healthy holiday gift guide

The other day my friend suggested that I create a healthy living resource list. Family, friends, and health coaching clients often send me a text or email asking for recommendations on certain products. All of the gift ideas on the list are items that I use. You will recognize many of the products from my…

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healthy holiday Lyme disease

Before your Lyme disease diagnosis, the typical holiday drill went something like this: a flurry of appetizers followed by a raucous feast. Then, a couple of trips to the dessert table until the tryptophan from the turkey kicked into high gear. Then, you are dozing off the food high until it was time for turkey…

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lyme disease

(This post contains affiliate links) In the spring of 2009, there was a war waging inside my body. I sat on the edge of my bed that morning and forced myself to get dressed. Lyme Disease had crept in and cunningly hijacked my health. I would soon learn the benefits of an integrative approach to…

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If you feel like the sugar demon has its grip on you, and you can’t see a way to break free, well, I’ve got some tips on how to slay that monster once and for all. You can kick the sugar habit in 30 days. Why thirty days? Because, yes, you can do anything for…

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lose weight and improve health

Because of my work as a faith-based health and wellness coach, people often ask me about soulful ways to cultivate or make changes to their lifestyle. Most people start with “What is the quickest way to lose a few pounds?” or “Why am I chronically tired?”  To lose weight and improve your health can often…

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body positivity

I recently met a friend for coffee, and before I took one sip of my latte, she said, “I’ve been ignoring my obesity and calling it body positivity?” I am her skinny friend who wears a size two. She lovingly gives me the eye roll whenever I bring my signature healthy recipes to our Bible…

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what we learned

New York Times best-selling author Lori Gottlieb says, “Most big transformations come about from the hundreds of tiny, almost imperceptible, steps we take along the way.”  The simple things I learned – this summer of 2020 felt subtle, almost silent like I wasn’t making any progress or change at all. The things I learned weren’t…

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