Category: Lifestyle

Nourishing Series Part 3: Giving Your Body The Time & Space To Heal

In parts one and two of the series, we discussed normalizing eating enough for your body and why we gain weight during healing. In this post I want to focus on expectations and healing timelines. I’ve discussed this topic before, but this is something I get questions about almost daily, so I want to dig […]
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Nourishing Series Part 2: Gaining Weight While Healing

In Part 1 of this nourishing series, we talked about normalizing eating and nourishment in general. Society is often telling us to eat less food, eat less frequently, and restrict more and more. Our goal with this series is to remind you that eating nourishing foods is required to heal. One topic that often comes […]
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A Supportive Community & Connection Heals

While I think we have to address the way we eat, I believe that having support and a community behind you is often left out of the equation. According to several studies (and my own experience), the “secret” to healing is a strong community. Yep, you read that right: Having a social network or a […]
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How To Know If You’re Eating Enough

One of the most foundational ways to support your hormones is to eat enough food. I often get asked how someone can know if they are eating enough. There are a number of signs our bodies give us when we aren’t eating enough:-Low/inconsistent energy-Poor appetite/hunger/cravings-Anxiety-Constipation-Feeling cold frequently-Difficulty falling and staying asleep-Hair loss-Irregular cycles/missing period-Irritability/mood changes-Unable […]
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15 Foods that Provide Essential Minerals to a Woman’s Body

One solution to improving your health is by consuming mineral- and nutrient-rich foods. Minerals and vitamins are an important part of maintaining health and wellness. A woman’s body experiences multiple changes throughout her life, and also on a monthly basis. These changes can be hormonal, mental, and physical. This causes the need for specific nutrients. […]
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3 Steps to Start Your Digital Minimalism Journey

It’s pretty crazy when you start to evaluate how often you use your phone and how often picking up your phone for one thing automatically leads to opening up a social media app. The trip down the rabbit hole begins.  What if we started paying more attention to how we use our phones, how we […]
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Increasing Your Awareness To Reduce Your Stress

If you’re trying to heal hormonal imbalances, you have to address your stress. It’s very tempting to want to take a new supplement or start a new diet and think it will solve everything. ⁣ Unfortunately, this isn’t how our hormones work. ⁣Stress directly impacts hormone production. ⁣ When our bodies experience a stressor (all […]
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The Many Benefits of Castor Oil Packs

Castor oil packs have been used since the beginning of time. Traditionally, castor oil packs have been used for skin issues, digestive concerns, and improving blood circulation. We now know castor oil has a significant impact on inflammation in the body and can specifically support the digestive process and even positively impact our gut bacteria. […]
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A Supportive Community & Connection Heals

While I think we have to address the way we eat, I believe that having support and a community behind you is often left out of the equation.  You have probably experienced the health-promoting effects of your closest relationships already.  Every time your partner makes you laugh, or your best friend patiently listens to you […]
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Why You Should Work With A Functional Medicine Practitioner

When I decided to get off the pill, I struggled a lot.  Even though I was familiar with how the pill worked, I was shocked at how difficult the transition off of birth control was on my overall hormones and health.  I figured that since I did not want to be on synthetic hormones anymore, […]
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