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Which is the best springtime cleanse for you?

My husband and I recently began monthly “healthy habit” challenges to establish certain wellness practices that we wanted a more regular part of our lives.  Each month, we decide on a practice, set up a simple daily habit and hold each other accountable to do it every day for a full month. Earlier this month, (read more…)

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How to eliminate overwhelm and get “Big Things” done

“Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.” – Vincent Van Gogh Have you ever rock climbed?  I can remember many summer days when I was going to college in California on heated rock faces in the foothills of the Sierra mountains. While I was never a master climber, I enjoyed (read more…)

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What’s wrong with your morning cup of joe?

A mother, Anne, who was taking one of my courses on stress and our hormonal health emailed me this question, “I start my day with steamy hot coffee and half & half. The morning ritual is so comforting to me. Sitting, cozy on the couch with hot coffee, a blanket, and my Bible. Love it! (read more…)

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8 hidden meanings behind cravings

Most of us don’t give our body much thought until something goes wrong and it causes us pain or discomfort. But when you begin to tune in, you’ll find that your body actually has exquisite ways to communicate all sorts of important information with you. And one of the ways it does this is through (read more…)

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11 strategies for a morning routine (when you can NOT wake up before the kids)

I think the most common issue moms share is sleep deprivation. Personally, before having children, I assumed severe lack of sleep was limited to the early infant months. Little did I know just how long the broken sleep goes for while raising kids. Between middle-of-the-night spooks, bed wetting, bathroom trips and sick days—most mamas are not (read more…)

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