Improving Digestion 101

One of the questions I am asked most often by new clients is, “Does it matter what I eat?” You may be one of the many women overwhelmed by all the options out there when it comes to diet and nutrition advice. On a basic level, my answer is simple: Eat real, whole,...

Cultivating Mindfulness 101

When you were first diagnosed with a chronic illness, did you feel like your world was crashing down? Like a performer juggling plates, did you begin to lose your balance and watch the plates drop and break, one by one, as you lost relationships, a career, physical...
How Functional Medicine Treats Autoimmune Disease

How Functional Medicine Treats Autoimmune Disease

The conventional medical system is one that excels at acute care, such as when you are diagnosed with appendicitis or suffer a broken bone. In emergencies such as these, physicians are trained to prescribe specific drugs or surgery to treat your immediate symptoms....
The 7 Best Journals for Your Self-Care Goals

The 7 Best Journals for Your Self-Care Goals

Do you like to journal? The process of writing out your thoughts, intentions, and actions has been scientifically proven to clarify mental abilities and reduce stress. Are you attracted to beautiful, leather-bound journals with thick paper pages, and color-coordinated...
7 Friends Every Woman with Chronic Illness Needs

7 Friends Every Woman with Chronic Illness Needs

You know from firsthand experience that there is no greater litmus test for true friendship than a chronic illness diagnosis. There is nothing like an abrupt and life-changing shift in your health status to weed out the opportunists from the tried-and-true variety of...