Health & Wellness

Three years ago, I changed my lifestyle to incorporate varied fasts and adopt a low carb diet, hoping to avoid health problems and complications that have plagued other family members (as I’ve shared in previous articles). Since the word “breakfast” literally means “to break the fast” (from supper to the next morning), I began to recognize…

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Health & Wellness

Find Healing in Connection

Connection is something we all long for.  We were not created to be islands unto ourselves–we were made to be in community. For those who grew up in a loving, nurturing family, connecting with another feels “normal.”   For those who grew up in dysfunctional families, where the air they breathed was confusing or scary,…

By Judy Bennett |
Health & Wellness

2020 Diet Trends to try that are Actually Good for You!

Diet trends come and go. Many are too good to be true. But sometimes we try them anyway, always eternal optimists when it comes to quick fixes and health. This month, I bring you some diet and health trends that really are good for you—and there’s science to back them up! Move Over, Meat! People…

By Bridget Swinney, MS RD |
Health & Wellness

A Call for Belonging

So many of us today have grown accustom to our self-proclaimed independence and we wear it proudly like a badge of honor. While there is nothing inherently wrong with independence, what is wrong is the growing sense of isolation that has resulted from modern notions of independence. Independence today almost seems synonymous with isolation. Technological…

By Dr. Jordan Adams, DC |
Health & Wellness

Who will you be?

I’m a big fan of setting goals and I love the idea of a fresh start at the beginning of the year.  Goals make me feel like the possibilities are endless.  But, like many others, I often struggle to achieve them.  I take small steps, but they don’t always lead to big changes and when…

By Natalie Mendez |

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Health & Wellness

New Year… New Me? 

This time of year always brings with it the promise and allure of a new beginning. It’s the time of year we all vow to do better, to be different, to do more, or to give up a multitude of things – all in an attempt to be a new and improved version of ourselves….

By Dr. Jordan Adams, DC |
Health & Wellness

Self-Care, a way to nourish your mind, body, and soul

Self-care is what you deliberately do to take care of your mental, emotional, and physical wellbeing.  Caring for yourself is the key to an improved mood, reduced anxiety, and the relationship you have with yourself and others. Seems simple, right?  Then why do we constantly and consistently overlook our own self-care? Get started on your…

By Rachel Graham |
Health & Wellness

Comfort Foods Get a Makeover

Baby it’s cold outside…and that probably means you’re planning to eat something warm and delicious (and perhaps high calorie) to chase the chills away. We know how all the calories add up over the holidays. Let’s not forget that there are often fewer opportunities for fitness in December—who wants to walk outside when it’s dark,…

By Bridget Swinney, MS RD |
Health & Wellness

Nutrition Myth Busting

We’ve all done it. We’re reading something on the web on a completely legitimate website and then there’s that popup that grabs your attention: “Doctor says never eat this food.” Or “Eat these foods to get rid of belly fat.” And of course, curiosity gets the best of us, and we get stuck in a…

By Bridget Swinney, MS RD |