Just Keep Going!

Yep, I’ve been missing for a little while. I needed to get some of my thoughts together and adjust my life a bit. Having a chronic illness has taught me that it’s important to keep going. When life gets you down and you have a lot on your mind, sitting still and thinking can actually …

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Improving Strength and Flexibility

There are different types of Strength….. Inner/mental strength and of course outer strength. Either way, strength is the foundation of living your best life.  Without it you will not be able to complete most things, you fatigue easier, your mind gives up quicker. Just like when we lift weights to gain muscle strength, we need …

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“I have to give up all of my favorite foods to lose weight”

Tina Butt, Health Coach Getting healthy and losing weight does not mean giving everything up! From me to you, there are foods that I enjoy and continue to have even on my own wellness journey. You can enjoy your favorite foods and beverages along with losing weight and even maintaining your weight! We all make …

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My Tribute to Dave

Looking back these are some of the things I can remember of the 2 of us growing up together Here are some things I remember as we were growing apart This is a memory of growing without him

Move It Or Lose It!

This is a very common figurative phrase! This statement means: get up and get going OR you will you will lose move yourself OR you will be become broken It may mean something different to YOU! I do think most people who are saying this mean, If you just sit there and do nothing, you …

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Be Selfish!

When we talk about living an anti-inflammatory lifestyle the importance of it is to live a life free from inflammation or to at least minimalize it! Chronic inflammation can be caused from chronic, ongoing stress. The stress can be from anything! illness pain emotions lack of sleep negative relationships poor diet lack of activity obesity …

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What Is Your Gut Trying To Tell You?

You’ve heard of leaky gut but you just don’t understand what it means.  Leaky Gut seems to be that one term that everybody’s just throwing around lately. You can Google the terminology or go to your medical provider and they bring it up as a possible cause of what’s going on with you. “You may …

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Anti-inflammatory Lifestyle Broken Down Into Simple Steps

You’ve heard about the anti-inflammatory lifestyle but you just don’t understand it do you!? What is it, what does it entail, how do you start living this lifestyle? As a nurse practitioner I knew what inflammation was. But it wasn’t really until I started getting sick with autoimmune diseases that I started doing some research …

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The Day That Brings Overwhelm and Underjoy

Do you have days when you wake and feel a little off? You know, the kind that people ask if you “woke up on the wrong side of the bed”? No matter what you do you are running behind; the more you try to get done, the more mistakes you make; the more mistakes you …

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Do you ever wonder where FEELINGS come from?

Feelings are a “belief” we have about something or someone. There are 4 main Feelings that we have: Happiness Sadness Anger Fear Have you tried to do something and you just could not reach the end result? Stop and think about what was going on in your head while you were attempting to reach a …

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