Health & Wellness Blog

By: Amber Stevens

Author of  Food, Feelings and Freedom: The End to Emotional Eating

Why do my emotions make me eat?

Why do my emotions make me eat? What a roller coaster of a month! I've experienced some amazing highs and some scary lows. I  can easily say, this has been one of the most chaotic months in my life, in...

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5 Ways Massage Supports Weight Loss!

5 Ways Massage Supports Weight Loss! Have you had a massage lately? I bet you felt relaxed with less pain and more movement. Have you been trying to lose weight? I imagine you are watching what you eat and trying to...

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Willpower is a myth. Try this power instead!

Willpower is a myth. Try this power instead Willpower. Sounds like something a super hero should have: Superman has Super powers; Spiderman has “Spidey” sense; and Grocery Shopping Woman has Willpower! It seems that willpower is so strong and elusive...

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The Time I Stopped Loving Myself

The Time I Stopped Loving Myself There was a time I loved myself. There was a time I just lived being whomever I wanted to be. And I could be anything. There was a time when words couldn’t stop me,...

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Should I be taking Folic Acid or Folate?

Should I be taking Folic Acid or Folate? During my pregnancies, I became very aware of the need for Folic Acid in my diet. But recent news stories have shared a warning - stay away from Folic Acid! What?! Folic Acid is...

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5 Ways to Live Forever

5 Ways to Live Forever A rare and wonderful man left this world recently - my grandfather (papa). In his 86 years, Papa experienced a rather “basic life”; but one that touched many people. Clearly, he did not live forever,...

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Use honey, or propolis, to fight that cough!

Use honey, or propolis, to fight that cough! Ahhhhh, it's cold season...and I don't mean winter....I mean the sniffles and sneezes. My youngest son recently endured a month-long relationship with our tissue box before undergoing a tonsillectomy. Poor guy! And...

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You can have your cake, and eat it too!

You can have your cake, and eat it too! Hello holidays! Hello cakes, cookies, cocoas, cheeseballs and all the yummy sugary, fatty treats that you can imagine. This time of year, I actually crave peppermint mochas; such an odd and...

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