Busyness and Autoimmune Flares

January can be a tough month for those of us with autoimmune disease. Generally, we have goals of deep cleansing, new habits, and resolutions. But the holiday season can leave many of us needing self-care as we navigate the transition back into a routine.  Extra commitments and intentions (even positive) can add layers to an…

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Detox Your Beauty Routine: Part #1

Today, I am sharing my favorite beauty products. I strive for options rated and verified through the Environmental Working Group (EWG) https://www.ewg.org/ and the “Think Dirty” App. The app rates products on a 1-10 scale, clarifies ingredients and provides alternatives.  I strive to choose products below 3 on the dirty rating, yet it can be…

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Holiday Stress: Slow Your Roll

The holiday season is upon us. A time for family, friends, gatherings and a general obligation of busy. This year might differ in physical connections. Yet, it still brings layers of stimuli and opportunities for our bodies to flare. Our annual holiday preparations change our normal patterns which can feed a stress response if we…

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Thyroid and Energy Production

Many of us with thyroid and autoimmune disease are sensitive beings. We absorb energy from people and our environment. This exposure affects mood and stamina. For years I looked for ways to absorb energy from outside sources. Then I began to realize that to sustain consistent energy I needed to create a balance within myself.…

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