Part 4 of PMS: The Hormone/Acne Connection

Feb, 3 2016 by Joy McCarthy

Why is PMS so tough on your skin? Long past our teen years, many of us find that PMS still has the ability to make us break out like we're back in junior high. That's because hormones affect not just the inner workings of your body, but also play a role in the way your skin regulates, sebum, your very own, self-produced skin lubricant. Your monthly cycle is kind of a see-saw between the two big lady-centric hormones: estrogen and progesterone. Estrogen is the dominant hormone during the first half of your menstrual cycle and progesterone is during the second,... Read more

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Part 4 of PMS: The Hormone/Acne Connection

Why is PMS so tough on your skin? Long past our teen years, many of us find that PMS still has the ability to make us break out like we're...

Feb, 3 2016 by Joy McCarthy

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DIY Tips for Anxiety and Depression

Let’s just get this out of the way right away: these tips are most definitely not intended to be a substitute for professional therapists or prescribed medication. As I mentioned...

Jan, 26 2016 by Kate McDonald Walker

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Simple Butternut Squash Soup

This butternut squash soup is so simple and made with only a few ingredients. The reason I didn't add any spices was because I made it for my parents a...

Jan, 19 2016 by Joy McCarthy

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Best-Ever Lactation Cookies

Even you're not actually breastfeeding don't worry, you're not gonna start squirting milk from your boobies by eating these cookies ;) However, if you are BFing, the ingredients in these...

Feb, 1 2016 by Joy McCarthy

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Guest Post: Raspberry Coconut Overnight Oats

Breakfast is tough. In a society where instant is everything, how can we make our breakfasts fast and healthy? Here, I give you the recipe for the perfect breakfast fast...

Jan, 23 2016 by Sara Bradford

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Guest Post: The Digestion and Confidence Connection

There are plenty of women who dislike their stomach. Many don’t want to bring focus to it other than to criticize it. They wish it looked different – stronger, fitter,...

Jan, 16 2016 by Susanne Mueller

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Wild Mushroom Soup

No, this is not chicken soup, but it's still damn good for the soul!! The incredible earthiness and creaminess of this soup makes it very grounding and warming. Goodness knows...

Jan, 29 2016 by Joy McCarthy

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6 Tips to Avoid the Afternoon Crash

Being sleep deprived comes with the territory of being a new mama. This means my energy levels are not what they used to be pre-bambina when I could sleep for...

Jan, 22 2016 by Joy McCarthy

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Postpartum Depression Is More Than Just Baby Blues

Photo credit: Melanie Gordon As a new mama and holistic nutritionist, postpartum depression is something that I'm familiar with but have not personally suffered from. However, I know that many...

Jan, 15 2016 by Joy McCarthy

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