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My Experience on the Whole 30

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October is here, fall is in the air, and my first round of Whole 30 is over. Needless to say, I need a pumpkin pie something stat. I would say my first go at the Whole 30 wasn’t too painful. I chose to give it a try in the first place because my sweet tooth had gotten out of hand. That’s what happens when I am stressed, so it was more than food addiction I needed to tackle. I needed...

Stress, What is it Good For?

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Stress is something I’d like to consider myself an expert on, considering I’ve partaken in it almost daily for the span of my adult life. Stress is a tricky subject because there really is two ends of the sword – stress can be of value when it teaches you something, or helps prepare you for a big life event (or running away from a saber-toothed tiger). On the other end, chronic stress can be detrimental to our health when it’s...