3 Menstrual Myths

Beliefs are certain ideas that we hold onto that we believe. Ha! Imagine that. Many of our beliefs are created when we are so little we do not have a filter for what is harmful and what is helpful. This includes the beliefs we have around our menstrual cycles. We hold...

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How To Make Popsicles At Home

It’s summer time, and it’s hot out there. Whether you are playing or working outside all day, hanging out with friends at the outdoor market, or sweating out all the sweat, you need some damn popsicles! There are few things that can be as satisfying as a popsicle on a...

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Seasonal Eating: Summer Edition

Throughout the last year, I have been posting about each season, and how we can alter our lives a bit to better our health and wellbeing. To be in alignment with the seasons gives us a needed connection to the earth from which we came. Seasonal eating is about eating...

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Foods For An Anti-Stress Life

When the body is under stress for long periods of time (chronic stress), certain nutrients are depleted. This happens because the use of these nutrients are increased to aid the body in response to the prolonged stress response. The body is reacting to the idea that...

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Stress-Free Living in 5 Steps

Stress is all around us and has a negative impact on our body, mind, and spirit. You may find that your periods and moods become erratic, you may get times of diarrhea or constipation, you are extra tired throughout the day, and/or you get sick often if you live under...

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Categories of Stress

Stress is everywhere and because it is our reactions to events, it can be different for everyone. Luckily there are some common triggers of which to be aware. Check out this link to see last week’s post and learn how the body reacts to stress and why chronic stress is...

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Stress And The Body

When I was younger, one of the most annoying things someone could say to me was, “Oh I’m feeling so stressed out. I don’t think I can make it to (insert some get together we were planning.)” I felt like it was such a cop out, and I never really understood it. I...

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My Smoothie Formula

I love smoothies. Some days I have a smoothie for breakfast and another one for lunch or supper – they are that good. Once I learned a simple formula to make them, they have been an easy and time-saving addition to my diet. I know a lot of other people love smoothies...

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Thoughts & Beliefs

I've been thinking a lot lately about the things I tell myself - the recording that I have going on when things get hard, a new opportunity comes up, or even when things are going well. Have you ever paid attention to these? We all have programmed thoughts that come...

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Eating Seasonally – Spring Edition

Spring may have technically come in March, but our weather did not get the memo. The sun is shining today after a few weeks of dreary, cloudy skies and a lot of snow. It is hard to think of spring when there is a fresh layer of the white stuff on the ground. Today is...

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