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11 Essential Health Questions To Ask Yourself Every Fall

We are in mid September now, and the fall Equinox is this Saturday. And for so many of us, shorter days and longer nights means a dip in our mood.   Fortunately, there are lots of great things to do to get prepared as the seasons change. Of course there are things like pulling out your sweaters and boots and knitting a scarf or two and planting a winter garden and getting the fireplace cleaned that you might look forward to this fall. But one thing that I get every year, and absolutely never look forward to, is a drop …

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11 Holistic Ways To Feel Your Best This Fall

We are in mid September now, and the fall Equinox is this Friday. And for so many of us… …shorter days and longer nights means a dip in our mood.   Fortunately, there are lots of great things to do to get prepared as the seasons change.   Of course there are things like pulling out your sweaters and boots and knitting a scarf or two and planting a winter garden and getting the fireplace cleaned that you might look forward to this fall. But one thing that I get every year, and absolutely never look forward to, is a …

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Release Stuck Emotions To Improve Your Health (Here’s How)

  As energy naturally flows through your body, it gives rise to emotions… emotions are the body’s natural energetic release valve.     Often we are tempted to label this as a bad thing…. as something gone wrong if we are feeling something intense. But when energy is flowing through your body — this is never a bad thing. Change and flow and sensation and emotion are all essential to life. The body giving rise to emotions and symptoms is a really good thing. When the energy is flowing unrestricted through your body, you are releasing the old and welcoming …

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Your Skin Is Trying To Tell You Something

Skin can speak to us through the location of the eczema patches we have, through acne, through dry tight skin, hives, changes in hair growth, pigmentation, wrinkles, stretch marks… …and much, much more.     Skin can speak subtly through chronic messages that it whispers to you your entire life… ….or skin can scream loudly and angrily during acute transitions and times of crisis.   But no matter how your skin speaks to you, there is always a message to be appreciated.     Because our skin replicates so quickly, it is a wonderful mirror for what is going on …

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Low Vit D Linked To Increase In Dementia And Broken Bones (You Can Prevent It)

Low vitamin D levels are associated with a substantial acceleration of memory loss and cognitive decline, a new study shows.   Published Sept 14, 2015 in JAMA Neurology, researchers looked at baseline vitamin D levels and mental status change in over 380 adults (average age 75 years old.)   Here is what they found:   35% of participants were vit D insufficient. Average vit D levels were lowest among participants found to have dementia (average levels were 16 ng/mL — goal vit D levels are 40 ng/mL or higher according to the Vitamin D Council.) Followed for almost 5 years, …

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Your Essential Fall Checklist

September has begun, and that means fall is just around the corner. And for so many of us… …shorter days and longer nights means a dip in our mood.     Fortunately, there are lots of great things to do to get prepared as the seasons change.   Of course there are things like pulling out your sweaters and boots and knitting a scarf or two and planting a winter garden and getting the fireplace cleaned. But I want to share with you today my annual fall post — a collection of 10 personal things that I do to prepare …

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Detox Bootcamp: 5 Days To Renewal

Wow. This week we welcome September! We are headed into fall… (where did the first half of 2015 go!?!?!) …and like I do every year when the earth begins to transition to cooler temps, leaves changing and shedding and the earth diving inwards for renewal… …I want to dive deeper and detox my own body, from the inside out. There are a million ways to do this… strict raw food diets and prolonged fasting and colonics and a ton of wonderful different ways to feel like you are starting fall with a new you.   For me, I go with …

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