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Maintain Your Social Energy This Holiday Season

The holiday season can be taxing for anyone, but I know from my clients that it’s even tougher on folks with autoimmune disease. Whether it’s grappling with the fatigue symptomatic in any autoimmunity issue or figuring out the details of what to eat while out and about, this season of social gatherings can leave one feeling depleted, frustrated, and isolated. Learn some tips and tricks to maintaining your energy this holiday season here

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Learn to Trust Your Gut as a Mom

Do you ever fall into the trap of comparing yourself to other mothers? With all the busy comparison going on in my head at times, I can let myself get trapped in feeling inadequate and undeserving—this doesn’t feel inspiring or empowering as a mother! How can we look to outside resources as simple guidance, but primarily rely on our inner wisdom to carry us through the roller coaster ride of parenting? Read more here. 

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Essential Lessons on Wellness, Learned from the Dying

I can’t entirely explain it, but I have always been drawn to hospice work. I worked as a Registered Nurse in hospice care for twelve years before my work evolved into health coaching. My time working in hospice care has always informed my view of a patient’s whole health — and recently, I was reminded of some of the beautiful and challenging moments this work can bring when helping to take care of a cousin who recently died. Read more!

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Transform Your Health with A 'Gratitude Adjustment'

In spite of the fact that we have an entire day named for it, the practice of giving thanks can be easy to overlook during the holidays. I find it harder to access gratitude during times when life is in flux and I have less control—and there is nothing like planning gatherings with friends and loved ones to create the perfect storm! Read more about ideas for a gratitude tune-up this holiday season.

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Receive More This Holiday Season By Slowing Down

Each year during the holiday season, it seems that events and obligations stack up at such a rate that before my family and I even realize it, we’re committed to one gathering or another (and sometimes more than one!) just about every day from Thanksgiving through the New Year. It’s always fun but it’s also exhausting, and can end up feeling like a distraction from the connection and togetherness that we truly value during the holidays. This year, things are a bit different for our family, and I have experienced first hand the impact of slowing down and focusing on the things that really matter. Read more here.

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