“But you didn't steal Christmas. You stole stuff.”

Cindy Lou Who, from The Grinch (2018)

Shoulding on the holidays, part 2: Expectations

I look forward to the holidays every year. Just the other day we took our annual trip into the hills to go tree hunting. It was a snowy day with big, fat snowflakes and being out in the woods was so quiet and beautiful it was like being inside a snowglobe. Every branch and blade […]

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‘Shoulding’ on the holidays part 1: Guilt

Welcome to the holiday season! I absolutely love this time of year. I love the festive feeling, the events, decorating the tree, Christmas music, buying gifts, wrapping gifts, turkey dinner…I could go on. I even like dealing with the Elf on the Shelf. Having a little girl in the house makes everything that much better. […]

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Six ways to be more grateful every day

Gratitude is one of my favorite practices. This is because it is a really simple exercise that takes almost no time, but has far-reaching, multi-focal benefits. If you’re only going to do one self-care practice, this one will give you the most bang for your buck. Gratitude turns what you have into enough. It turns […]

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What is “Dirty Keto”?

So you’ve decided to commit to a Low Carbohydrate, High Fat (LCHF) or keto-type diet. Good for you! Soon you will be enjoying less brain fog, more energy, less inflammation, better immunity, decreased depression and anxiety, decreased pain, and many more benefits hard to believe in a culture struggling to survive on the Standard American […]

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What’s the deal with MCT oil?

It seems everywhere you go these days someone is talking about MCT oil. But why? What is the deal with MCT oil? MCT stands for Medium Chain Triglyceride. This describes the molecular structure of the fatty acid’s tail. MCTs are purified forms of saturated fats, usually from coconut or palm. In a nutshell, the reason […]

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How to protect your gut buddies while on antibiotics

If you have been following my Instagram stories (@nourishmehc) you will know that I have come down with an ear infection. The whole side of my face has been swollen all week and I feel like I’m underwater. Today has been the first day all week that my teeth have met correctly when I close […]

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