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January Thyroid Awareness Month 2021

This month is so personal and precious to me. I am a thyroid cancer survivor and I have seen in my life first hand just how many people are affected by a thyroid disease. To be able to be in a position to shed some light on this topic is precious to me because I…

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Why You Should Stay Away From Aspartame

Aspartame is a popular low calorie sweetener. It is all over in breads, gum, sodas, yogurts, candies… just to name a few! Many companies and corporations do their best to make us feel safe when consuming aspartame but the reality is that it is not good for us. It is beyond me why it is…

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Emotional Wellness Goals for 2021 and How to Reach Them!

I wrote a post on my physical health goals, but I think emotional wellness is even MORE important. Why have the body right when the mind isn’t? I know it is easier said than done. When I was diagnosed with cancer, I first did everything I could to heal my body. Diet. Exercise. Treatments. Routines.…

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The Sting of Compassion

At times we get stuck into what should take place according to rules and traditions placed by men, governments, religions, etc. There is a story in the bible in Luke 6:6-11 where Jesus defiles the day of the sabbath to bring healing to a man. This was unacceptable by the religious men but Jesus’ act…

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Health Goals for 2021

I find New Year’s resolutions to be incredibly motivating. A new year is a blank slate. It’s a chance to prove to ourselves that we can exist in a way that fills us up, that makes us healthier and happier people. While there are personal relationship goals and monetary goals and family goals… I believe…

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What Is Colostrum And What Can It Do For Us?

Colostrum is a super hot topic right now. Claims that it is anti-aging, great for the immune system, good for joints, for skin… There are many claims out there. Like you, I was interested to find out what the benefits are. What science says. What the experts believe to be true. Let’s dive in! What…

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Gift of Love and Mercy!

It is safe to say that a cancer diagnosis can change you! Not only you but your family and those closest to you. I can still remember how hard and scary it was when I first heard these words… “You have cancer” Looking at my husband’s eyes felt like our world ended, fear and desperation…

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Is Intuition a Superpower?

“The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift” Albert Einstein. Well, I couldn’t agree more! Having been diagnosed with cancer placed me in a box and a label that I didn’t consciously choose. Following…

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Health Foods That Wreak Havoc On Your Immune System

There is a lot of misinformation out there in the health and wellness world when it comes to foods to eat for the immune system. Well intentioned I’m sure, but typically without science to back it up or they are blindly following advice of health conscious friends who may not have their facts straight. I…

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Holiday Glow – Gift Of “Mercy”

Never would have thought in a million years that my cancer healing journey would lead me to meet amazing people and bring along opportunities I never thought possible. You see, a fashion magazine extended the invitation for me to be a contributor writer for them. I get the chance to dress up and write about…

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