Monday Mindset Mastery: Courage & Creativity

This week’s Mindset Mastery Challenge in the Fit & Functional For Life Community is to get creative and here’s how we’ll be challenging ourselves this week. Want to get in on the fun? Here’s what we’ll be pondering: We are all creatures of habit and we crave the familiar, the known, and the comfortable. The problem is that the familiar, …

New Masterclass: Radical Self Compassion for Resilient Leadership

Re-entry anxiety. Balancing expectations. Negotiating healthy boundaries. Figuring out what ‘back to normal’ will really mean for you and your family. Is all of it giving you serious mental and physical fatigue? Honestly, are you feeling burned out? It’s okay to say Yes. And it’s even more okay to want to do something about it. I want to share my …

Tasty Tuesday Spotlight: Better With Beets

How did you respond when your Mom put beets on the table? My response was ? but that’s before I learned the old saying floated around in the natural health community ‘better red than dead.’ I had NO idea how healthy they are and now they’re a staple in my juicing recipes especially during intermittent fasting. Beets belong to the …

Ease Those Zoom-Tired Eyes With Astaxanthin

Eyes getting tired from too much screen time? It might be time for a little extra Astaxanthin (pronounced as-tah-zan-thin). In the world of antioxidants, Astaxanthin is a leader. As a carotenoid it’s what gives the reddish pigment to salmon, crab, krill and lobster. In clinical studies astaxanthin has been shown to be a superior free radical quencher when compared to other …

4 Healthy Kitchen Strategies

Happy National Nutrition Month!   It’s almost spring and soon we’ll be back in our gardens but until then let’s talk about one of my favorite teaching topics: how to make it easier to get more healthy foods on your plate when you’ve got a busy schedule.   1. Rock the Bowl. Buddha Bowls are one of my favorite ‘nutrition …

Pandemic Wellness: Spotlight on N-Acetylcysteine

Antioxidants. You’ve seen them mentioned all over social media and in all of your favorite health and beauty magazines. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought them front and center again as the go-to for immune support. But what are they exactly and where can you get them? To really understand them and how they fit into the big picture of pandemic …

Daily Detox: 6 Daily Habits for Healthy Hormone Balance

You know that frustrating moment when the little spinning wheel icon comes up on your computer, telling you that the page you need right now is trying to load but can’t?  After clicking ‘wait’ a few times the only thing you can do is shut down all of the other tabs you’ve got open and reboot the whole system? Well that’s …

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Unleash The Healing Power of Garlic

You know the old maxim ‘let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.’ There’s never been a time when those words were more important than they are now. Throughout ancient history, garlic was revered for both its taste and its medicinal properties. It has been used for centuries in folk medicine for both internal and external conditions ranging …

Make Over Your Monday

If there’s one thing we can all agree on it’s that Mondays can be a real drag, especially during the summer. Who really wants to get back to business after a lazy summer weekend? Many of us catch up with family and friends, indulge in our favorite comfort foods, stay up late and wake up later on the weekends, all …

Plant Based Transition Made Easy

Why does transitioning to a plant based diet feel so difficult? It might be because you’re taking an all-or-nothing approach. The key to switching to vegan, vegetarian or plant based meals is easier than you think when you take it baby step by baby step. The key is confidence through consistency.   Here are five steps to make your plant …