Fruits and Vegetables for a Healthy Thyroid

Following a healthy and clean diet can have an incredibly powerful influence on the health of your thyroid gland. And it’s not just about staying away from processed foods and excess sugar, it’s also about adding nourishing fruits, vegetables, as well as superfoods to your daily meals and having their potent plant compounds support healthy…

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10 Tips for a Healthy Skin

The look of your skin can say a lot about your health as it’s your body’s only barrier between the outside world and your flesh and bones. It’s a resilient barrier, to say the least, but it’s not bulletproof.  Toxins we encounter on a daily basis can do irreparable damage to your skin and with…

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Magnesium and Thyroid Health

Vitamins and minerals are incredibly important for the optimal function of all of our body systems and it’s only when we’re deficient that we actually realize and understand their role. We intake them through our food, but also dietary supplements as most of us can’t get adequate amounts just through our meals.  Unfortunately, the food…

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What Are Healthy Boundaries?

Just like anything in life, we have the choice to use healthy or unhealthy behavior in a situation. Similarly, our boundaries can be healthy or unhealthy. Boundaries can be described as non-negotiables, or lines in the sand. They can be open, clear, rigid, or firm. In some aspects, they can even seem controlling in nature.…

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Is Zinc Good for Your Thyroid?

Focusing on keeping your thyroid healthy should be very high on your list of priorities, and finding foods and supplements that support it can help you prevent disorders and inflammation before it even occurs.  After my own diagnosis, I delved deep down into the world of nutrients and learned how specific minerals, vitamins, and antioxidants…

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How Does Trauma Lead to Addiction?

The Relationship Between Trauma and Addiction Addiction is often the mask that hides trauma. Moreover, addiction can seem like an easy solution to numb out trauma, depending on the trauma and mental health challenges someone has faced. Despite this, it’s no surprise the addiction-trauma connection occurs. Someone may wonder which has come first–the addiction or…

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Why I Don’t Do Root Canals?

Somewhat common and simple procedure, you might hear about people getting root canal treatment on a regular basis. But what many of them don’t know is that it comes with a specific set of risks, ones that I’ve learned a long time ago and I’m not willing to take.  What Is a Root Canal? A…

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10 Ways Cancer Patients Can Stay Mentally Strong 

Facing a cancer diagnosis or cancer treatment can be distressing. You may feel alone and be tempted to give up on taking care of yourself. In my journey, I have learned and used multiple tools to help me process this diagnosis and encourage mental strength and emotional wellbeing. Below are 10 ways you can stay…

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Does Vitamin D Affect Your Thyroid?

I’m sure you’ve all heard, at least once in your life, how everyone is vitamin D deficient. Although that really is the case for the majority of people, it’s important to know all the roles vitamin D plays in our bodies and how vitamin D deficiency can affect our overall functions.  My own journey took…

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How Do I Know If I Have Adrenal Fatigue?

Do you feel like you’re lacking energy throughout the day and exhausted by the end of it? Even if you get what seems like a good night’s sleep? And even when your level of physical activity isn’t really high? You might be suffering from adrenal fatigue, and I’d love to share some tips to help…

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