Why Social Connections Matter for Your Well-Being

Why Social Connections Matter for Your Well-Being

Why Social Connections Matter for Your Well-Being Hey there! Let's talk about something super important: the power of social connections. In our busy, tech-filled lives, it's easy to forget how crucial our relationships are. But trust me, staying connected with...
Acupuncture for Anxiety – Stick a Needle in it

Acupuncture for Anxiety – Stick a Needle in it

Acupuncture for Anxiety - Stick a Needle in it! Anxiety. That word alone can spark feelings of unease – tension, worried thoughts and uncertainty. Anxiety, as defined by the American Psychiatric Association, is the “experience of persistent and excessive worry...
Effectiveness of Probiotics: Exploring Their Impact

Effectiveness of Probiotics: Exploring Their Impact

Effectiveness of Probiotics: Exploring Their Impact What an amazing weekend in beautiful Estes Park, CO. The sun shining. Elk grazing. And a plethora of healthy microbes. I couldn’t see these, of course, but they surrounded me and filled my body...
Life Habits

Life Habits

Life Habits It’s not your lifestyle that’s the problem! “I need to change my lifestyle. It’s not working for me. I need to be healthier.” I hear this, or a version of this, many times a day as clients reach out...
Feeling off balance? Check your breathing!

Feeling off balance? Check your breathing!

Feeling off balance? Check your breathing! It’s cold and flu season again. We’ve had the sniffles and found empty tissue boxes. The body feels pretty “blah” at this time but have you noticed something else? - a sense of moving...
5 Body Acceptance Practices You Can Try Today

5 Body Acceptance Practices You Can Try Today

5 Body Acceptance Practices You Can Try Today When it comes to our bodies, I frankly, am sick of tired of the notion of waiting. That notion of until next year,  of putting living life off—for when the “ideal” weight...
Thigmotropism: Response To Touch

Thigmotropism: Response To Touch

Thigmotropism: Response To Touch Let’s channel our inner Dora the Explorer - “can you say Thigmotropism?” Ok so this isn’t a Spanish word like Dora is fond of, but it was certainly Greek to me the first time I heard...
Time for the Ahimsa Diet

Time for the Ahimsa Diet

Time for the Ahimsa Diet A new word entered my world and I can’t shake the meaning. This word - Ahimsa - means “do no harm”. It is a sanskrit word to abstain from causing injury. As a wellness practitioner,...
Is Your Posture Straight or Does Your Brain Just Think So?

Is Your Posture Straight or Does Your Brain Just Think So?

Is Your Posture Straight or Does Your Brain Just Think So? Let’s talk posture as it’s a frequent conversation point with my teenage sons. I see them hunched over their laptops for homework, and slouching on the couch for video games. Thankfully,...
Massage Satisfies All 5 Love Languages

Massage Satisfies All 5 Love Languages

Massage Satisfies All 5 Love Languages Are you a quality time kind of person, or a gift-giver? If you’ve read The Five Love Languages, by Gary Chapman then you are one of the 20 million (and counting) who know a new...