Trouble breathing? Try these natural solutions for respiratory support

essential oils Jan 25, 2017

One of the most common complaints people experience is respiratory distress and immune system threats. That’s especially true this time of year. I feel like people are extra sick in Dallas because we’ve had such fluctuations in weather. One day it’s freezing, the next day it’s 75 degrees!

When you’re congested and battling seasonal or environmental threats,...

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5 Natural Solutions for a Restful Night’s Sleep

essential oils nutrition Jan 17, 2017

Sleep problems have become a major issue in today’s society. Our world is so fast-paced and we are plagued with chronic stress that makes it difficult to wind down at night. We live in an over-stimulated world in which we rushing from place to place and attached to electronic devices during our waking hours. With our minds being bombarded with so much information and having to-do lists a...

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5 Tips for Stress-Free Healthy Meals

nutrition Jan 10, 2017

I’m going to be honest with you. Eating healthy on a daily basis takes effort!

When you commit to eating fresh, whole food, you also sacrifice the convenience of drive-thru, take out, and microwave options.

I’ve definitely experienced stress over what I will eat for my next meal because I didn’t plan ahead and now I’m short on time.

That’s why I’m...

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12 Essential Oils of the Bible

essential oils Dec 20, 2016

Essential oils have become quite popular in today’s society, but did you know these powerful oils have been used for thousands of years? They were used by the ancient Egyptians, and they are referenced throughout the bible.

In the first chapter of Genesis, it is written that God placed mankind in the Garden of Eden. God knew from the very beginning that this perfect environment would...

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8 Must Have Essential Oils to Keep You Healthy this Winter

essential oils Dec 06, 2016

It’s that time of year again. The weather is getting cooler, stress is ramping up around the holidays, and people are getting sick. I’ve heard from so many people who have the flu, a cold, or a stomach bug.

I used to get sick too. It was almost inevitable that I would get strep, bronchitis, or the flu. My husband used to always get a really bad cold the same time every year. That...

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Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Fresh Cranberries

nutrition Nov 29, 2016

One thing I love about the fall is the seasonal food, specifically the veggies. Things like root vegetables, winter squash, and brussels sprouts. They make a great side dish to any entree, and they are wonderful additions to soups and stews.

I made a couple of dishes for our family Thanksgiving meal. Today, I’m sharing the recipe for my roasted brussels sprouts with fresh cranberries....

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How Your Thoughts Impact Your Health

nutrition Nov 15, 2016

As I navigate my own healing journey and as I work with clients to help navigate them, I’ve become more and more fascinated by the role the mind plays on physical healing.

So often, even in functional medicine, we tend to focus on the physical illness. While I practice and firmly believe in the methods of functional medicine aimed at treating the root cause of an illness, we’re...

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37 Positive Affirmations for my 37th Birthday

Uncategorized Nov 08, 2016

In addition to yesterday being election day, it was also my birthday! I’m officially 37 years old now, which is quite hard to believe. A couple of years ago, I did a birthday post – 35 positive quotes for my 35th birthday. This year, I thought I’d share 37 Positive Affirmations for my 37th Birthday.

Daily affirmations are a great way to change negative thought...

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Healing the Mind-Body Connection with Dr. Rebecca Harvey

nutrition Nov 01, 2016

I am so excited to have my good friend, Dr. Rebecca Harvey join me today to talk about the mind-body connection and the importance of addressing emotional trauma and healing the mind as we’re healing our physical ailments.

One of the things I loved about the nutrition school I attended is that they addressed more than just good nutrition. We also learned the importance of nourishing our...

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Dairy-Free Cherry Vanilla Ice Cream

nutrition Oct 17, 2016

If you follow a dairy-free diet, then one thing you may be missing is ice cream. I mean, who doesn’t love ice cream, right? While there are many dairy-free ice cream brands in the grocery store, many of the ingredients are not all that great.

So, we’ve started making our own ice cream. It’s really quite easy, you can create your own flavors, and you can keep the ingredients...

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