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Safer Skincare – Wellness Inside and Out

Safer Skincare – Wellness Inside and Out

If you’ve followed my business at all, you know I am a huge advocate for self care and wellness – including emotional, mental and physical wellness. But what about skincare and product “wellness”? A friend of mine, Sarah Clark, recently brought something to my attention. We are both are very intentional about the foods we put into our and our kids’ mouths, but for years have been pretty out-of-the-loop when it comes to the ingredients in our everyday beauty and…

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Don’t Be A Slave To The Data – Are Your Gadgets Helping or Hindering Your Health?

Don’t Be A Slave To The Data – Are Your Gadgets Helping or Hindering Your Health?

For this Wellness Wednesday, I’m chatting about goals, fitness trackers, steps, technology and all that jazz. These tools aren’t inherently bad, but may be inhibiting you from achieving the true healthy lifestyle you desire. Read on for a quick quiz to determine if your gadgets are helping or hindering your health.

Wellness Wednesday – Why I’m Glad I Didn’t Buy the First White Dress

Wellness Wednesday – Why I’m Glad I Didn’t Buy the First White Dress

Welcome back to Wellness Wednesday! I was inspired to write about this particular topic after listening to a podcast by The Healthy Maven with Robyn Nohling as a guest. They chatted about many topics but one was engagement and avoiding manipulating your body to fit into a particular size or shape. I was reflecting on my own experience of engagement, and here are my thoughts and encouragements: After engagement, it seems like a million things happen and need to start…

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Wellness Lately- 3rd Trimester Pregnancy

Wellness Lately- 3rd Trimester Pregnancy

Today for Wellness Wednesday I’m doing something a little different. I’ll still be givingĀ  applicable-to-all wellness advice but I’m doing it in the context of my current situation: pregnancy. Every pregnancy is different. For me, during second trimester (or more specifically, 12-27 weeks) I felt on top of the world. I was able to continue exercising consistently, do all the errands, cook, keep up my social calendar and function almost as my non-pregnant self (minus running, because- OUCH).   Then…

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