Energy

// what it means and what to do about it // “I fall asleep just fine. But I seem to wake up between 2-4 am and I’m WIDE awake.” Does this sound familiar? You are not alone. This is one of the most common complaints I receive from my clients. In working predominantly with 40-65 [ continue reading → ]

  I’m going to be honest with you. I’m a speed addict. In fact the first 20 years of my life were bent on SPEED. As a competitive athlete, my sense of VALUE was wrapped around speed. And when my body finally told me that it could no longer compensate, I was FORCED to slow [ continue reading → ]

If the word “overwhelm” comes to mind anytime you take a stroll down the supplement aisle you are not alone. Shelf upon shelf of colorful and oh so beautiful packages will easily make you feel like you “should” be taking supplements [or maybe MORE supplements]. How is it possible to know which supplements are important [ continue reading → ]

IVthe ins + outs of IV bar therapy In a hospital setting getting an IV is a common occurrence. With the pressing need for fluids, nutrients or medications requires a trained health professional can an IV to deliver those nutrients straight into the vascular system [skipping the digestive tract]. IV’s drastically increase the rate of [ continue reading → ]

In this culture, it seems like we use busy as a “badge of honor.” But, it turns out that the constant state of busy wreaks havoc on our stress levels which translates to the body as a “constant threat.” So here is my 3-part challenge to you… [and don’t you worry I’m working on it [ continue reading → ]

Before I leapt into the world of functional medicine I was always struck with fear and confusion when I heard big terms like thyroid dysfunction or thyroiditis.   In fact, I really didn’t even know what roles the thyroid played in the body but it sounded important so every time I got my labs back [ continue reading → ]

BUILDING A POWERFUL MORNING ROUTINE Autumn is my favorite time of the year-perhaps because I grew up in Colorado surrounded by the splendor of changing leaves.  I revel in the season’s crisp winds, golden light and harvest foods because to me they provide a sense of inspiration to change in sync with the seasonal metamorphosis. Whether you live [ continue reading → ]

Here in Denver winter has finally set in. Spoiled by unseasonal warmth, the recent days of chill have shocked my system and reminded me that we are moving into the throes of winter. No matter where you are [in the northern hemisphere – that is] the cold weather blues may be creeping in. For me, [ continue reading → ]

If you’re reading this and reaching for your cup o’ joe to retain your focus + keep your eyes open, don’t worry! You’re not alone. In fact, you’re one of the 35% of Americans have reported having low energy on a daily basis and one of the 73% who rely on caffeine for daily “survival.” [ continue reading → ]

At long last the pendulum has swung away from the fear of fat with the help of robust literature to propel it’s direction. However, as nutrition advice shifts, the details are not always clear. Where is the active woman’s roadmap for fat? Quality standards are easy to find but timing and amount? Not so easy [ continue reading → ]