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Are you in tune with your body?

Your body is giving you cues and talking to you all the time. Are you listening or are you ignoring? Truly think about it… Here are 4 common scenarios.  Maybe you can relate: In the afternoons around 3/4:00, you tend to feel sleepy.  Do you just work through it with a cup of coffee?  OR have you […]

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“My Metabolism is Broken”

“My metabolism is broken”… Is this an ongoing thought for you?? So many of my clients tell me this: “I have struggled with my weight my whole life.  I just have a slow metabolism”  “Diets work for other people but not for me.” “This diet used to work and now it no longer works.” I’m […]

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Science Behind Alcohol Affecting Your Sleep

We may be craving alcohol to help cope with stress, boredom, or maybe for some fun. Back in the day, I used to be a party girl – I get it. I fight these urges all the time.  What has helped me is understanding how alcohol affects my health and my metabolism.  For instance, I […]

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4 Tips to Get to Bed Earlier and Quality Sleep

Science has proven that getting enough quality sleep enhances our ability to make good decisions, stabilizes emotions, boosts immune function, and regulates our appetite. Your body and metabolism crave regular sleep patterns with at least 7 hours of sleep (for most people).  It is beneficial to maintain healthy evening and morning routines for consistent sleep […]

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Sugar Intake Related to Joint Pain

I love it when my clients have realizations and epiphanies.  As they change their daily patterns and improve their nutrition, they start to become mindful of how they feel related to their habits.  In one week, I once had four clients tell me that their significant joint pain went away (almost completely) once they minimized […]

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Dropping Pounds VS. Revamping Your Metabolism?

I am very passionate about this topic.  In fact, it’s the backbone of all my programs and services. Sunshine Wellness Mission is to help motivated women who are fed up with dieting to regain control of their metabolism and daily routines.  We promise no more hamster wheel of self deprivation…fatigue…disappointment.  Instead, we provide realistic programs […]

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Create a Healthy Morning Routine

Envision this dreamy situation…You go to bed early and sleep well.  When you wake up, you feel rested.  You get up before anyone else in the household for some quality alone time.   You start out your morning with a short meditation to clear your mind.  You have enough time to review your schedule and plan […]

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Omega-3’s Linked to Recovery of Muscle Soreness

Studies show that omega-3 fatty acids (EPA and DHA) have been shown to help in the recovery of muscle soreness, lessen joint pain, headaches, and migraines. Here is a simple way to explain how it works:  When you intake omega-3’s, your red blood cells are transported with the omega-3 fatty acids to increase the amount of […]

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Heartburn? Get off meds naturally!

Many people suffer from heartburn.  The good news is that it is preventable.  Most of my clients are able to get off acid reducing medications and control heartburn through diet and lifestyle changes alone!   Here are the most common causes and tips to reduce heartburn. Possible Causes of Heartburn: Mindless eating – not chewing well […]

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Ladies Only: Natural Birth Control

Natural Birth Control When young women start to become sexually active, many are automatically prescribed “the pill”.   Did you know this method is only 91% effective, according to Planned Parenthood.  Many women stay on birth control pills for a decade or more.  If you think about it, that is over ten years of taking artificial […]

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