wellbeing

Introducing Reiki Into Your Self-Care Practice

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Reiki has been a powerful tool helping me regain my inner strength, gain clarity and find balance. This beautiful practice has given me so much light and is a true gift for expectant and new mothers. Reiki is a chance to slow down, quiet the mind and tap into sacred space. So, what is reiki? Reiki translates from […]

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My Morning Glow Ritual: Getting Grounded for a Great Day

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Each morning I start the day off with mindfulness. I rise up around 5:45am and sit on my soft carpet and Samaya meditation cushion. I burn sweet resin and write reflections and read something near my nightstand, usually Sufi poetry or scripture. I do some light movement and take a few minutes to meditate. I […]

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Fertility Boosting Vitamins + Minerals- From A to Zinc!

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Take your prenatals… That’s the catch all reminder from your OB/GYN to your nutritionist. Nutrition is one of many fertility factors, but it’s a huge one. Prenatal vitamins contain the supplemental nutrients necessary to fortify your body in the event of pregnancy. But they aren’t designed to take the place of real nutrition. While I love some brands like Innate […]

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Interview with Dr. Aviva Romm, MD, Author of The Adrenal Thyroid Revolution

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As a midwife and herbalist for over 20 years, Aviva Romm brings one of the most unique perspectives to women’s health. She’s the mom of 4 who became a Yale trained M.D. She draws upon her expertise in over 35 years of experience in integrative women’s health in her new book, The Adrenal Thyroid Revolution.  She’s one of the […]

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10 Things to Know about Postpartum Depression + Anxiety

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The most common complication of pregnancy is under-diagnosed and under treated. “Just under 4 million women will give birth in the United States this year (2017).*  Of that number of new mothers, nearly 20 percent, will experience some degree of postpartum depression.  “This depression is the most common complication of pregnancy. Yet many new mothers […]

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