I am going to be REAL upfront with all of you … I still struggle with some intense period pain each month. Just like clock-work, day one of my period comes around, and I am hit with some mega cramps. It can be really frustrating to work so hard on your diet and stress reduction and still find yourself curled into a ball with a heating pad, essential oils (and let’s be real, some ibuprofen), each month. So, I hit up my favorite hormone books/holistic coaches to figure out what in the WORLD is going on with menstrual cramps, and the science behind them.Read More
Here’s the crazy thing about the gut… it literally affects the ENTIRE body.
Even if you don’t identify as having digestive discomfort or distress, your gut may be the source of a host of other symptoms in the body. But how do you know?
From belly pain, to skin and mood issues, to hormone imbalances … let’s touch on a why our bellies are so important!Read More
Earlier this week I wrote a post on instagram about how I have been enjoying ALL of the fall goodies this season. Donuts, cupcakes, cookies...I was craving all things pumpkin!
Now, I know how HARD it can be to overthink sugar when it comes to balancing your hormones (and gut). And, when I’m working with my clients, we talk a lot about what it means to balance your blood sugar and how refined sugar and carbs can really hurt our delicate hormonal balance…BUT… I’ve also found that there is a beautiful balance.
Morning routines are incredibly important when optimizing your gut health. How you start your morning directly affects how you are going to feel for the rest of the day! Along with making sure you get in a solid breakfast (which I can't wait to talk more about at my workshop on August 4th) there are a lot of little lifestyle modifications you can make to detox your body and boost your energy.Read More