terrain theory - when the terrain is healthy...
healthy living

Microbe vs Terrain Theory

There's a story behind this quote I think everyone should hear. I want to share it with you today but first... I have to be clear. I've seen this quote shared with messages against masks. This is not how I interpret the message here. Masks, social distancing, hand washing are all part of how we are… Continue reading Microbe vs Terrain Theory

health coaching

What Everyone Needs to Know About Stress and the Immune System

We've heard it before: Stress is like kryptonite to our health, particularly our immune system. The more we're able to reduce stress, to even avoid entirely (yes, it's totally possible.... I'm going to show you how), the stronger your immune system will be and the more resilient you'll be overall. Usually this is where I… Continue reading What Everyone Needs to Know About Stress and the Immune System

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health, health coaching

10 Ways To Boost Your Natural Immunity

We're all on high alert right now with the spread of COVID-19 happening around the world. There's a lot of information coming at us about this virus and it can be hard to make sense of what's real, what to expect and what to do with it all. One important thing to remember: There are… Continue reading 10 Ways To Boost Your Natural Immunity

new year planning
health coaching, life

Not Feeling the NYR? Try This New Year Ritual… (Part 3)

This new year ritual post is the third post in a series with ideas to help you start your new year strong, and with a renewed sense of purpose and motivation besides the traditional "new year resolution." I hope you'll find the thing that works best for you. If you missed post No. 1 you can read… Continue reading Not Feeling the NYR? Try This New Year Ritual… (Part 3)

new years habits
health coaching, life

Not Feeling the New Year Resolution This Year? Set These Instead…

This post is the first in a series with ideas to help you start your new year strong, and with a renewed sense of purpose and motivation besides the traditional "new year resolution." I hope you'll find the thing that works best for you. Read part 2 here. I love that new year feeling - there's… Continue reading Not Feeling the New Year Resolution This Year? Set These Instead…

health, kids

5 Things I Do (and Don’t) When My Kids are Fighting a Cold

As not fun as it is to have a sick kid, I gotta admit, I do love the couch snuggles... One of us was sick last week (can you tell which one?) with a fever, runny nose and a cough. Thankfully the really "sick" part only lasted about 24 hours, which I credit a lot… Continue reading 5 Things I Do (and Don’t) When My Kids are Fighting a Cold

life

My Healing Story – Part I: What Do You Mean I Have an Autoimmune Disease?

This is something I've been wanting to write to you about for a long time and I’m ready now. I want to share more of my healing story with you. First though I have to tell you, I started writing it down and it got a little long so this is going to be a… Continue reading My Healing Story – Part I: What Do You Mean I Have an Autoimmune Disease?

mothers day gift guide
healthy living

The Ultimate “Super Mom” Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Usually I'm not that great at thinking of things I want for holidays. Any other time of the year away from Christmas, my birthday and Mother's Day I can find plenty of wants. But ask me right before one of these dates when someone might actually buy me a present and my mind is blank.… Continue reading The Ultimate “Super Mom” Mother’s Day Gift Guide

kick a cold fast
health

Here’s Exactly What I Did to Kick a Cold Fast (in 24-36 hours)

I wasn't feeling so hot last week. A little cold had me all scratchy throat, sexy voice, not so sexy phlegmy. Timing could not have been worse either - it was the night before Valentine's Day and just a couple of days before a holiday weekend and trip away with dear friends. What did I do?… Continue reading Here’s Exactly What I Did to Kick a Cold Fast (in 24-36 hours)

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health

10 Foods To Help You Detox Every Day

I have to tell you something - I've never done a juice cleanse. Like most normal people the thought of not being able to eat, chew, for days on end makes me feel a little anxious. I've done other types of detox diets, and I absolutely believe in giving your system a break for some deeper… Continue reading 10 Foods To Help You Detox Every Day