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How CBD Oil May Help Treat Difficult Or Chronic Skin Conditions

    Cannabinoid receptors are found all throughout our body, including throughout our skin. CBD is incredibly anti-inflammatory and soothing (if you want to hear me speak about the role of CBD in trauma recovery, you can listen to my podcast on that here) so it’s no surprise that researchers have found several different cannabinoid receptors in the skin. Both cannabinoid receptors type 1 and type 2 (CB1 and CB2) are found in all skin, and help regulate everything from our hair growth to our skin’s immune system to it’s oil production.  CB1 and CB2 receptors have been found in …

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6 Ways You Can Do To Make Spending Time In The Sun Safer, Do You Know Them All?

      This spring, I’d love to encourage you to move as many of your indoor activities outside as possible, and if you missed it, this blog post on 10 activites you should definitly be doing outside will help give you ideas for that! This brings up concerns about skin cancer and photo aging effects from sun exposure — but don’t let that stop you from going outside. Here’s why: A large medical study published in the Journal of Internal Medicine found that folks who avoided sun exposure actually had a shorter life span… with a decreased life expectancy …

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My Favorite 7 Health Benefits That Women Enjoy When They Get Grounded

      There are so many wonderful reasons for women to connect with Mother Earth — and they are medically studied, with proof that the earth offers clinically significant benefits. That’s why grounding is one of my favorite recommendations to treat a variety of female health issues as well as protect future wellness. Today I wanted to run through my favorite 7 reasons I love grounding for women… just a quick overview for you along with lots of resources to dive deeper into any topic that calls to you. Please share this list with the women in your life …

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My Top 6 Holistic Tips To Protect Your Skin From Sun Damage

      In honor of Earth Day this April, I’m going to do a 5 part series over the next 5 weeks to encourage you to get outside and get grounded — it is an absolutely essential part of your spring healing plan! Here are the next 5 blog posts: A new study helps to explain why grounding boosts your mood My top 10 indoor activities to take outside this spring and summer Holistic sun protection: tips to know before going outside Replacing minerals to boost your conductivity and avoid dehydration this spring and summer Holistic skin care support: …

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Self Care… A Healing Gift You Can Give Yourself. Here’s How:

  I truly believe that even with the stress of everything we are facing right now, we can still feel healthier than ever if we intentionally set up some supportive, comforting and deeply healing health routines. So all winter long, I’m going to be giving you a weekly blog post full of uplifting ways to improve your health, and every single idea is something you can do right in the comfort of your own home. Social distancing approved. It’s a new mini-series I’m releasing for you to help improve your health over these next three winter months. Forward this newsletter …

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Holistic Healing Support For Summer Skin Care Woes

    Last week I told you all about how to naturally protect skin from burns and photoaging.   Today let’s talk about and heal all of your summer skin care concerns holistically… everything from: yeast overgrowth athletes foot cuts and scrapes bug bites and more… I’ve got you covered! Let’s go:     1. Treating Yeast Overgrowth   First, the energetic imbalance behind a yeast overgrowth… being too sweet! Literally! Yeast tend to take advantage of hosts that allow an imbalance to take hold. I always like to ask patients if there are any areas of their life what …

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It’s Summer: Decrease Your Skin Cancer & Photoaging Risk, Naturally

    Well it’s finally summer, and we can capitalize on the fact that outdoors is the safest place to be (even the CDC has published recommendations that all windows in homes, offices, and schools be kept open to increase venhilation) you can take advantage of the fact that sunlight is naturally germicidal and the Vitamin D boost you get is naturally immune boosting and move all of your indoor activities outside! So this brings up concerns about skin cancer and photo aging effects from sun exposure — but don’t let that stop you from going outside. Here’s why. A …

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