I recently completed a 21 day Purification Program to get my body running in the best shape possible before my half marathon and to reset some of my bad health habits. This was not a fast and not a typical “cleanse.” One question that is often asked is “If my liver and kidneys detoxify myContinue reading

5 Simple, Natural Approaches to Stress Management

I had so much fun and was so honored to have been a part of an awesome event this past weekend with other Des Moines based female entrepreneurs. I loved joining a conversation about women’s health and natural approaches to stress management as well as hormonal balance. ✨get enough sleep- track it if you can.Continue reading “5 Simple, Natural Approaches to Stress Management”

Gluten Free, Dairy Free Chicken Tortilla Soup

I’ve talked probably a million times on this website about how much I love soup season. They’re warm and comforting and can be so rich in flavor. Today, I’m including another soup with great flavor to mix it up. I had a ton of fun making the video for this one and it’s one ofContinue reading “Gluten Free, Dairy Free Chicken Tortilla Soup”

4 Signs You Need to Replace Your Sports Bra

When should I replace my sports bra??How long should it last? Signs you should replace your sports bra:————————————————————▪️It’s like a bounce house in there.-If its bounce town while you are running and jumping, and your boobs are going to hurt afterward- it’s probably time for an upgrade! ▪️ The bra band slides around-Raise your armsContinue reading “4 Signs You Need to Replace Your Sports Bra”

Why everyone needs a year of no

My 2020, like so many other people’s turned out much differently than I anticipated. You see, 2020 was going to be my year of “no”. I have been a people pleaser my whole life, so this is a big task.I started out and finished the year learning and reading about boundaries. This year, I learnedContinue reading “Why everyone needs a year of no”

Goal Setting for Beginners

Growing up I was always someone who set high goals and high standards for myself. I love this time of year, because there’s something special and magical about starting fresh. If you’re wanting a fresh start or to crank out some new goals, there is no better time. This year I hit most of theContinue reading “Goal Setting for Beginners”

Your Posture Matters- how many of these incorrect postures do you do everyday?

Posture can be a big factor in alleviating aches and pains like back pain, shoulder pain, and headaches. Check out the graphic below to see where you can improve. For more posture information, check out this posture playlist on YouTube for information on setting up a work station, properly sitting on your couch, and evenContinue reading “Your Posture Matters- how many of these incorrect postures do you do everyday?”

These Supplements Have Been Shown to Help with COVID symptoms

The 4 vitamins:Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Zinc, and Quercetin D3 with K2 is the most bioavailable form of Vitamin d meaning your body will absorb it most easily when these two vitamins are combined – eating healthy fats at the same time you take your vitamin D is also important for nutrient absorption since theseContinue reading “These Supplements Have Been Shown to Help with COVID symptoms”

I’m a Chiropractor- Here are the 5 Most Common Exercises I Recommend

Bird dog:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=86iipQCGoDsGlute Bridge:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZYUhKeugpmk&t=13sDead bug:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bbKsie49PSEBulgarian split squats:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lfIh-Uilfq0Lower body stretch:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dOw8F0YITUw&t=66s There are studies that show the number one predictor of low back pain is actually insufficient core strength. Because of this, and because we tend to extremely under-utilize our core, I tend to choose things like Bird dog and Dead bug where you can start small andContinue reading “I’m a Chiropractor- Here are the 5 Most Common Exercises I Recommend”

5 Secrets to Staying Healthy in the Holiday Season

(1) Get Adequate SleepWhen our body is well rested, it is able to function at its best. There are a lot of bodily processes that happen while we are sleeping- different hormones are active while you sleep, and your parasympathetic nervous system kicks in. We spend a lot of our time in our sympathetic, orContinue reading “5 Secrets to Staying Healthy in the Holiday Season”