5 Most Common Excuses That Sabotage Fitness Goals

It is amazing the lies we will tell ourselves. The excuses we believe and signup for, without query or question.  They are outright sabotaging your fitness goals. How many of these "escape routes" or “exit doors” can you add to a plan before it fails?  So, what are...

read more

Craving Carbs – 7 Paleo Recipes to Curb the Urge

When I first attempted to convert to the Paleo lifestyle, it was quite a transition. I was still craving carbs like crazy! It was like I was Cookie Monster in Heather’s clothing. I would often stare at a bunch of kale, and think, “There is no way I am going to be able...

read more

Jump Rope Basics: A Beginner’s Guide To Skipping

I didn't jump rope as a kid. I do remember I owned a pink plastic jump rope with squishy handles, but I never used it. Wait, I did run, dragging it around by one handle, to get the dog to play chase. But I didn’t utilize it for its intended purpose. I was into other...

read more

Workout Fun: Deck of Cards Workout

If I look back at the times when I was inconsistent in my workout, it had a lot to do with the fact I was completely bored. I would head to the gym and do thirty minutes of cardio and then my six weight exercises, abs, stretch and head home. #YAWNFEST. I decided to...

read more

Power Sleep Smoothie: A Chocolate Vanilla Sedation

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

The Truth About Burpees, Are They Worth It?

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

“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

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.

Thrive Square Add



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

The most tasty greens smoothie ever!!