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Apple Podcast | Spotify | Audible In this episode of The Pause Pod, I’m chatting with Dr. Melanie Llanes, a pelvic health expert, about the critical role of pelvic floor health during perimenopause and menopause. Dr. Llanes discusses the “five S’s” of pelvic floor function, the impact of hormonal changes, and common issues like urinary […]

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Our bodies are more powerful than we can imagine. Have you ever heard of EPIGENETICS? It is the study of how the environment and behaviors influence gene expression. So basically, the things we do and are exposed to can cause a change in the way genes are expressed. However, no change occurs in the DNA. Studies […]

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“End the year strong.” Who hasn’t heard the phrase? But what if we were to reframe that with, “end the year well.” I say this because as a culture, being strong seems to be of greater value than being well. We’ve been strong all year long, and in this current climate, every day requires some […]

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Listen to your gut. You’ve heard that saying a gazillion times. But do you really? The gut doesn’t speak but it communicates, and all you need to do is pay attention to the signals it’s sending you about your health. That bloated feeling, acne, insomnia, irritability, PMS, weight gain, etc. may all stem from less […]

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This June is National Caribbean American Heritage Month. And as it comes to a close, we’re kicking off a new series on the blog titled, Caribbean Beauty & Wellness Rituals. As many of you know, I was born and raised on the Caribbean island of Trinidad & Tobago (T&T). My alternative medicine influences began in […]

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Self-care is unique to everyone. If you’re struggling with what it can look like for you, know that it’s anything that you do to nourish your mind, body or spirit. And today’s feature, as are all our features are great examples and inspirations. This week’s beauty founder has found her self-care groove. Dive in this […]

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Dr Jane Goodall says it best. “One individual cannot possibly make a difference, alone. It is individual efforts, collectively, that makes a noticeable difference—all the difference in the world!” Inside Outer Beauty Market believes every positive action undertaken in support of a healthy planet is worth the effort. We are doing our part by learning […]

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As we continue this series, it becomes more and more evident how diverse we are as a species and also how diverse our needs are. Knowing comes with tuning in. Tuning in to ourselves and what we need to live optimally and healthfully. Where are you from? Where do you live? And what are you […]

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Today on Her Self-care Rituals, we are featuring another amazing founder whose products you can find on Inside Outer Beauty Market. Dive into this read for a peek into the rituals of this blossoming beauty entrepreneur. Tell us a bit about yourself. Where do you live? Where are you from? And what are you creating? […]

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I'm Dixie. 50+ Biology and health educator, qigong practitioner, beauty and wellness founder, empty nester, and all round life lover.