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One of the most traumatic things about cancer treatment is the loss of hair that accompanies chemotherapy treatment. In this episode, we talk about cancer and hair care with my personal stylist, Angie Defrancis Cox. One of the best pieces of advice I was given before starting treatment was to schedule a series of 5…(Read More)

Very often cancer patients are concerned with two things – what goes in their body and what goes on their body.Leah Robert, Oncology Nurse and Co-Founder of Salty Girl Beauty I certainly know this to be true for me. After I was diagnosed with cancer, I searched for answers as to why this horrible…(Read More)

Budha bowl with vegan protein foods

The Universe feels totally aligned this week… everyone is focusing on protein. Which leads me to ask the question, “what’s the big deal about protein?” I was quoted in an article that appeared in Well+Good, an online health and wellness magazine, regarding three myths about vegan protein. You can read the article here…(Read More)

Tomatoes, green beans, and potatoes in the market

https://youtu.be/KPgT9drwFEQ A couple weeks ago I started reading a book about aging and longevity. These topics are front of mind because of my health history. I’m a cancer survivor and I’ve made it my life’s mission not only to heal myself, but to also help others on the journey…(Read More)

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Physical activity is an important part of health. Your body was meant to move, built to move. Without movement, your body doesn’t work right.  If you ask your doctor what you need to do to stay healthy, they will probably mention some form of physical activity as part of a healthy lifestyle. If…(Read More)

What can you do to better your mental health? Oh so many things! But there is one guiding principle that holds all the answers to that question. In this week’s episode 2 of the Life Well-Lived podcast, we talked about what you can do to better your own mental health. It’s surprisingly…(Read More)

girl riding bike in forest

How do you cope with the unexpected? Many of us are moving through life so fast we rarely stop to think about what’s going on… really going on. Truth be told, life is always throwing something our way. Something unexpected… whether it’s a car breaking down, an accident, a tree falling over on…(Read More)

Coronavirus. Pandemic. Social distancing. Isolation. These words are distressing. So I started looking for ways to calm myself. If you’re looking for ways of how to stay calm in uncertain times, maybe this will help you like it did me. There is certainly no shortage of people offering help and suggestions for how to…(Read More)

woman with watermelon

Looking for another reason to eat the rainbow? How about clear, glowing skin? Eating the rainbow will make you more beautiful! In a recent blog I mentioned three great reasons to eat the rainbow. First, it provides your body with essential vitamins, minerals, and nutrients it needs to function and fight off disease. Second, food…(Read More)