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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 ...

Boundaries: A Prerequisite for Compassion and a Tool For Healing

I’ve been giving a lot of thought to the value of boundaries lately. There are a whole slew of reasons for this—but suffice it to say that a couple of situations in my life were depleting me for a few ...

8 Unexpected Benefits of the Autoimmune Protocol

As anyone who has grappled with autoimmune disease knows, it’s not something you can heal with a pill or procedure. My health coaching clients who are new to dealing with autoimmune disease often feel like they’re living in an alternate ...

Heal Your Body by Reducing Your Stress

Whether we are dealing with autoimmune disease or the flu, every illness carries with it a hefty dose of one symptom: stress. In fact, up to 80% of those with autoimmune issues report that diagnosis came after a period of ...

Remember…You Are More Than A Diagnosis

A few months ago, I shared some of the lessons on wellness and whole health that I learned from my time as a hospice nurse, renewed through the experience of my cousin Jim’s passing. In conversation with Jim as he ...

Get Ready for Summer with a Body Image Reboot

With summer just around the corner, we’re already being bombarded with messages about getting into great physical shape for the season of shorts and swimsuits. While it’s generally a positive thing to want to be fit and healthy, in my ...

Zoom Out! And Hone in on Better Health

Once we find out that certain foods are causing problems with our health, it can be so easy to get tunnel vision on our diets. The concept that everything we put in our bodies can either heal us or hurt ...

The Last Leg of Winter: Hurry Up and Slow Down

Winter can really be a marathon. By the time February rolls around, I’m usually spending my free time searching online real estate listings in tropical locales, daydreaming about a desert vacation, and counting down the days until spring break. I ...

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 ...