Nourish to Thrive Blog

Your guide to a nourished body and mind

Be a "Basic B" with your health routine to get unstuck healthy habits May 02, 2024
 I heard the term “Be a Basic B” from a business mentor of mine.

You can probably fill in the blank as to what the "B" stands for however, whether you know or don't know the word, it doesn't matter for getting to the point (whew!).

After applying the concept of "Be a Basic...

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Listen to your instincts over influencers when making food choices, here's how functional wellness healthy habits holistic nutrition Mar 21, 2024

Something that hasn’t been sitting well with me lately is how we’ve lost our own instincts as humans when it comes to making food choices.

We’ve put all our faith and trust in OTHER people such as influencers, diet creators, and even health professionals to tell us what to eat.

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This thought will change how you choose the foods you eat functional wellness healthy habits holistic nutrition Mar 07, 2024

When I went on my first healing journey over 10 years ago, I decided to take a natural, more holistic approach. It was at this time that my thoughts around food started to change.

As a child, I used to view food as something that kept me from feeling hungry, or a way to bring enjoyment and...

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5 steps to support detoxification and reduce chronic inflammation (anti-inflammatory series part 5) functional wellness healthy habits holistic nutrition Mar 01, 2024

 

Today I want to share 5 steps for supporting detoxification to help remove toxins that are gumming up your body tissues and sending your immune system into a tizzy.  Toxins, and a resulting overreactive immune system, drive chronic inflammation.

Step 1: Open Elimination...

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The most important anti-inflammatory nutrient (anti-inflammatory series part 4) functional wellness healthy habits holistic nutrition Feb 23, 2024

If I were asked to choose one nutrient to support reduced inflammation in the body it would be Omega-3 fatty acids (fats).

Both Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids can be converted into anti-inflammatory prostaglandins. The prostaglandins are what control the inflammatory process.

While...

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One thing you must STOP doing if you have heartburn or acid reflux functional wellness healthy habits Dec 15, 2023

Holidays are a time when many of us will overeat and indulge on heavier foods than we are used to eating.

This will lead many of us to experience heartburn and acid reflux.

Heartburn and acid reflux are fairly common, and most of us assume that it’s caused by having too much stomach acid.

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Ditch Your New Year's Resolutions...Seriously! Try Stacking Tiny Habits Instead healthy habits Jan 17, 2021

Did you know that January 17th is “National Ditch Your Resolutions Day”?  Yes, January 17th has become known as one of the most common days for people to give up on their New Year’s resolutions. Can you believe that giving up on our resolutions is so common, that it has...

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