The Blog

go ahead And binge read

open post →

A few weeks ago on Instagram, I shared that the liver, adrenals, and nervous system are three areas to support during perimenopause and menopause consistently. I wanted to follow up with a bit more information. Disclaimer: This is not medical advice. It’s a summary of my experience and education. Do talk to your functional or […]

open post →

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’ […]

open post →

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 […]

open post →

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, […]

open post →

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. […]

open post →

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 […]

open post →

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, […]

open post →

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 […]

open post →

One of my non-negotiables is recreation. I make time for fun and joy. It doesn’t always unfold perfectly ’cause life is not a linear process, but it sure is worth the effort.  Today I’m sharing shorts. The hot season is back, and I am ready for it. Coming from the Caribbean island of Trinidad & […]

Join me and a growing community of peri and postmenopausal women on my email list, where I share made for you bi-weekly, tips, news, and encouragement.

FRIENDS DON'T LET FRIENDS MISS OUT ON GREAT STUFF.

We're friends, right? Because...

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