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Tuning into Your Body’s Hunger Cues: How to Start Eating Intuitively

Have you ever wondered how our ancestors decided what to eat?  I’m not just talking about our primal ancestors, but three or four generations ago.  How did they choose what foods to consume?  Or when to have meals?  Well, they didn’t really.  They simply listened to their bodies and ate what was available.  The intuition… Continue reading Tuning into Your Body’s Hunger Cues: How to Start Eating Intuitively

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How Chronic Stress Can Affect Physical Health

By now, most people are aware of the toll stress can take on their mental health.  The links to depression and anxiety are uncanny.  The emotional exhaustion is felt.  The angst it causes is real.     The effect chronic stress has on physical health is just as prominent, but maybe not as recognized.  An estimated… Continue reading How Chronic Stress Can Affect Physical Health

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3 Ways to Exercise in Bad Weather

It can be challenging to keep moving when the weather is cold and rainy.  Let’s just say it is not very inviting.  Add to that the craziness that accompanies this time of year: the invites, the gifts to buy, holiday after holiday after holiday -- and physical activity becomes a thing pushed to the side. … Continue reading 3 Ways to Exercise in Bad Weather

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The How’s and Why’s of Proper Hydration

Water.  One of the most important nutrients in our bodies.  It is the cornerstone of physical health. Essential really, yet only 22% of people get proper hydration.  If you are part of the other 78%, then getting more water daily can prove to be beneficial.  Why you may ask?  Well let’s start with the basics:… Continue reading The How’s and Why’s of Proper Hydration