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 to Cope with the Denial of Chronic Illness

How to Cope with the Denial of Chronic Illness

At some point on your journey with chronic illness, were you accused of being in denial? It is a term used to describe the reaction of individuals confronted with death, trauma, or addiction. It is also used to refer to women coping with the stress of invisible, rare,...
3 Reasons to Consider Avoiding the Flu Vaccine

3 Reasons to Consider Avoiding the Flu Vaccine

This year’s flu season is already in full swing and so begins the Great Flu Debate of 2017, an annual discussion revisited each October at the start of the flu season, one which continues through the season’s peak in February and finally levels off sometime in May....
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...