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3 Ways That Thinking Outside the Box Can Improve Your Family's Health

It’s not exactly news that the way in which we address health as a nation isn’t working. With cancer, obesity, diabetes, heart disease, infections, and dementia on the rise, America is in an obvious health crisis. We are spending more money on healthcare than any other developed nation yet our health outcomes are among the worst. With a healthcare system that is designed to treat “illness,” rather than create “wellness” or “health,” we are clearly falling short.

In my health coaching practice, I teach clients to “think outside the box” in order to ditch their chronic ailments, start feeling good, and finally live their best lives. Read on to learn more!

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Learn How to Spot Four Common Types of Diaper Rash

Diaper rash is no joke, and it makes sense why it is so common in infants. Infant skin inherently more vulnerable to breakdown and irritation than ours. Given the obvious discomfort diaper rash causes little ones, it’s worth it to have a few tricks up our sleeves to help clear up the symptoms. Learn about the different types of diaper rash and how to treat them effectively 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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Spring Clean Your Shopping Routine

The pursuit of a simpler, healthier lifestyle often has as much to do with what we choose to leave out as it does with adding new routines and habits. Whether it’s stressscreen timeinflammation, or problematic foods, there are plenty of things we can stand a little less of while we’re working toward our healthiest selves. Consider taking a look at your pantry while you’re tackling spring cleaning. One way that I cut back on unnecessary extras in my life is paying attention to the list of ingredients in my food, cleaning products, and stuff I slather on my body. Read more to learn about my tips.

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Protect Your Family and Yourself During Cold and Flu Season

When one of my young boys, my husband, or I bring home an illness from school or work, it’s often only a matter of time before our household of five is down for the count. Fortunately, we’ve gotten much better at minimizing our risk of getting sick. As a nurse and health coach, I’m committed to long-term preventative measures, so we focus on keeping a strong immune system and nurturing a healthy microbiome as our first line of defense when it comes to decreasing the frequency and duration of colds and flus in our home. Learn tips here

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