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Some thoughts about doing it all over the holidays
This time of year can be a bear for self-care. There are so many things to derail us. Gatherings. Sugar everywhere. Winter weather. Family. Tight finances. Parties. Commitments. Expectations. Oh, those expectations. B Read More »
Sorry for the late notice but I've got a little gig coming up Wednesday night in SE Portland. Please join us! Oh, and it's free. STRESS 2.0- A New Way to Understand Stress Date and time: Wednesday Oct 22nd 7:00-8:30 Read More »
Chinese Medicine tips to stay healthy this Fall (Guest Post)
By Tara Gregory, LAc Tara works at Dr. Samantha's clinic in Portland, Evergreen Natural Health Center. She is available for appointments Tues and Fri 11-7 and every other Saturday. In Chinese Medicine fall repres Read More »
What’s the Deal with Plant Based Protein?
I was at the gym the other day chatting with a friend about eating protein to build muscle. He mentioned that he likes to eat rice and beans after lifting since it’s a “perfect protein.” I have another friend who i Read More »
Healthy Eating on Vacation, Is It Worth It?
When I travel I think about food. Partly because I like to eat, and partly because I choose to avoid certain foods for both health and ethical reasons. It’s important to me to eat foods that make me feel well all the t Read More »
Is it True That Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity Doesn’t Exist?
A few weeks ago a spate of posts hit social media in response to a study result that “proved” that non-celiac gluten sensitivity doesn’t exist. My first response was to roll my eyes and ignore it as I do with mo Read More »
Go for Great!
Last week I wrote about the difference between feeling ok and feeling well. About how it’s so easy for us to just get used to mediocre and think it’s ok to settle for that. I wrote: “Feeling well is deeper. And Read More »
A few weeks ago I was chatting with a friend at a conference and another friend wandered by and mentioned that she woke up that morning very early because she was excited for the day. It struck me how very rare that is f Read More »
It’s Been too Long Since You’ve Felt Great
I was just chatting with a friend at a conference and another friend wandered by and mentioned that she woke up that morning very early because she was excited for the day. It struck me how very rare that is for people. Read More »
Down with Vegetables?! Vegetarian, Vegan, or Omnivore, Choosing Health.
About 6 months ago I was perusing my online reviews, because you should do that every once in a while, and I came across a review that skewed my stats with a 1 star out of 5. This happens. You can’t be right for everyo Read More »

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