Simple Ways to Banish Belly Bloat

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PRINCIPLES OF FOOD COMBINING: Individuals who battle digestive distress may benefit from experimenting with food combining. There are very simple rules to follow when it comes to eating the right combinations of food to optimize digestion and the assimilation of nutrients. Please see the food-combining chart for more details on proper food combining. THE RULES […]

Tips from a Top VA: Social Media


Hey guys! Shannon comin’ at ya for this week’s VA tip. Being a business owner can be hard. It’s certainly no walk in the park (even if we love our clients!) So I’m all about making business easier, which, to me (and hopefully to you!), means creating systems to make sure that everything is functioning […]

Best Soup for Spring Cleansing – Great For Flushing out the Junk!

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Simple Cream of Spinach Soup 2 cups spinach ½ avocado ½ medium onion, chopped 1 celery stalk, chopped juice of 1 lime ½ teaspoon cumin ½ teaspoon coriander 1 small clove garlic ¾ teaspoon sea salt 1 teaspoon miso (optional) 1 tablespoon nutritional yeast (optional) Blend all ingredients together in a blender (I love using […]

How to Prepare for a Detox or Cleanse : Simple Steps

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Staging Your Kitchen a.k.a. Your Kitchen Detox Prep!  One of the most common obstacles preventing us from achieving our goals is a lack of proper planning and preparation for the journey ahead. Your goal is a fun, easy and successful Detox.  Proper kitchen prep will be a huge asset in achieving this goal and will […]

How to Make the Perfect Detox Spring Salad

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Making the Perfect Detox Salad is not HARD! I have to tell you something and I am being serious about this one. Too often people think eating clean or detoxing is hard. Eating clean is defined as eating foods in their most natural state. When a client asks me about detox and tells me they cannot […]

How to Make Simple Vitamin Waters for Hydration

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Make your own Natural Refreshing Vitamin + Weight Loss Detox Water!   ~ flush toxicity, add nutrients, and drink the weight away~ Not only can you flush away toxicity but you can add vital nutrients & minerals to your water with the following combinations: Ingredients ¨        1/2 gallon water ¨        1 grapefruit, sliced (can substitute […]

Simple Liver Cleanse Juice Recipe

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Everyone should Juice, even if you do not have a Juicer. I want you to reap the benefits of juicing {even if you do not own a juicer}, so here is my favorite way to juice without a juicer. You can juice using a blender by following these simple steps:  1. Throw in your juice […]

Learn your Ayurvedic Body Type to Enhance Digestion

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  There are many approaches to balancing your body and your digestion. Today, we will focus on the Ayurvedic Approach to Digestion. In Ayurvedic medicine, the approach to digestion is one profound. This approach not only looks at the food you eat, but also your unique body type and constitution. In this approach, digestion is […]

Spring Detox : 3 Reasons We Must Detox!


Wild Rose College of Natural Healing defines detoxing as “clear[ing] out toxins and debris in your body that may be stopping you from having vitality.” Over the past few decades the word “detox” has become very popular, but the principles of letting the digestive system rest in order to allow the body’s natural cleansing processes […]

7 Tips for Eating Clean on a Budget

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The biggest hurdle most people have to clean eating isn’t the food.  Fresh, homemade, organic food is delicious! It isn’t giving up those ‘unclean’ foods. There may be that one food you just can’t let go of, but that isn’t the issue either. The issue is the bottom line, that line item on the budget […]

Tips from a Top VA 2.0 – Secrets to a Stress-Free Launch

Hey guys! It’s Shannon, back for Round 2 of “Tips from a Top VA” (that’s “Virtual Assistant” for all my newbies reading this). :] This week, I want to talk to you guys about keeping your cool during a launch. We all know that launch time can be stressful, especially when things go haywire. Shit, […]

25% More Happiness in Seconds

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Did you know that studies show that this one thing can make you 25% happier? It boosts your immunity to anger, disappointment, and frustration. It’s even been shown to heal pain and illness in your body. It can certainly heal relationships, especially with your beautiful and miraculous body. That one thing is GRATITUDE, and amazing things happen when you integrate […]

10 Tips for Living Healthy and Detoxing Naturally

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Detox it vital in this toxic world. For so many years as a health coach, I focused simply on digestion because I do believe that good digestion leads to a healthy life. But then one day I realized that in order to have good digestion, you must be detoxing properly. The light went off in […]

Relieve Stress in Seconds


The breath is one of the most useful tools we have to settle our mind and relieve stress.  This advanced breathing technique is really quite simple and accessible to anyone, anywhere, any time. It’s called Square Breath.  It’s super easy to remember how to do, because you do it just the way it sounds. The […]

Simple Ayurvedic Practices for Daily Detox


You’ve been working hard on your detox and you want to be sure that the effects of all that effort last. You can also set yourself up for your next seasonal detox, primed, and ready to release toxins on a deeper level. If you have never heard of Ayurveda, here’s the skinny:  Ayurveda translates to […]

The Secret to Avoiding the Mid-Day Slump


It’s coming. You can feel it. You’re trying desperately to will it away, but, inevitably the clock strikes 3:00pm. Suddenly, you are exhausted. The thought of striking the letters on the computer keyboard seems like a daunting task, not to mention you can barely keep your eyes open. ‘Argh!’ you think to yourself. When this […]

Give Your Adrenals a Break


The “fight or flight” syndrome – you’ve heard of it, right? Accompanied with the image of the saber-toothed tiger dashing after a hunter, getting ready to attack. You often get into this situation, don’t you? In modern times, we’re not literally in that frantic position, but our bodies are often reacting as if we were […]

7 Ways Juicing Can Help You Lose Weight


Unless you have been living under a rock for the last few years, you would have no doubt heard about the amazingness of juicing. But did you also know that a juice elixir can also be a healthy and safe way to lose weight? When drunk in complement to an existing weight-loss plan, juicing provides […]