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8 Unusual But Highly Effective Ways To Release Unwanted Weight

      Last week I shared with you a few tips on how to release weight that accumulates during times of stress. Stress weight gain is different from standard weight gain because it is stress-hormone driven. So focusing on rebalancing your adrenals — not dieting — is what works best. But today, I want to give you a few more tips on releasing regular, non-stress related, weight gain. Normal weight gain over time usually reflects a decrease in metabolism, so I’ve got a fantastic list of actionable tips — taken directly from the medical literature! — that help jumpstart […]

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How To Release Weight Changes That Are Caused By Stress

    Gaining weight (or losing weight) unintentionally is a common response to chronic or acute stress. In fact, a recent poll conducted by the American Psychological Association found that most of us have experienced a significant weight change in the past year, thanks to the overwhelm that the 2020 pandemic brought our way. The poll revealed that 60% of Americans report undesired weight changes as a result of this year long pandemic. 42% of us gained a significant and unwanted amount of weight and almost 20% of us had an undesired and significant loss of weight. But I’m here

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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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Holiday Eating & Drinking Tips To Protect Your Health (+ Avoid Weight Gain)

    Holiday stress isn’t just stress over picking out the perfect gift, or traveling in the midst of a pandemic, or balancing social commitments. Most people report that being surrounded by rich holiday foods, alcohol, impulse eating, and weight gain during the holiday season adds a significant amount of stress as well. So well before the holiday season gets underway — a season that generally starts with Halloween candy binges and doesn’t end until after we ring in 2021 — I wanted to give you a few tips on how to navigate this tricky but wonderful time of comfort

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Getting Outside Today… A New Idea I Tested Out For You And Loved

Time for some uplifting content.   In fact, for the rest of the year, I am planning tons of fun, uplifting blog posts that include fun “trying it out for you” videos (like the one below!) free access to my health ebooks, and even some uplifting artwork that I am painting right now! So today, with this beautiful fall weather arriving, I want to encourage you to head outside and get moving! To walk the walk, instead of just talk the talk, my friend Stacy and I went to a local Nia class and to try out a new form

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Trying To Shed Your Quarantine Weight Gain? 8 Unusual Tips That Will Ensure Success

      Most people have gained a bit of weight as a result of social distancing for the past month or two. With gyms, YMCAs, and most indoor exercise facilities shut down, and even outdoor public spaces like hiking trails, bike paths, beaches, pools, and more shut down, it’s likely that your activity level decreased and your weight increased. It’s okay. Me too. But not only is it actually a good idea to gain a few pounds during a pandemic (see #3 on the list below if you need proof) I’ve got a fantastic list of actionable tips taken

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Grounding While You Eat, A Game Changer For Your Digestion (+ Freebies)

  Why does food always taste better at a picnic? Why does your morning coffee seem so much more satisfying when you take it outside to your front doorstep? Why do you never seem to feel the same heartburn or bloating or indigestion when you eat lunch outside on your lunch break instead of inside at your desk? Why is cooking dinner over an outdoor campfire or grill so much more fulfilling than cooking the same meal indoors?     Grounding has a profound impact on your digestion, boosting your vagal tone (which supports the function of your entire digestive

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