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Banish the Thanksgiving Bloat!

Are you wondering why your jeans seem to have shrunk even though you have not washed them? Are you needing to give your Lululemons an extra tug, or better yet feel like you want to stretch the elastic out so they fit a little better? Ah…the bleak aftermath of...

Make Thanksgiving A State Of Mind

To me, Thanksgiving has always been a special holiday because its purpose and simplicity appeal. Gratitude is the attitude of this holiday, and that’s especially meaningful to me, since I focus so much in my life and work on the physical and spiritual benefits of...

Mindful Eating

I have spent a good portion of my life being an all-or-nothing kind of girl. This was true in regards to, well, everything. All in or all out. Go big or go home. When it came to my health and lifestyle in my earlier years, my all-or-nothing mentality ran the show. At...

Make Friends with Your Lymph System

Healing is a process, and not a destination. Implementing daily detoxification practices is so important when it comes to helping your body rock. Helping your lymph detoxify is a great place to start. No matter where you are in your healing journey, there is always...

This is a Call to Action on Health Care

What happened yesterday deeply saddens me. As someone with multiple chronic health conditions, reading the Trump Plan for "health care" bill was not only appalling but scary. The medical landscape for those with chronic conditions is disempowering enough... leaving...

Science Lesson: Your Body on Exercise

How often do you think about what movement  and exercise actually do for your body? No matter where you are in your healing journey, there is always something you can do that will help you to feel better and improve your quality of life. Movement is a great place to...

The Thyroid Conversation

Ever hear of Hashimotos? Well if you haven’t, you’re not alone. Hashimoto’s Disease is a condition in which your immune system attacks your thyroid.  Until Gigi Hadid announced that she has the condition, it had rarely been discussed in a big way.  As a fellow glow...

Tapping Magic

No matter where you are in your healing journey, there is always something you can do that will help you to feel better. Emotional Freedom Technique, or EFT, otherwise known as tapping, is a very cool and effective technique to add to your self-care toolbox.Here is an...

So What is a Glow Warrior, Anyway?

So what is a Glow Warrior anyway? I talk about in my book Kicking Sick and I want to talk to you about it today. A GLOW WARRIOR is a person who glows from the inside out; someone who glows in the face of illness and adversity; someone who takes on a difficult...

Reflexology

No matter where you are in your healing journey, there is always something you can do that will help you to feel better. Reflexology is a method of increasing blood flow and relieving pain by stimulating specific pressure points in the feet and hands. Reflexology is...

Beat Flare-Up Days in 5 Nurturing Steps

Anyone with a chronic condition knows that flare-ups can stop you in your tracks and sideline you for days. Whether you live with a skin condition, a digestive disorder, a back injury or head-splitting migraines, you know that the mere mention of the phrase flare-up...

Feel-Better Body Scan

When you are dealing with a health challenge, it is easy to get caught up in the what if's and hop a ride on the worry train to nowhere good. Here is an excerpt from my book Kicking Sick featuring an exercise you can do at home to get you thinking about how to truly...