Crafting? Really? WELLFITandFED is a health and wellness site, right? Here is how I made the connection. "Crafting" is kind of "Zen" and "meditative," so it fits my "WELL" category. A stretch perhaps, but I could not resist this adorable Grinch Christmas tree so...read more
I love Melissa Joulwan’s solution for late night eating, disclosed in her book Well Fed. She shares that she walks around the house at 8 PM yelling, “kitchen closed!!” She says this even if she is home alone. She proclaims this as a signal to her body and her mind...read more
Here's a great idea. Let's squat, as though we were on the toilet, then bend over and place our hands on the floor (while in the squat), then unceremoniously fling our legs into the air behind us, only to land in a push-up/plank position, and then oops - change our...read more
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
One of the best exercises, for butt strength, is the “Step-Up”. Like all exercises, though, you'll want to know how to do step ups correctly. What are step ups? A “Step-up” is simply performing the movement of stepping up onto a box or platform. You can’t go wrong...read more
One of the reasons I left full-time chiropractic practice is because I wanted the freedom to travel more extensively. However, frequent travel can create havoc on your fitness and nutrition goals. I realized even if you don’t take dozens of trips a year you still...read more
I am going to share with you natural toiletries to throw in your wee travel bag. Many years ago TSA made bringing key toiletries on board tricky, to say the least. Little 1-3 ounce containers in a Ziploc rendered it impossible for a girl to have all of her essentials...read more
I know. None of us want to say it. We are afraid to offend, afraid of what the repercussions might be if the conversation doesn't go well. I am pretty sure no one to date has been willing to take the risk...until now. I am. I am ready. "Santa, you are morbidly obese...read more
You're out and about, and you hear it. The growl. Your stomach is telling you, "I know it is not dinner but I neeeeeeeeed something." We've all suffered this experience and often when starting on a new food plan such as Paleo, or Whole30 snacks are one of the toughest...read more
Epsom Salt baths have become “the new black” in the rehab and relaxation industry. Expensive, beautifully packaged bags of Magnesium Sulfate ready to whisk away all your aches, pains, toxins, nerve conditions, and whatever else that ails you. But do epsom salt baths...read more
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.
The Shake-Maker Part 1
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