We’ve all heard the expression “listen to your gut,” but it means more than just going with your gut feeling. Your gut has many important functions, from absorbing nutrients in food to protecting us from illness. The gut even controls emotions! So if something in your body feels off, it may be your gut talking
Get to know your breasts this October for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It is necessary to find out what is normal for your breasts to identify when something abnormal occurs. What is a breast self-examination?A breast self-examination is a way for you to check your breasts for any abnormal or new changes. It can be
Still trying to get a flatter stomach? How many crunches will it take? We all know diet and more cardio helps but there is another element. The missing ab muscle, the TA! Your abdominal muscles, also known as your “core” muscles, are composed of 4 layers of muscles. Let’s go through a brief anatomy lesson.
Let Go of the Past and Stop Forecasting the Future Living in an environment full of things that no longer matter to you can be more than consuming. Life can pull us into different directions, spiraling into clutter accumulation. Here are some ways to lift the weight of unnecessary stuff from your shoulders and give
When we are struck with sadness, recovering from an illness, or experiencing a life change, we need to make self-care our highest priority. Processing and healing emotions tax our adrenal system and cause us to feel forgetful, anxious, and exhausted. Sound familiar? This happens because our body’s energy is scattered and vibrates at a lower
The next time you’re near a mirror, take a moment and look at yourself. Do you see a beautiful, capable, and strong human being? If not, you’re not alone. Almost every woman I’ve worked with as a photographer has struggled at some point in her life to acknowledge her own beauty — and I have,
It’s only noon, and I’ve already been happy and sad about a dozen things. On the happy list are my yoga class and a friend’s visit. A bad hair day and my dog throwing up made the sad list. In the big scheme of things, these trivial personal events are not memorable. On the contrary,