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My Biggest Exercise Mistake: I Didn’t Add SPICE!

Everyone makes mistakes. It’s part of life. Exercise just happens to be one of those areas where mistakes happen all of the time for many people. Here’s one of the mistakes that I made when I first started  getting serious …

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Kidney Stones- the basics

In this video, we talk about kidney stones- what they are and how to coexist with them.

Type 2 Diabetes and Kidney Health

Check out this video all about Type 2 diabetes and kidney health. As always I cover the holistic ways you can care for our kidneys, especially important for diabetics.

Alex before and after 75 lb weight loss

“But I might not be able to stop”…the most dangerous drug: food.

If you have been giving in to the food pushers in your life up until now, it’s very likely that the first time you set a boundary, they will be shocked and they might not respond very well. Don’t give up. The more often you stick to your boundaries, the more they will know that no means no. You may choose to offer some kind of explanation, but you don’t owe it to them. Remember that YOU are the one who ultimately has to deal with the consequences of overeating, not them, so you are the one with the authority to make the decision about what you eat or don’t eat.

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Fighting to get stuff done? Try Time Blocking

As a busy healthcare professional and mom, you can feel like you are fighting a constant battle to get anything done. You are pulled in so many directions with your kids, work, school, partner etc… by now you should have …

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A Day in the Life of a Grad School Mom

Does this sound familiar- you get home from work or class, you can hear the screaming through the door before you open it. DO I really want to go in? Maybe I should wait in my car a few more …

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One of my top productivity tips: Timers

Timers are one of the ways I am able to stay so productive as a working mom in school, but, like all things there is a HOW and a WHEN to use this tool that make the difference. Watch the …

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3 Ways I Broke Up with My Stress and Anxiety

By Alexandria Rosa RN As soon as you get up, do you feel anxious, overwhelmed, stressed out? Do you feel your heart racing? Is that your normal? Is that how you feel when you first get up? And I’m not …

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Yoga in a natural setting

The benefits of practicing yoga outside. Dolor sit amet consectetur adipiscing elit pellentesque habitant morbi. Lectus nulla at volutpat diam. Elementum curabitur vitae nunc sed velit dignissim sodales ut eu. At imperdiet dui accumsan sit amet nulla facilisi morbi tempus. …

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