Mind-Body
Goodness Equals Happiness: The Trick To Knowing Where To Start

Goodness Equals Happiness: The Trick To Knowing Where To Start

When it comes to achieving optimal wellness, you need balance in two worlds: the physical world and the emotional/mental/spiritual world. After working with many clients, I've found that it's difficult to achieve balance in the physical side of health when the...

What is the Gut-Brain Axis?

What is the Gut-Brain Axis?

The gut-brain axis (GBA) is the connection between the central nervous system (CNS) in the brain and the enteric nervous system (ENS) in the gut. We've always know the brain sends information to the gut. But we recently discovered this communication is bidirectional....

Easy technique to feel less overwhelmed and accomplish more

Easy technique to feel less overwhelmed and accomplish more

Do you ever get overwhelmed by everything you have or want to accomplish in the next week? If so, here's a technique from a podcast I listened to yesterday that you may find helpful. 1. Write down everything you could do in the next week For example, ship the package,...

Improve Your Microbiome by Focusing on the Positive

Improve Your Microbiome by Focusing on the Positive

According to a new study, positive thinking is linked to healthier gut bacteria and better health outcomes. Researchers asked over 200 women to provide stool samples and complete a survey about their feelings and emotional control. Women who suppressed their emotions...

Deep Breathing Improves Digestion

Deep Breathing Improves Digestion

Take a deep breath.  Take another.  Try audibly sighing as you exhale.  Can you feel your body relaxing? Each time you take a deep breath, you are telling your body that everything is OK. Every time you purposely slow your breathing, you stimulate your...

Nervous System 101

Nervous System 101

You can think of the nervous system as the body’s electrical wiring. It is made up of the brain, spinal cord, and nerves. Together, this complex communication system controls movement within the body. The Central Nervous System (CNS) is the main control center. It is...

What is an Integrative and Functional Dietitian?

What is an Integrative and Functional Dietitian?

Integrative and functional dietitians passionately believe in a holistic approach to health and wellbeing. We view the body as an ecosystem, not a collection of parts. We treat the organism, not just organs, and the system, not just the symptoms. “Health is not just...

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