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Nervous System Overload

Stressed?  Of course you are.  We all are.  Our nervous systems are still living in the stone age, when stress was a very different animal.  Back in the days before cell phones, mechanized transit, and artificial light at night, our

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Moving Forward

It is almost the New Year.  That’s right, time to make resolutions that promise great beginnings, only to be left in the dust by Valentine’s Day (or by the second week of January!).  What if you could make lasting changes

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Change and the unknown

As I take the plunge into my own unknown, I invite you all to stretch, grow, change, and take a plunge of your own. What are you not doing because it is scary? What can you envision for your future?

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Breakfast!

I love breakfast foods, but the typical high carbohydrate, high sugar weekend breakfast will leave me feeling bloated and exhausted in a few hours. Check out what I cooked for my family this morning – so much more nutritious and filling than the standard weekend breakfast options.

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Food Sensitivities

What is a food senstivity? Reactions to foods can come in many forms – digestive disturbance, mood change, chronic pain, and other symptoms. While a severe allergic reaction to foods, such as anaphylaxis, can be life-threatening, other food reactions are

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New Years Solutions

I like to think about solutions, as opposed to resolutions.  To me, if I am unsatisfied with an aspect of my life, it is far easier to remedy if I can come up with a solution.  A resolution, on the

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Adrenal Fatigue – What Is It?

The adrenal glands sit on top of the kidneys, and produce many hormones including cortisol, aldosterone, epinephrine, norepinephrine, and DHEA, among others.  These glands are responsible for our fight-or-flight stress response, and are commonly functioning at suboptimal capacity in our

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