Author: Erin Finch

Turning to yoga for stress reduction

Constant stress can have extremely damaging health effects. In fact, it is the foundation for nearly all disease. I wrote a post about this awhile back that you can read here. In this post, I discussed the many ways in which our bodies experience stress and how regardless of the source of stress be it, emotional, poor sleep, inflammatory foods, and even excess or high-intensity exercise, etc., our body responds the exact same way in an effort to handle the stress at hand. If you are in a state of HPA-axis dysfunction (hypothalamus, pituitary, adrenal axis dysfunction), a more accurate description of what is...

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A tastier way to reap the benefits of apple cider vinegar

You may have heard of Raw Unfiltered Apple Cider Vinegar being the miracle drug when it comes to natural remedies, capable of having health benefits for nearly everything including fighting infections and viruses, supporting digestion to helping with weight loss. In fact, it even cured a nasty plantar wart I had a couple years back. While this may be true, if you have tried drinking this stuff before, you also know it gives a pretty hard punch to the throat and is not very pleasant or gracious on the taste buds. If you wish to reap the many health benefits that Raw...

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Change your mindset for lasting health change

  Will you be making a New Years resolution this year to improve your health? If you’re serious about taking control of your health once and for all, you may need to change your mindset. I would hate to see you fall into the large percentage of people that make goals for themselves every year, only to fall back into their old habits and ways only a couple of months later. Don’t make these common mistakes this year and you may just be on your way to truly good health! I am rooting you on. Don’t Make It All About...

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Train as a Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Practitioner || Contributor Erin Finch

Most of us are keenly aware that chronic stress and ongoing symptoms can have a huge impact on a client’s long-term health and quality of life. As [health coaches, personal trainers, practitioners], we often find ourselves wanting to do more to help our clients. We see their pain and frustration even when it seems they are doing everything right…… if only we had answers! Did you know that you could have access to lab testing that uncovers the underlying cause of health problems? This lab testing can help you pinpoint healing opportunities; and once you discover these healing opportunities,...

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Top 3 things to consider when making a lifestyle change

New Years is right around the corner, which means many of you will be making New Years resolutions. If you are looking to make a healthy lifestyle change this year, I would encourage you to read through consider these things before making any new goals this year. Know Yourself Ask yourself a few questions before you decide on a plan to move forward with your health. Do you prefer to make a lot of changes (drastically change your diet, start an intense work out program, etc.) all at one time or do you need to go at a slower...

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