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Aromatherapy for Less Stress

A few years ago as I was carrying my two-and-a-half year old daughter to the car, she nestled her face into my neck and said, “Mom, you smell like blueberries!” I laughed as she fluffed my hair and deeply inhaled the scent while she sighed and smiled, my fruity-shampoo-ed hair

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Stress and the Uglies

Every year before winter sets in, our bodies enter a new phase. Our biological clocks kick in as the days get shorter knowing the long winter is soon upon us. Our body systems start to slow down and we begin to store fat as a defense mechanism. This is part of the stress response

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10 Tips for Stress Less Fests

In Minnesota, summertime means festivals from small town celebrations to big events like the Minnesota State Fair and the Renaissance Festival. But how can we make the most of these summer mainstays while still maintaining our health?

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Book Trailer – The Best Worst Thing

It’s a bittersweet story, but my first book, The Best Worst Thing, was a therapeutic, painful and hopeful book to write. It has inspired others to take the tough stuff in life and use it to propel them forward in a positive way. Watch the book trailer here: If you

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Aromatherapy for Less Stress

A few years ago as I was carrying my two-and-a-half year old daughter to the car, she nestled her face into my neck and said, “Mom, you smell like blueberries!” I laughed as she fluffed my hair and deeply inhaled the scent while she sighed and smiled, my fruity-shampoo-ed hair

Read More »

Stress and the Uglies

Every year before winter sets in, our bodies enter a new phase. Our biological clocks kick in as the days get shorter knowing the long winter is soon upon us. Our body systems start to slow down and we begin to store fat as a defense mechanism. This is part of the stress response

Read More »

10 Tips for Stress Less Fests

In Minnesota, summertime means festivals from small town celebrations to big events like the Minnesota State Fair and the Renaissance Festival. But how can we make the most of these summer mainstays while still maintaining our health?

Read More »

Book Trailer – The Best Worst Thing

It’s a bittersweet story, but my first book, The Best Worst Thing, was a therapeutic, painful and hopeful book to write. It has inspired others to take the tough stuff in life and use it to propel them forward in a positive way. Watch the book trailer here: If you

Read More »