This is my favorite subject! Even with all of my access to doctors and alternative medicine, I still didn’t know anything about functional medicine until the summer of 2017. And I’m guessing that you probably don’t know too much about it either.
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“What you put in, on, and around your body impacts your overall wellbeing to such a cellular level in a very positive way, and also in a harmfully negative way.”
Following the AIP is the very first step. And it’s not a 30 day challenge. It’s not a diet. It’s a LIFESTYLE SHIFT and a complete overhaul of what you currently believe. It’s not for the faint of heart and it’s not something you dabble with.
“It’s so important for us to seek and understand and connect with other people in a way that is honest, genuine, and just naive enough for us to believe that great things can happen in our lives.”
“I always started fights with relationships, or I’d always pick a fight, and I’d pick a fight because it gave me an opportunity to resolve the fight, and when I resolved the fight, I felt more loved.”
Prioritizing high quality sleep, and overall recovery, is probably one of the most undervalued things you can do for health. In this final installment of my trainer, Ryan Hodge’s three daily habits for a better you, we get into sleep!
“Me being me didn’t just stop because I’ve had kids, or because I got married, so I have to honor that and find time to honor it.”
“I have to understand that this is my body, and this is the way my body looks right now; and it may look different later; if I can get to the point of accepting my body now, I will be able to get to the point of accepting my body later.”
This week, we wanted to share some beautiful poetry written by my lovely friend, Elowen Grey. She is a writer who currently lives in beautiful Central Oregon. Over the years Elowen has struggled with many health challenges and is now on a mission to dive deep into her own healing and to learn how to carry her voice with dignity and strength. This is a beautiful guest blog you won’t want to miss.
“It’s a form of happiness that you can’t even explain when you found your purpose and you’re moving forward, and have manifested it and combined it with your passion.”
“The feminine and the masculine lives within each and every individual. This is not about women becoming more feminine and men becoming more masculine; this is a harmony between both of these energies given what you’re doing in a present moment.”
“Being someone with a chronic illness, there is no end date to this journey; it’s chronic, it’s everyday, it’s part of our journey.”
“It’s okay to feel the way that I feel and just be honest, and to say it to other people instead of agreeing or fitting the mold.”