Wellness

Essential Oils: Can They Really Help?

essential oils

My Exploration With Essential Oils I have been pretty late to the game when it comes to essential oils. I just started experimenting with them starting about a month ago. Personally, I have noticed that they help alleviate my symptoms, especially with anxiousness. As a caveat, I do not have diagnosed anxiety, but only a…

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Vegetable and Grain Salad

vegetable and grain salad

In the summer, I love to incorporate as many fresh vegetables as possible into every meal. Yes, we have access to most produce on a daily basis. But I swear fruits and veggies taste so much better when they’re in season. Today’s recipe is for a vegetable and grain salad. This salad is loaded with…

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Functionally Fit: The Old Man Series

functionally fit

I love to run. It’s a love that started when I tried competitive running in junior high. And it is something I have continued with now into my 50’s. Running gives me a sense of freedom. It’s supportive not only in my physical health but my mental health as well. Running isn’t anything fancy and…

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How Journaling Helped Me Become Mindful

journaling helped me become mindful

Journaling is perhaps one of the more commonly recommended self-reflection techniques. This is for good reason – it ensures a certain amount of time spent in reflection, it is therapeutic, and it helps detox your mind through processing. This practice does not have to be every day, though, as is so often prescribed. Once a…

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Summer Cleaning

summer cleaning

Well, it seems we skipped past spring, as summer has already been in full bloom!  Is your body in need of some summer cleaning?  Do you find yourself sitting for the majority of the day, choosing processed food, or feeling tired and stressed out frequently? Here are 5 tips to getting your body functioning back to…

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Missing My Meals!

missing my meals

Another Chapter in My Meal Prep Adventure I needed to write this blog after missing my meals and an entire week of meal prepping. We were out of state for a college graduation and did not get home until midnight on Sunday so meal prep was impossible last week. We reverted back to our old pattern of buying…

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A Mindful Eating Blog

mindful eating blog

Mindful eating can help with so many of people’s’ common ailments. How many people have multiple stomach aches every week and are constantly hungry? When I eat slower, I tend to eat less, better absorb my food, and feel more satisfied with my meals. I used to have so many problems: overeating, always famished, frequent…

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Whole Foods Cleanse…?

whole foods cleanse

Spring is finally here and we’re already anticipating the summer months. Like every year, this is the time where most of us start to fret. We’re trading sweaters and pants for shorts and swimsuits and aren’t exactly feeling the greatest about our appearance. Our social media and news streams are flooded with quick fix advertisements:…

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Time to Meal Prep

time to meal prep

Time.  I didn’t have much of it the last few weeks.  I had  gym events the last few weekends. Then I was on call for my pediatric practice this past weekend. I was way too tired and cranky to take time to meal prep.

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A Weekend of Seminars!

weekend of seminars

Well friends, can you believe it’s already May? Seriously, where does the time go? We also can’t believe we are also gearing up for our 5th Wellness Series Seminar! The Wellness Series Seminars are something we look forward to hosting every month. We love sharing our knowledge and expertise with you. And we especially love…

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