Not everyone is going to get "you..." (and that's ok)

Not everyone is going to like that you say no to their invitations to hangout with certain groups. Not everyone is going to support you quitting your job or even who you decide to live with or marry. It's ok not to please everyone around you and it's ok to disagree with someone you love. What does matter? That you believe in you and your choices.

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Ideal Herbal Supplements for Today's Mama

About 6 months ago, I came across a company no one seems to have heard of, a little plant-based herbal company with SUPER clean herbal blends that support an endless number of health concerns, everything from inflammation to digestion support to hormonal balancing and increasing energy. These specifically have found to be ideal for almost every woman I know, especially moms.

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3 Small Things to Do Before You Make Your Next Diet Move

I attempted and then stopped my own elimination diet, only to finally seek some professional medical advice to address some personal health concerns. I've now embarked on a WHOLE NEW level of clean eating...not something I'll be pushing upon my clients and followers, but it will definitely be influencing what I share going forward.

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Why I'm Letting Go of My January Eating Plan (And a Lot of Other Things)

Why am I done with my January eating plan early? I am letting go. I'm letting go of a lot of things this year. I'm making space for more of what I want and spending less time doing what I thought I was supposed to be doing.

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What to Do Differently for Your 2019 Goals

So what's the plan? Are you still on a veggie-loving health kick? (Actually, I am, and I'm not doing so bad) What are your intentions for this year? Do you have any? Or have you already stopped whatever you planned to do 10 days ago
I've definitely wanted to stop. But here’s how I push through…

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How Thinking Kinder Thoughts Affects EVERYTHING

But sometimes, the moments or days that I spent pondering my experiences, my relationships, my successes and what I want to be when I grow up, sometimes, these moments get a little dark. The ability to be authentic and real and connect with others and share my gifts and make a living, while being a mother, a wife, having time for myself, a creative outlet and just enjoying life, sometimes feels nearly impossible.

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What AM I Actually Eating This Month?

So when you cut out all stimulants like sugar and alcohol (let’s be clear, I’m definitely allowing my 6 glasses to be spread out throughout the month, and I’m eating all fruit, dried pitted dates, organic honey and maple syrup), and dairy and gluten…some of you may be saying, what’s left? I’ll break it down for you as to what I’m actually eating.

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My Crazy Self-Inflicted Eating Plan for January

This month, I needed to give my body a break. I was finding that not only was I struggling with some digestive distress that needed healing, but that I was really addicted to certain foods and I wanted a clean break. Now, it’s only day 4, so I may be coming to you in a week totally cranky and freaking out in “need” of some type of cheese or chocolate, but at the moment, I’m doing alright.

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Prepping for Your New Year's Resolution Mindset

When it comes to considering your vitamins, supplements, and powders, I want you to rethink what you've been using and consider upleveling what you are putting into your precious body. I did, and I have learned so much. I found a company that I could partner with that was not only totally clean, pure, and plant-based, but that was affordable.

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5 Immune Boosting Tips to Keep You Healthy Through the Holidays

Although it’s not always guaranteed that you can avoid getting sick, you can improve your immune system so that you can bypass it more often than not, as well as make your experience less intense if you do end up getting sick. Here are a few of my top go-to ideas for supporting your immune system that you can start right away.

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The One Thing Missing From Your Diet + Exercise Plan Plan

I’ve been taking supplements for years. I have always insisted on a multivitamin, omegas, and probiotics for my clients and everyone I know. I fully believe that our soil, our food production, and our ability to assimilate and absorb nutrients in our country has been compromised, and diet and exercise is just not enough any more.

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Your #1 Priority if You Want to Change Your Career

Research shows that a lack of sleep can affect literally every aspect of our lives. Not only are we more sluggish and less able to concentrate, but we become more emotional and more prone to overreact to every little thing.

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Here’s How to Have a Healthy Thanksgiving (And Enjoy Every Second of It)

Overeating, consuming excess sugar, alcohol, and missing out on a regular workout or sleep schedule can have major impact on your immune system and inflammation levels (and can lead to weight gain). Now is the perfect time of year to be prioritizing your self-care and making sure that when you can choose healthy, nourishing foods and habits, you do.

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5 Ways to Honor Your Truth by Shifting How You Speak

Honoring who you are, what you want, and what you want to share with others can carry more intention when you are conscious of the meaning behind what we say (or think) and how quickly you can lose that trust and credibility when you don’t follow through with your intentions. Here are a few of my top ideas for creating more mindfulness in your own spoken or unspoken words.

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My Daily Breakfast Staple That Will Power You Through Your Morning With Ease

If you're a breakfast person, you're going to love this. If you're not, you're going to love this. You can adjust the ingredients to make it heavier or lighter to your preferences...

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The One Thing Your To-Do List is Missing

You can’t master the world if you can’t master your mental health. Most people I have the opportunity to teach share that they’re busy taking care of others and have little time (or guilt) when it comes to taking care of themselves. Won’t you be better for those people if you show up for yourself first? If you don’t take care of you, those who *need* you, could end up taking care of a burnt-out, sick version of your joyful, helpful self.

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Questions For Nicole (+ What I Do as Health Counselor)

When I became a certified as a health coach, I stopped my unbalanced eating and lifestyle habits (that I didn't even know were a problem), stopped taking almost all OTC and prescription medication, lost the 10-15 pounds I fluctuated with since I was 18, and changed my outlook on wellness and self-care. 

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The One Thing You Can Do Improve Your Weight, Digestion + Sleep

I’ve found that focusing on 3-4 relaxed meals eaten mindfully and in a calm setting is extremely beneficial for improving overall health and improving weight loss efforts. And even more so, is focusing on our lunch as the biggest meal of the day and having a lighter evening meal. This is really important.

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What's Really Holding You Back From What You Really Want?

Did you ever know someone who was unhappy with a part of their life, that most likely, they had the power to change or improve, but they seemed to do nothing about it? Year in and year out, the same frustrations and complaints about their weight, their energy, maybe how much they hate their job or are challenged constantly by their relationships?

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