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10 Lessons from the Women’s Movement Collaborative Project

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Photo Credit: The Women’s Movement Collaborative This weekend I had a fantastic experience at the Women’s Movement Collaborative project at the Original Strength Institute in Fuquay Varina, about 30 minutes from where I live. First of all, having a local event so well aligned with my personal and business goals and dreams was SO cool. I feel like I always...
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Digging Into The Why

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As I plan to run my first ever women’s wellness small group tonight, I’ve been asking God to reveal His “why” to me… Why He put it on my heart to run this group despite how busy this season of work has been… Why He wants me to prioritize my friendships even when my business feels like it should be...
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7 Risks of Hormonal Birth Control (And My Preferred Alternative!)

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Hormonal birth control – or “The Pill” – is touted by conventional gynecologists as a foolproof and completely safe way to prevent pregnancy, and to treat irregular cycles and other hormone related disorders like PCOS and endometriosis. Gynecologists are often too quick to prescribe the pill or an IUD without discussing some of the potential risks or consequences of using...
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Is An Unhealthy Gut Causing Your Estrogen Dominance?

Modern lifestyles filled with nutrient poor diets, chronic stress and little down time can wreak havoc on hormones. Most of my clients come to me with hormonal issues such as HPA axis dysfunction, period irregularities, fertility issues, bad PMS and/or estrogen dominance. Sometimes all the above! Women with hormone dysfunction and estrogen dominance who fail to respond to diet and...
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What Is Your Identity?

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See the original version of this post on Instagram. I’ve been thinking a lot about where women find their identity, and I can tell you a few things I know for sure… Your diet is not your identity. Your weight is not your identity. Your fitness is not your identity. Your health is not your identity. Your marital status is...
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5 Reasons Why Even Vegetarians Should Eat Gelatin

This post was originally featured on Chriskresser.com. There are so many amazing benefits that can come from eating gelatin, including improvements in digestive, skin, and mental health. Plus, gelatin can be used to make a yummy, all-natural dessert that’s actually good for us. So why aren’t we eating more of it? Traditional diets are typically much higher in gelatin than our modern diets,...
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The Unexpected Benefits of Getting Your Period Back

Last year, one of my awesome clients Sami submitted an (unsolicited) review of the work we did together. It was so great to see the transformation she had made in just a few months! Even though Sami looked like a perfectly healthy and happy young woman on the outside, on the inside she knew something was wrong. And all the...
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Introducing the Fed and Fearless Society

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Hey y’all! I’m really REALLY excited to announce something I’ve been sitting on for months (and I finally bit the bullet and did it…) I’ve launched my brand new FREE Facebook community group, the Fed and Fearless Society! This group will be an online community of women who are becoming fearless in the pursuit of better health. (Sorry dudes.) What...
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3 Lessons From Our First Year of Marriage

Today, June 11th, 2018, is my one year wedding anniversary with my wonderful husband Josh. This day last year was the most exciting, nerve-wracking, joyful day of my life. It was also the day that my relationship with Josh completely changed, going from a starry-eyed long distance engaged couple to a married, cohabitating, we’re-in-this-together partnership. It was amazing and scary...
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Using Beautycounter for Acne

If you’ve been following me for any length of time, you know that I’ve had some skin issues intermittently throughout my life. (To learn more about my struggle with acne and keratosis pilaris leading up to my wedding last year, read this post.) My story in a nutshell? It definitely took me a while to find the right combination of...
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