Embracing Our Wellness Challenges

Life deals us challenges. Of that I have no doubt. It’s how we respond to those challenges that define us. I have scoliosis. And since June is officially National Scoliosis Awareness Month, I thought I’d take the time to share my story with you. I’ve known of my scoliosis since the sixth grade. It’s defined…

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Exceptional Selections for Better Snacking and Shopping

Making consistently better choices when it comes to nutrition can be hard. There are so many labels to read. So much research to do. So many brands to choose from. And even if we’re highly educated to make a better choice, the appeal of unhealthy options are so prevalent in our society that it can feel…

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Travel with These Top Five Essential Oils

I’m a wanderlust at heart and absolutely love to travel. I travel often for work and even sometimes pleasure. However, traveling can make it very challenging to keep my personal wellness in balance. Incorporating essential oils into my travel routine has been a lifesaver in that effort! Thus my biggest worry when I’m packing for my next…

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Not All Coffees Are Created Equal

Your morning cup of coffee provides more than a jolt of caffeine—it can have significant health benefits too!  It can protect against type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease to lowering rates of depression, to cancer protection and asthma control. For these reasons, you’ll want to choose your coffee wisely. There are a lot of coffees out there, so understanding labels (organic,…

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Ovarian Cancer Awareness: The Waiting Room

September is ovarian cancer awareness month so it seems fitting that I share my story about awareness at this time. This has been a stressful summer—and, I’ll be honest, a series of crazy events including the purchase of a new home, a fall down the stairs leading to a broken back, organizing several events, and a demanding travel…

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