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Essential Oils and Acupressure For Stress Management

We are living in uncertain and challenging times. You don’t have to look far to find news about fear, violence, and heartbreak. It is hard to not feel deeply affected by all of this. So many of us are suffering from anxiety, anger, depression, chronic stress and nervous systems that are frazzled and frayed. We […]

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The Power of Community and Vulnerability in 2017

I have been thinking a lot lately about how to live more openly and more purposefully. 2016 was full of so much contention and division for many, both personally and nationally. Many people’s hearts were broken and many felt validated finally. What I experienced was a deep inquiry into my own beliefs and assumptions and […]

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There Is Nothing Wrong With You

                  “The innocent mistake that keeps us caught in our own particular style of ignorance, unkindness, and shut-downness is that we are never encouraged to see clearly what is, with gentleness. Instead, there’s a kind of basic misunderstanding that we should try to be better than we […]

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Three Conscious Breaths Can Change Your Life

  Our breath is one of the greatest gifts that we have been given and our most powerful resource. It was given to us for free at our birth and waits for us to pay attention to it all of our lives. Our breath carries oxygen, consciousness and awareness to all of the cells of […]

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Whole Food Nutrition Boosts Through Smoothies

Do you want more energy and vitality in your life?   Do you feel like you are too busy to eat healthy?   Does 9-13 servings of fruits and vegetables a day seem overwhelming?   I love making smoothies that pack a lot of nutritional punch and taste great at the same time. I have […]

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The Value of Meditation In Our Lives

We don’t have to look far to find suffering and confusion. If you are like me, it can feel overwhelming and heart breaking to watch the news or engage with the larger world. We live in an age where we are flooded with information. So much of this information can feel polarizing, confusing, or downright […]

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Foundations of Good Health

              I believe it is our birthright to be healthy and happy. We are all familiar with the way that life can knock us off course, and we don’t have to look far to find evidence of suffering. There are many extraordinary practices and modalities like acupuncture, chiropractic care, […]

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Practices For Working with the Stress in Our Lives

  In my last post I talked a about how our nervous system is biologically hardwired to deal with stressful situations. I would like to dive deeper into this physiological response in order to share why it is so important for us to practice methods for retraining our mind. When our brain is alerted to […]

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Healing the Heart – Practices For Difficult Times

It’s human nature to react in horror, anger, and despair to traumatic events. It’s your divine nature to respond in peace, calm and Love. Own them both and then choose which one you will empower ~ Julia Rogers Hamrick We are hardwired for survival. Biologically our nervous system functions to alert us to danger and […]

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5 Simple Nutrition Tips for Sustained Energy and Health

              Focus on eating more good fats, high quality protein and low glycemic fruits and vegetables Start your day with high quality fat and protein – add pasture raised eggs, grass fed plain yogurt, tablespoon of coconut oil to your shakes (even though these things may have more calories […]

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