Archive | July, 2016

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doTERRA Balance Grounding Blend: Essential Oil Uses & Benefits

Let’s get really honest today. We all deal with lack of balance, we all need some grounding, and you know we all need some help at times. There was a point in my life where things began to spiral out of control as I juggled my emotional and physical health, my career, and a thousand other things that were like pins pricking me for priority in my life. I had put myself into a detrimental cycle that drove me straight down – overweight, exhausted, and irritable, I had given up control over my womanhood. Something had to be done because I deserved better. It took time…but look at what has blossomed from it – all because I recognized the need for balance! And that is where our focus is today – dōTERRA’s Balance Grounding Essential Oil Blend.

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How Hormonal Balance Can Change Your Life

When I say hormones, what do you think?

Many people often associate negative emotions with the idea of them; hormones are extremely important regulatory substances that aid the cells and tissues to keep our bodies working effectively. Hormones are manufactured in the various glands to stimulate the actions of bodily functions such as hunger, reproduction, emotions, energy and mood. Most people only think about sex hormones when they consider hormones, but there are many other types of hormones which are critical to the body’s ability to remain healthy.

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I Suffered from Rushing Woman’s Syndrome. Learn My Secrets to Balance

I will never forget when it felt like my body failed me. It wasn’t the first time, but it was surely my biggest wake-up call!

My health crisis happened in my mid-twenties, right in the middle of working on my doctorate, stressing over paying my mortgage, working and taking on too many other priorities. My body hit a wall and I was paying dearly for it.

I was suffering from chronic migraines, insomnia, being 35 lbs overweight, irregular periods and being chronically exhausted. I fell asleep in the middle of class and work several times a week, which was extremely embarrassing. I became unreliable for several months and it created a lot of anxiety.

My body simply stopped working for me…

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5 Ways to Boost a Healthy Metabolism

Every last one of us wants to look and feel our best, and we’ve all likely tried a laundry list of techniques to stay healthy, manage weight and feel great every day. If your metabolism isn’t functioning optimally, you simply won’t have the means to do this. Maybe you’ve tried diets, exercise regimens, or even weight loss pills to no avail. None of these will be of any benefit if the metabolic processes and hormones aren’t functioning as they were meant to. As a functional practitioner, my goal is to address the root cause of issues rather than symptoms. So rather than trying to achieve a goal being focused on the result, let’s focus on the root metabolic issues. I am not going to recommend a particular diet or a single exercise routine. Instead, I want to focus on concepts that you can incorporate into your daily routine, and compliment your other healthy habits, for long-term, sustainable solutions to improve how you look and feel. Let’s take a look at 5 of the best ways we can all master our metabolism, without turning to quick fixes or synthetic solutions.

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