Do you need a Spring Health Reset?

Spring is here! What does spring make you think of? Longer days? Green grass? Flowers growing? Since I live in Colorado, we don't have flowers or green grass yet, but it's coming! Do you think of spring as the time to do spring cleaning, open up the windows, do a deep...

Are you in the gap? 8 Questions to Inspire Healthy Habits

What is the GAP? And I don't mean the store, the GAP, doing some shopping 🙂 But THE gap, where you are recognizing where you are and where you want to be are two different things. Do you have intentions and goals for your health, and you are still over HERE, looking...

Is Balance a Myth?

I bet you hear about “balance” all the time, right? Life/Work balance Balancing your schedule and my favorite (of course) Balancing your hormones Balance can be a tricky thing though, and what is balance anyways? The media paints balance for women as being able to do...

Are you falling through the cracks?

I talked with a lovely woman this week, and her comment was that she was “frustrated with the medical system”.   Have you ever been? I know I have, with my own health and hormones issues, and that is the REASON that I became certified in Functional Medicine!...

Got Hot Flashes?

Peri-menopause, do you know what’s happening? I remember 25 years ago when I became very interested in women’s health, I was a chiropractor treating patients for back and neck pain, sports injuries and trauma. I remember my office manager in my practice that was going...

How’s your Mood and Motivation these days?

How’s your Mood?    Do you ever think about your mood? Are you ever irritable, short with others (because they are getting on your last nerve!), or maybe your family tiptoes around you sometimes? Or you just feel crabby or low, and don’t know why? You may not...

How Self-Care Helps your Hormones…

I got back into the yoga studio last week, a new studio for me, to expand my self-care to nourish my body and mind. It was time. My beloved yoga studio closed during the pandemic and never reopened. I was feeling isolated, and I was isolating. I’m a natural introvert,...

Easing into the New Year, ideas for your health and hormones…

Easing into the New Year… In my functional medicine and health coaching practice I help women balance their hormones naturally. The main focus for women I work with are not  the “female” hormone issues like pms and hot flashes (don’t get me wrong, they are...

Hormones and Gut Health, What Women need to Know….

Are you curious why gut health is such a hot topic? Or maybe even what the heck a gut microbiome is, and how this relates to your hormones?   Gut health is a hot topic in the forefront now, as it should be! I help women balance their hormones naturally and gut...

Optimizing your Metabolism with a Paleo Diet, Part 2

The Paleo Diet, Part 2  In part 1 of this series I talked about what it means to optimize your metabolism with the low carbohydrate approach to eating. There is a lot of science and research to support low carbohydrate ways of eating, which includes low carb diets,...
How to Stress Less now…

How to Stress Less now…

No matter what time of year it is it’s so important to have tools to handle stress, and NOW is a great time to get a plan together, for you, so you can be healthy, happy and have fun for the holiday season and into the new year, right?! Here’s the thing, STRESS is...

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Are you an “over-giver”?

Are you an “over-giver”?

Are you an “over-giver”? Do you ever think of yourself this way? Over-givers will give and give, and may receive little in return. As women we are really good at this, right? I see so many women in my hormone testing and coaching programs who are over-givers, and it...

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