AutoImmune Paleo Articles
Understanding Your Social and Emotional Relationship with Alcohol

Lately, I’ve been spending a good deal of time chatting with my autoimmune clients about alcohol and how it affects their healing process. It’s common among the autoimmune community to limit alcohol consumption because of its connection to inflammation (and ...

Messages from the Dark: Lessons From My Recent Depressive Episode

It was about 10 p.m. on Mother’s Day and I was a mess. On paper, it had been the most thoughtful and perfect Mother’s Day I could imagine. Yet there I was, settling in for a restless night on the ...

Is Your Health Story Building You Up, or Holding You Back?

Every day, from the moment we wake up until our heads hit the pillow, we are immersed in stories and storytelling. They serve as a means to help us understand our circumstances and navigate our world. What we may not ...

Are Your Habits Exacerbating Your Suffering?

I am going to share one sabotaging habit that I see again and again in my practice, and one that I relied on for years. I want to share my experience and my clients’ because when you’re able to catch ...

Change is an Emotional Process! Why Information Alone Isn’t Enough

Let’s say you want to make a shift in your life. You want to get more sleep, eat in a way that is more supportive of your health, effectively manage your stress or anxiety, or get to the gym more ...

How to Work Yourself Down When You’ve Worked Yourself Up

Everyone’s experience with autoimmune disease is different, but I’ve found that nearly all my clients report dealing with a bit of a roller coaster effect when it comes to their health. There are countless dramatic swings inherent in navigating the ...

Are You a Giver or a Taker? (And How Does it Impact Your Health?)

One particular topic has come up for me in my life recently — in an, “oh, sh*t!” hit-you-like-a-ton-of-bricks way — that has also been a theme in recent sessions with my clients. The aha moment in question? Living life as ...

Sexy and Lovable! (At Any Stage of Autoimmune Disease)

We’ve talked a lot about the power of mindset in navigating autoimmune disease, and how our internal conversation can be just as critical to managing symptoms as diet or medicine. Today I want to focus on how we can shift ...

Think About It: Better Digestion Through Mindfulness

Bloating, cramping, gas, and diarrhea — as a health coach, I spend a lot of my day talking about these things! My clients often experience such intense digestive issues that it’s frequently what pushes them to finally seek support. I ...