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Conquer ‘Time Poverty’… Even if Don’t Have Time

2023 has just started.. and do you already feel you are in the whirlwind of not enough time?!   If so, you may be suffering from TIME POVERTY.   Keep reading for a prescription… HINT: use the nights to stargaze not screengaze (yup, that’s a made up word)!

Gotta Have FAITH for Good Health

Religion, spirituality, and FAITH impacts on our purpose, values, and experience. Faith can also have an effect on our health.

Attitude + Gratitude = Health

Although there isn’t a lot of peer reviewed research on the impact of faith on health, there have been many mental health studies (with implications for …

Unleash Your Power with Gratitude

November is the month of being THANKFUL and GRATEFUL.
Living in gratitude is a mindset, an emotion, a deep-churning spring of mental and physical power just waiting to be unleashed. We prioritize diet, exercise and sleep when it comes to our health and fitness, but we should also …

BioHack Your Gut Microbiome

We have all heard ‘Follow Your GUT’..  it is a REAL thing!

More and more research supports the GUT Microbiome as the most important PATH to health and wellness.

Our gut is made up of trillions of bacteria that help our bodies do everything from synthesizing vitamins …

Use Your Body to Heal Your Body

It is time to PUMP up your STRENGTH!

Did you know that there is more to strengthen than simply hitting the gym to pump iron?!

The human body is the most INCREDIBLE machine on the planet with a BUILT IN system to STRENGTHEN.  And, strengthen is the 3rd pillar …

Feeling Disregulated?! : Time to Try Something NEW

innovate = to try something new. make changes to anything established

If old school medicine ‘take 2 pills and see me back in office when doctor can maybe get you in’ model does NOT work for you… it may be time to interrupt the Healthcare system.  Step into …

Tired but Wired?! Sleep into Emotional Fitness

Did you know lack of sleep impacts your MOOD and EMOTIONAL Fitness?! 

In today’s uncertain world, the benefits of SLEEP keep stacking up. Here’s another: EMOTION REGULATION.

There’s ample evidence that shows rapid eye movement (REM) sleep, or dream sleep, helps people consolidate their …