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RN Advice: What’s the Harm?

December 11, 2017 by

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Daria asks:  How much harm am I doing when I have a glass of wine or an unhealthy dessert/appetizer at the many parties this holiday? This is a great question Daria but the answer is – it all depends.  If you are experiencing ANY pain, illness, sleep disturbance, bowel abnormalities, irritabilities, headaches, or are overweight […]

When Self Care Slips

December 1, 2014 by

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Since having my first baby in April, I was doing really well, in fact I was doing “it all”. Sleep when the baby sleeps, nah, I cleaned the house, made dinner for my family, took a shower, did my hair and makeup. I was working part time, starting my day at 4 AM sometimes after only […]

Journey to My Life’s Purpose: December

December 1, 2014 by

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It is coming up on my year anniversary of leaving my corporate job.  The journey this year has been one of many turns, hills and valleys.  It has been one of introspection, reflection and huge growth.  It has included much study and information and right now, I am feeling info overload.  In fact, even my […]

RN Advice: Holiday Simplicity

December 1, 2014 by

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The holidays are a time of joy, celebration, family, indulgences and chaos.  I love the holidays with the decorations, parties and family however I usually indulge too much on gifts, stretch myself a bit too thin and get a bit lax on my self-care and eating.  This holiday I am doing something very different.  I […]

Holiday Guide: Top 10 Action Items to Maintain Health, Happiness and Sanity

December 2, 2013 by

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Have you ever thought about waving the white flag to self care around the holidays?  Believing it’s simply impossible to take care of yourself “perfectly” while attending holiday parties, late nights shopping, baking cookies, decorating your house, fun family visits and to top it off, working through it all.   Do you schedule yourself into […]

GT Peeps Living Consciously Through The Holidays…

November 27, 2012 by

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The holidays seem to be the hottest time of year to catch up with everyone we have EVER encountered in life.  We squeeze 20 events into 8 nights and paste our biggest smile on for each of them.  Many of us will be pulled in several directions that go against our self-care, like baking sugary traditions, being served alcohol […]

RN Advice: Holiday Inflammation

October 21, 2012 by

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I love this time of the year with the turning foliage, pumpkins baking in the oven and toasty fires but frankly this saying is right on.  Halloween is the beginning of abundant comfort food meals and baked treats.  Couple that with increased stress – a toxic combination that leads to INFLAMMATION. Do not fear, with […]