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10 Tips for a Mentally Healthy Holiday Season

Do the holidays (or certain people or traditions) have you feeling stressed, anxious, or depressed? Here are 10 tips for a mentally healthy holiday season to help you make it through with love and boundaries instead of stress, depression, and anxiety.

I No Longer Sell Beautycounter (here’s why)

I no longer sell Beautycounter. Though I thought it could become a profitable part of my work-at-home business, I quickly realized that I can’t and won’t be part of the larger beauty industry — an industry that sells women the lie that they aren’t beautiful just the way we are. Here’s my why.

6 Ways To Support Gut Health While Taking Anti-Anxiety Medication (beyond bone broth, probiotics, & ferments!)

Here are 6 ways to support gut health while taking anti-anxiety medications. These go deeper than simply drinking bone broth, taking probiotics, or eating fermented food. Because if you’re on prescription medications for your mental health, you need the big guns!

My Story of Pelvic Floor Dysfunction: from Childhood to Diagnosis to Treatment

When it first happened, I felt like a victim — powerless to do anything. But once I learned I had pelvic floor dysfunction, that it was a cumulation of all of my life’s events, from childhood to child birth and more, and that I had hope through pelvic floor physical therapy — I no longer felt powerless. Here’s my story of pelvic floor dysfunction.

I’m Super Crunchy… But I Take Anti-Anxiety Medication (& here’s why)

Some physical health issues turned into major mental health problems, exacerbating the mental illness I already had. Despite using oils, supplements, herbs, and other natural things, I opted for allopathic, pharmaceutical help. I’m super crunchy, but I take anti-anxiety medications. Here’s why.

The Pelvic Congestion Syndrome Pain Management Starter Pack (20+ Ways To Relieve PCS Pain)

Pelvic Congestion Syndrome pain is hard to treat. Here are 20 ways to relieve PCS pain — most are natural, some aren’t. I call it The Pelvic Congestion Syndrome Pain Management Starter Pack. There are sure to be some PCS pain relievers here you haven’t tried!

When Physical Health Problems Turn Into Mental Health Problems (& how I got help before it was too late)

The past 4-1/2 months of my life have been utter hell, starting with mysterious physical health issues that quickly spiraled into serious mental health problems. Anxiety and depression led me to the dark place of suicide, but I found the last bit of strength I had to ask for help before it was too late.

5 Things That *Really* Helped My Anxiety

Insomnia, heart palpitations, irrational thoughts, second-guessing, a knot in my throat… Anxiety. My anxiety isn’t paralyzing me anymore because I have been using these 5 things that really help! This is a holistic approach to relieving the symptoms of anxiety — physically, emotionally, and mentally!

7 Tips For Minimalism In A Real Food Kitchen

A Real Food kitchen requires more gadgets and gizmos for food preparation and storage than a kitchen full of processed, pre-made foods. But what if you want to practice minimalism? Can Real Food and minimalism converge? Yes! Here are 7 tips to practice minimalism in a Real Food kitchen!

Losing Myself… 11 Years Of Postpartum Depression & How I Found My Way Back

After almost 12 years, I’m sharing my story of trauma from postpartum depression and the way EMDR therapy set me free from the darkness and helped me find my way back to true happiness without guilt, fear, and shame.