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Ease Your Holiday Stress and Anxiety

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Ease Your Holiday Stress and Anxiety

I'm a huge fan of adaptogens. I first heard about them on Dave Asprey's Bulletproof podcast and have been hooked ever since. Adaptogens have been used for hundreds of years in Chinese medicine and have played an important role in helping me manage my anxiety and fatigue. 

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I Gave Up Coffee for 6 Weeks and Here's What Happened

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I Gave Up Coffee for 6 Weeks and Here's What Happened

If you know me, then you know that I have a serious coffee addiction. It all started back when I was about 12 years old. I was always so much taller than everyone else in my grade and couldn't help but be really embarrassed about it. I had long limbs and seemed to trip over anything and everything on the playground. Not cool. 

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Learn to "Crowd Out" This Holiday Season

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Learn to "Crowd Out" This Holiday Season

Okay, it's so hard to eat healthily during the holidays. Like really hard. So do me a favor and please give yourself a little break. That doesn't mean go eat the whole pecan pie or drink a bottle of wine to yourself, but enjoy the season, amazing food, parties, friends and family. Now, how do you do this without jumping off the deep end into baked good la la land? CROWD OUT. 

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Artificial Sweeteners are Making you Fat and Sick

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Artificial Sweeteners are Making you Fat and Sick

Aspartame and other artificial sweeteners like splenda and sweet n’ low are primarily marketed to diabetics and people that are trying to lose weight. But, contrary to what we’ve been led to believe, artificial sweeteners can cause weight gain, insulin sensitivity, and even increase your chances of getting Alzheimers. Yes, I know, so scary.

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