You Are Not Destined for Weight Gain, Cognitive Decline, Acne, or Fatigue

Whenever I’m with my family or I’m back home, sleeping in the room I grew up in, distant memories randomly flood into my brain. The memories seem random, but I have a theory that it’s always for a specific reason. I’m not sure what sparked it, but last weekend while visiting home, I had a flashback image of myself at our family cabin. The memory was of me laying on the bed with a book, watching TV. That’s pretty much all we do up there – watch TV and read. Oh, and EAT, of course! But that’s one of the reasons why…

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Golden Milk Salmon (Paleo / Whole 30)

As much as Instagram has its downsides, it will always be the best place to find recipe inspiration. I can always depend on Instagram to get my stomach growling and to inspire me to try something new in the kitchen. A few months ago, I saw Mary Shenouda of The Paleo Chef post a picture of coconut butter salmon, and I was immediately foaming at the mouth in lust. I quickly made her recipe and tried it for myself. Pure heaven.  How had I never thought to put coconut butter on top of salmon before?! Coconut butter and salmon are two…

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Butterbeer Cookies (Paleo)

If you couldn’t already guess, I’m in a Harry Potter mood. Well, I’m always in a Harry Potter mood, but especially now. Whenever fall rolls around and the holidays approach, all I want to do is curl up on the couch under a blanket and watch Harry Potter all day long. I’m also currently debating re-reading the books for the 18th time (I am not exaggerating), but that might be too much of a time commitment for me right now considering all of the other things I should be reading. If you’re a Harry Potter fan, you already know what Butterbeer is. If…

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Dallas Travel and Appreciating More Moments

It’s been about a week since I got back from Dallas, but that’s about how long it takes me to get my head back on straight after traveling. I’ll never know how people who constantly travel back and forth for work do it without getting totally burnt out. I am definitely not like that! My trip to Dallas kicked off what will be a very busy next few months of traveling almost every other weekend, though. As an introvert and a highly sensitive person (I know a lot of you are HSPs, too!), I’ve never been someone who likes to…

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Seed Cycling to Balance Hormones

Balancing hormones can be an incredibly tricky task. It takes a lot of time, and it requires addressing many different aspects of our lives. It seems like almost everyone I talk to is interested in balancing out their hormones, and it’s something that I am personally working on as well. Balancing hormones can help with a number of different symptoms, including acne, irregular menstrual cycles, amenorrhea, infertility, post-menopausal depression, PCOS…the list goes on. With the widespread use of hormonal birth control, our overly stressful lifestyles, the large number of hormone disruptors present in our personal care products, and a number of…

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