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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 […]

14 Signs That You May Be Experiencing Perimenopause

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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 without changing the DNA sequence.

Dial Down Those Genes That Do Not Serve You

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Dan Beuttner 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 the book, Blue Zones: Lessons for Living Longer From the People […]

Aging the blue zone way

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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, […]

I Healed My Acne By Optimizing My Gut Health

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It’s no secret that I love green juices, smoothies and hot cocoa. Green juices. They fill me up and give me good love. So how do I manage to consistently enjoy these delights and have not gotten tired and thrown in the towel?

The Kitchen Gadgets That Make My life Easier + healthier

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Indulging in juices and smoothies have become a daily self-care ritual because they work to support my health and wellbeing. I’ve learned what ingredients work from great teachers, both western and eastern, and from my own body. And as my body changes, I continue to learn even more.

Smoothies & Juices Support My Gut Health

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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.