Infrared Sauna: Benefits, and How To Buy And Use

In the seventies, when I was about nine, my family owned a ski condo. The best part of that ski condo was the enormous sauna they had in the common room downstairs. Every night after skiing, all the parents would trudge downstairs in their towels and bathing suits... read more

I Was Fat, But It Wasn’t About The Weight

Let me start by saying I am not a food addiction behaviorist. I am not a psychologist. I am a chiropractor who not infrequently, has found herself facing down the open end of a bag of Peppermint Pattie minis. This is my story. When I was young, I was largely left to... read more

Superfood Greens That Aren’t Kale!

Originally published for Kale has been touted as the superfood of superfoods. It is the gold medalist, the Pulitzer Prize winner, the star of the show. It has been said to possess miraculous curative properties for health issues from A to Z.... read more

Interval Workouts You Have To Be Doing

By now many of us are well aware that High-Intensity Interval Training workouts are the new black. The workouts are shorter and more intense. They are constructed with segments of hard work followed by segments of rest or lower intensity work that fires up the body to... read more

“BRAVING”- The Anatomy Of Trust In The Wilderness

In her book “Braving The Wilderness,” Brene Brown uses the word “BRAVING” as an acronym for defining and developing trust-filled relationships with everyone from kids to coworkers. Now, who doesn’t have trust issues and who doesn’t love a good acronym? Genius, Brene.... read more

#cardiowhenyoucan – Fast Real Time Workouts That Work

I was walking through Chicago airport the other day when I noticed two escalators and a set of stairs in the middle. Not a single person was on the stairs. Hundreds of people were on the escalators. So many of us put aside working out because we don’t have the... read more

How To Dominate The Paleo 80/20 Rule

I recently attended the Paleo FX conference in Austin, Texas (Check out the best goods from the conference HERE), and I was met with a tremendous amount of earth shoes, man buns and strong convictions about the “how” around executing a paleo plan perfectly.  I... read more

About Dr. Heather

Heather is a seasoned chiropractor with specializations in pediatrics, pregnancy and a certification in wellness chiropractic (CCWP). She is an avid athlete, health enthusiast and writer who has a passion for inspiring people of all ages to take first steps toward realizing their greatness within. Through online content, public speaking and coaching, Heather shares wellness, fitness, and nutrition expertise for those looking for deeper change.


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The purpose of this blog is to provide a source of information for those trying to reach a level of life expression that exceeds their current experience. Those who find themselves reading my words may already be in constant pursuit of sucking the marrow out of life and just want more marrow. Alternatively, my reader may be a person who was hit with the reality that there is more…a lot more and it is a better, greater experience if you are charging toward it with a healthier brain and body. There will be anecdotes, there will be research, there will be lists of things to apply, but mostly I just hope to connect with others who share a mission of embodying our greatest self and full life revelation.

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