Makeup Bag "MUST HAVES" for Moms

Makeup Bag "MUST HAVES" for Moms

Wow. Let’s be real for a second, love. Growing up, I never learned about make-up… which is COMPLETELY odd considering I grew up in the South, right? However, my mom wasn't into make-up so... it's not something I learned. Not saying that’s bad or good… just my story. Now. In full honesty, there are a few things I NORMALLY use such as:

+ eyeshadow (for my right eyebrow - to hide a scar: fell off a chair when I was wee little)

+ sunscreen on my face

+ mascara (for special occasions)

And that's typically it....EXCEPT if you count chapstick. Does that count?

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WHY BRAIN + GUT HEALTH BECAME MY PASSION... and true calling

WHY BRAIN + GUT HEALTH BECAME MY PASSION... and true calling

Um. I bet you read this title and was like… what, the what? Am I right? Because it’s my life and even I didn’t see how this twist was going to unfold. But, I’ll try to share with you the bullet points as the WHOLE story is a wee bit too personal to just throw up on the screen in words and if being truly honest, it’s still a raw which is CRAZY as it began almost 6 years ago!

Let’s start at the beginning, shall we?

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WHEN STRESS SLIPS ME BACK INTO OLD HABITS... YIKES!

WHEN STRESS SLIPS ME BACK INTO OLD HABITS... YIKES!

STRESS KICKED ME IN MY LADY BITS

Wow. Talk about being REAL with the title… when stress kicks me in my lady bits. And this wee bit of a blog post is all about being real with you but mostly with myself. See. In January, I realized I needed to start focusing on my health… I noticed my gut was a bit unhappy with my life choices: not sleeping, not eating enough calories, not drinking enough water, getting anxious over things I have no control over, saying “YES” to things that weren’t my focus or getting TO my goal!

So. I designed a plan…. something doable. Focusing on what I could control, read on!

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Focusing on Self-Care with HERBAL TEA BATHS

Focusing on Self-Care with HERBAL TEA BATHS

As an emergency veterinarian, twin mama bear, wifey and wellness coach hosting a FREE community (Brain + Gut Health Explorers), I definitely felt MY OWN wellness had fell to the sidelines. And I’m not talking about eating well and working out… I’m talking about TAKING CARE OF ME with self-care!

And taking care of YOU may look so much different to the next person, but that’s the beauty of things, right? You discover what works for you… which may be: an epsom salt bath, a weekly massage (not jealous at all), a girl’s night out a month, getting lost in a new book or even taking a break with a foot massage after a hard shift at work.

You find a way to take care of YOU love… put that oxygen mask on FIRST, am I right? Herbal tea baths is one way I am learning to do this for ME! Here’s the recipe…

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100 Day Health Hack Journey : ONGOING LIST

100 Day Health Hack Journey :  ONGOING LIST

Here's an ongoing list of our 100 Health Hacks... we will be adding Health Hacks each week until we cap out at 100!  If you have any health hacks or tidbits, you use or find inspiring - please share below or shoot them this way!  I'll all about learning + growing as well as sharing with my tribe.  

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100 Day Health Hack Journey (001-007)

100 Day Health Hack Journey (001-007)

Here's week one of our health hack journey... goal:  simply do 1% better each day for at least 100 days!  So.  One new health hack each day for the next 100 days... you game to join me?  I'll be going LIVE each Sunday (8pm CST) in our FREE Women's Brain + Gut Health Community for a recap... you are invited!

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