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Did your parents, teachers, or health care providers prepare you for perimenopause? If you’re lucky to have had preparation from parents, etc., congratulations. You are a part of the minority. If you didn’t? I’m with you. We’re in the majority. You would think that such an important transition/right of passage, accompanied by so many physical […]

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Our bodies are more powerful than we can imagine. Have you ever heard of epigenetics? It studies how the environment and behaviors influence gene expression without changing the DNA sequence. Studies have shown that epigenetic changes can pass from one generation to another. Think about the implications of that. Yes. We can inherit our ancestors’ […]

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Dan Buettner coined the term “Blue Zones,” which refers to the lifestyle of the world’s longest-living communities; centenarians. They are among the oldest and healthiest people in the world, living with little to no chronic health issues. He is also the author of Blue Zones: Lessons for Living Longer From the People Who Live the […]

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There is so much healing in healthy, earth foods. Health is wealth! I think so. Every day I am grateful for my life and my health.  I dealt with acne in my teenage years, during my second pregnancy in my thirties and a resurgence almost to the day I turned 40. I was a vegetarian, […]

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The foods you eat will undoubtedly impact your body and quality of life either positively or negatively. You get to choose some of what goes on and into your body. So aside from eating fruits and veggies, I choose to drink them as well, along with super and fermented foods to optimize my gut health. […]

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There is a saying that goes something like, nothing changes if you don’t change anything. It’s true. Life oftentimes require us to go through many changes in order to become the person we truly desire. For those who rise to the challenge, change can be accompanied with great chaos and confusion. After all, change is […]

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Dreaming. It’s what I’ve always done. Even when the dreams feel impossible, like now, at almost 50. I’m still dreaming. I dream of being a better human being, sometimes doing nothing, being happy, acquiring financial wealth, being in service, recreating, and enjoying lifelong health. I dream of being a good mother, wife, daughter, sister, aunt, […]

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After being layered all winter long, I welcome the hot summer days because I can wear less clothing and have fun with the pieces I wear. I particularly love my skin out so I can feel the sunshine on my skin. Yes. Distressed denim happens to be one of my fave summer wear. But you […]

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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.