The Power of Food

As the pandemic unfolded, the mental health epidemic slowly began to reveal itself. Typically mental health – particularly the darker side of it remains shrouded in taboo and silence. Most people who struggle with it do so in secrecy, never revealing the extent to which it affects their day-to-day lives and those they love. With …

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Life By Design Not Default

One of the reasons I have been reluctant to write about nutrition has to do with what I suspect is at the root of why many of us play small and tiptoe around what we know best – shame.  Shame prevented nutrition improvement I was ashamed of my history of anorexia and trauma. That nagging …

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Seven Ways To Stimulate The Vagus Nerve

The gut is not only the key to health but the key to happiness as well! It plays a role in stress modulation by transmitting signals to and from the brain via neurotransmitters, along the vagus nerve. The vagus nerve is the biggest nerve in the body, extending all the way from the brain stem …

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Intermittent Fasting For Health And Happiness

Intermittent fasting has been an approach to food and diet for thousands of years. Monks, yogis, and laymen pursuing spiritual fulfillment used fasting as a tool to attain purity and enlightenment. The space that opens when we’re not bogged down by excessive consumption can be a beautiful, illuminating space to explore.  Where intermittent fasting began …

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The Difference Between Meditation and Breathwork

Breathwork and meditation are often confused. The two are not, however, the same. Breathwork is the intentional manipulation of the breath for extended periods to induce various effects on the mind and body. Meditation observes the breath and its natural rhythm remains.  What is breathwork? While some consider Breathwork a form of meditation, I believe …

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Highly Personalized Integrative nutrition and wellness program

Many nutrition experts give their clients a long list of foods to avoid, but it ends up turning people off food. That’s why I offer an extended 6-month Nutrition & Transformation Program that’s all about abundance, not deprivation. I advise my clients to eat good, healthy food that naturally curbs their desire for unhealthy food. …

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