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What do your genes say about you!? You can find out by running the 23andme test! And once you do, there are so many tools to help you analyze your genetic info and make the most of your results. With my clients, I focus on the genetic info that describes your body’s ability to […]

Tools for analysis of 23andme genetic info


After enjoying a healthy cup of Joe, use coffee grounds for something besides garbage filler! Household Sprinkle on sidewalks to help combat ice! Provides traction + acid encourages melting. Reduce odors by putting coffee grounds in a jar or bowl and storing it in the fridge or a smelly cabinet. (But, in the […]

Don’t toss your coffee grounds!


  Do you know anyone with a chronic illness? You may without knowing it. Many people with a stubborn health condition might seem “normal,” but that’s only because you’re seeing them on a good day. They  may be expending all their energy to function normally and, after you say your farewells, may be headed home […]

3 things a chronically ill person might want you to ...



Quick version: Holding “Power Poses” (making your body appear big) can change your biochemistry making you less stressed and more confident, at ease, assertive, confident, relaxed, risk tolerant, and fearless. More in Amy Cuddy’s TED talk. Long version: When my Mom and Sister are in airports or on long road trips, they […]

Power Poses (for 2 min/day) May Change Your Biochemistry!


It can’t be denied that the state of the sky affects our mood and perception. A clear, blue sky is crisp with contentment, while a cloudy, soupy sky might weigh your mind and your heart. For many who suffer from SAD (Seasonal Affect Disorder), cloudy days have dire consequences. But the first-rate […]

Cloudy days, clearer thinking and SAD




Get to know your body by watching these mind-blowing, awe-inspiring videos… keep in mind, these things are happening RIGHT NOW in YOUR BODY! 1) An immune cell is chasing a bacterium: 2) A kinesin protein is WALKING on a microtubule. This is a simulation, but is complete non-fiction! 3) The previous […]

Your cells work hard



Brains Sweep Themselves Clean Of Toxins During Sleep …As if we need another reason to get a good night’s sleep! This article on NPR.org, called “Brains sweep themselves clean of toxins during sleep,” discusses the new discovery of channels that cleanse your brain by whooshing out harmful toxins while you snooze. Snippets: During […]

To sleep, perchance to… cleanse your brain



Tonight I had the distinct pleasure of teaching a class through Staunton’s Parks and Recreation called Bite a Bug.  Please read further about it in the Staunton Newsleader article, by Laura Peters. The title of the class, Bite a Bug, is not a play on words… we ate bugs… Lots of bugs!! […]

“Eat a Bug” Class