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Who you are as an integrated woman, matters for creating meaningful relationships.  In fact, research has repeatedly shown that intimacy is associated with satisfaction in romantic relationships, friendships, and the health and well-being of the individual–essentially, the cultivation of healthy intimacy is teeming with benefits for us and others. Intimacy is more than sex or […]

Author: Angela Trotter, M.S., CNS, AFMCP, Clinical Functional Nutritionist When it comes to feeding baby, there are options. While there can be so many thoughts, beliefs, and emotions regarding the types of feeding used, we acknowledge that there are many factors that can impact this choice. In honor of Breastfeeding awareness month, we will solely […]

Do you have a safe space? As nurturers, wives, mothers, sisters, professionals, and caregivers, we desire to provide spaces that are conducive to rest,  play, order, creativity, safety, nurturance, and comfort. However, oftentimes, we don’t give ourselves permission to find or retreat to that safe space for ourselves.  Beyond those four walls, we know that […]

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 […]

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 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 […]