Black Friday Workouts

Black Friday Workouts Black Friday is a day I look forward to all year. Why? I am addicted to the 24 hours of shopping, the savings and the fun that my best friend and I have year after year of our tradition. Over the years, Black Friday has evolved and the madness of fighting through […]

The Surprising Ways Gut Health Affects Your Emotions

A slew of studies point to a strong link between poor gut health and your emotional wellbeing. A healthy gut is not only vital for proper digestion, it’s also incredibly important for our overall wellbeing. In fact, the state of our gut actually effects our emotions in many ways. “The brain and our gut are intrinsically connected and poor gut […]

Did You Know Stress Can Cause Weight Gain?

Overeating is all too easy when you’re anxious but there are other ways that stress can cause weight gain, even if you can resist a candy bar fix. Here are some important things to know about your body’s response to stress: Stress Hormones We all have a built-in stress response. It’s a complicated set of physiological reactions that help […]

Exercise While You Rest with the CVAC Pod  

The CVAC pod may look like it came from space, but it’s actually a breakthrough conditioning technology right here on planet Earth. As an integrative physician, health nut, and athlete, I am always searching for natural modalities to boost wellness and fitness. A few months prior to opening my integrative practice, I discovered some information concerning a device called the CVAC pod. Aside from looking like it may transport me […]

5 Yoga Poses That Fight Stress

Stay calm amid the daily craziness with these 5 simple (but totally effective) yoga poses. Yoga can help you find calm amidst the daily frenzy–and (better yet) can keep you from saying what you really want to say to your boss. Go through these 5 yoga poses (or even just 1 or 2!)  whenever you feel like you’re about to lose your cool. Meditation […]