managing stress

A recent, widely circulated statistic found that “stress accounts for 75%-90% of all visits to the physician.” So why aren’t we devoted to finding ways, preferably holistic, to manage stress effectively? Stress and Your Body When stress is a normal part of your day, it’s easy to ignore the signs. Routine pressure is constant, as…

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what i learned

This spring, days melted into weeks then spilled into a pool of months. Before long, an entire season came and went. With personal freedom sharply restricted, I learned to appreciate some of the things I once took for granted. Each season, Emily P. Freeman invites writers to share what they learned. She graciously posts our…

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soulful healthy living thanks to COVID-10

Let the physical and emotional trials brought on by COVID-19 prompt you to rediscover soulful healthy living so that you can serve God and others from a place of spiritual and physical wholeness. Maybe you haven’t been personally afflicted by the C-virus. Even so, the pandemic altered our lives in many ways. In many ways,…

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meal planning

{This post contains affiliate links} Meal planning can be a tool that moves you in the direction of wellness. Farmer’s Market guru and real food advocate, Nina Planck, reminds us that we should “eat freely, for health and pleasure.” It’s possible to do both. Eating freely and with pleasure calls for us to make conscious…

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lifestyle changes

Deep down, you know that you need to change your lifestyle habits, but hiking barefoot in the dead of winter seems easier than taking the next step toward change. I am here to help you cultivate sustainable and soulful lifestyle changes in your health and wellness that last. Unless faced with a health crisis or…

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milled grain

You can travel anywhere in the world and experience bread in some form. It’s the food that unites cultures. In the last two decades, though, many Americans, for a good reason, removed commercially processed bread from the table. Bread could reclaim its place back into the kitchen if we cultivate the practice of milling our…

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food supply

As the global pandemic washes over America in a great wave, it forces us to evaluate the need for change in the way we view healthy living. Now more than ever, the impending crisis, an upheaval that, in part, urges us to resourcefully sustain a lifestyle of healthy living while navigating food shortages. I am…

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