Circle of Life … your physical activity!

Were you able to glean any wisdom from last week’s Circle of Life focus on “Relationships?”  I would love to know your thoughts and if there are issues you are struggling with, just know I’m here to help. This week I want to discuss on the area of physical activity.  On my Circle of Life, this is one area that…

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Circle of Life … your relationships!

I hope you were able to download the Circle of Life and determine where you are on each spoke of the Wheel. This week I want to discuss the area of relationships and the importance of them.  Having healthy, supportive, and loving relationships is so important to our health and well-being.  I remember years ago when my marriage was not…

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Circle of Life … what are your results?

When I am working with a Health Coaching client, we begin by looking at Primary Foods not just Secondary Foods (foods you eat).  What are Primary Foods?  It’s your relationships, your physical activity, your career and your spirituality.  If anyone of those areas is out of whack, trying to encourage you to eat more broccoli might not be the first…

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Calming Down Your Sympathetic Nervous System

As a follow-up to my prior Blog posts about stress, I want to offer you a “breathing” strategy that could help you calm you Sympathetic Nervous System.  Remember your Sympathetic Nervous System is that “fight or flight mode.”  Great mode to be in if you are in danger.  But when life around you are calm, this is not a healthy…

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The Dangers of Fluoride!

I remember years ago taking my daughter to the dentist for the first time.  She was 3 or 4 years old.  I loved this Dentist.  He gave my daughter an experience that I never had as a child as I was terrified to go.  Could be that when I had a cavity my teeth were drilled with no Novocain.  But…

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Untreated Stress

What is the definition of stress?  Stress is basically how our body responds to change.  This change can be good or can be difficult. Sometimes I feel my level of stress rise up when I’m getting ready to travel and go on a vacation.  As I am organizing, packing and preparing for my trip, there is a level of stress…

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What Causes Insomnia in Aging Women?

Throughout our life we can have times, seasons or years of dealing with lack of sleep or insomnia.  There are a number of reasons that we can be dealing with this issue and the good news is we can move beyond it.  But as we age and begin to have changes in our body, insomnia can pop its ugly head…

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Essential Oils for Sleep!

You have probably heard over and over how important sleep is for you and that when you don’t get enough sleep your body could not … Heal itself Detox itself Regenerate its cells Give your body the rest it needs Clear your mind Strengthen your immune system … just to name a few. But what do you do when sleep…

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Helpful Tips For Taking Care of Your Skin

Do you know what the largest organ of your body is?  Well if you said your skin, you would be correct. Internally, your largest organ is your liver.  But on your overall body, your skin is the largest organ.  How you take care of it is critical to its overall health as well as your body’s overall health. I’m giving…

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Adrenal Fatigue – What to Do?

Adrenal Fatigue is something you may or may not be able to determine you have without the guidance of a physician … and preferably a Find a Functional Medicine Practitioner. Your adrenal glands are located above your kidneys and produce hormones that control your immune system, regulate your metabolic system and help maintain your blood pressure.  They also secrete cortisol…

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