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September is all about Yoga Month. This incredible practice has been going strong for thousands of years. As yoga has become more popular all over the world, we’re sure you’ve heard by now this one fact: Yoga is good for you! Sure, we’re all aware that Yoga comes with a ton of benefits. But you […]

How we rest and what that looks like, will be different for each of us. As we approach the summer days in a few more weeks and simultaneously navigate all that is happening in our world (from women’s reproductive rights to mass shootings) we are each invited to reconsider what rest means for us in […]

When it comes to feeling overwhelmed, it usually is the case that we have a significant stressor that is “too much” to deal with, or it is the case that everything is happening all at once. As women, we are all too familiar that we don’t just feel overwhelmed in the throes— it can often […]

Well hello, spring. The time has arrived and again, we find ourselves in the season that reminds us of renewal and restoration.  As we gently transition from winter, we are prompted to notice the subtle changes that are happening all around us. Nature’s way of bringing forth the new, and cleansing the old. What better […]

Author: Angela Trotter, M.S., CNS, AFMCP, Clinical Functional Nutritionist Care for your Heart Cardiovascular disease (CVD) remains the leading cause of morbidity and mortality here in the U.S and is the #1 killer of women. Despite an increase in awareness over the past decades, only about half (56%) of women recognize it as their leading […]

Author: Angela Trotter, M.S., CNS, AFMCP, Clinical Functional Nutritionist Did you know that women are more likely than men to have thyroid disease? In fact, According to the American Thyroid Association, one in eight women will develop thyroid problems during her lifetime! In women, thyroid disease can cause problems with the menstrual cycle, problems during […]

Author: Angela Trotter, M.S., CNS, AFMCP, Clinical Functional Nutritionist Winter has arrived, and with winter comes…DRY AIR!  With less humidity in the air, this can leave our skin feeling dry, flakey, and irritated.   So as we are entering the winter months, what are some ways we can support our internal, and external environment to […]

“The more grateful I am, the more beauty I see”  -Mary Davis We’ve known for years –  intuitively, anecdotally, and now scientifically – that Gratitude is powerful; decreasing anxiety, depression, stress, and contributing to a general sense of well-being and happiness. This practice cuts across many cultural and faith traditions worldwide. If gratitude is so […]

Author: Angela Trotter, M.S., CNS, AFMCP, Clinical Functional Nutritionist We have all met someone, or know someone close to us who has had a battle with breast cancer.  1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer in their lifetime, and we are still seeing the rates of breast cancer climbing for women […]

September is National Drug and Alcohol Addiction Recovery Month!  While we love to raise awareness, we recognize how addictions can be riddled with stigmas and judgments. For women in particular–with any type of addiction– we can often judge ourselves harshly. At times, this internalized stigma may present a barrier to recognizing if we may be […]