Living with Gratitude and Advocating for Love

When you have a child with special needs, your entire view of the world shifts. Petty problems seem meaningless, and the future is unknown. You learn to appreciate the small things in life that you may have missed beforehand. On a recent episode of my

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How Looking Back In History Could Save The World Today

The fate of this world is in our hands. We’re facing ever-increasing challenges in terms of sustainability and climate change. On a recent episode of The Darin Olien Show, I spoke with my fascinating friend, Chris Patton. If you’ve never heard his name before, that’s okay.

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How Vulnerability Leads to Empathy

Being in the public eye, or having a family that’s in the public eye, can make people think they know you. But the truth is, no one knows you unless you allow yourself to be vulnerable and open up. On a recent episode of my

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9 Foods & Herbs That Help Your Body Adapt To Stress

So as some of you might know, my dog Chaga was injured last week. And let me tell you, that was a stressful, emotional event. All forms of stress – emotional, nutritional, environmental, physical – stimulate the production of cortisol, known as the stress hormone.

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Tired? 11 Natural Foods to Raise Energy

Your body is meant to be full of energy, not running on fumes. However, all the shelves lined with energy drinks and bars and the coffee shops on every corner, it’s clear that is not most of us are feeling on most days. But it

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Coconut Oil is Healthy. It Always Has Been Healthy

Coconut oil: It’s a hot topic recently and the debate over coconut oil is hotter than ever. My inbox is flooded with SuperLifers asking: “Is coconut oil healthy?” All because of a click-bait article by USA Today titled: “Coconut Oil Isn’t Healthy. It’s Never Been Healthy.”

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Anti-Inflammatory Warm Turmeric Drink

This creamy, warm turmeric drink is truly one of my ultimate favorites for recovery and restoration, especially during these cold winter months! It is a delicious, anti-inflammatory boost for your body. Here’s why I love it and why I know you’ll love it too. Not only

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10 Key Ways to Stop Chronic Inflammation

Inflammation is like a two-sided coin, both good and bad. Acute inflammation is the good side: it helps you heal when you get injured (an allergy response, cuts, sprains, broken bones, etc.).  Acute inflammation also happens when you exercise; you are causing physiological stress in the

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The 1-Step Fix For Water Quality Problems

I’d love to tell you that water is water is water. I would if I could, but sadly water’s quality is not all the same! Drinking just any kind of water day in and day out won’t enable the hydration and detoxification potential you’re hoping to

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6 Easy Ways to Eat Raw Cacao Every Day

I eat raw cacao every day. If you spend any time with me, you’ll quickly find out that I love raw cacao and when you find out how good it is for you, you will too! It’s simply a fantastic superfood for your body. I’ve

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