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Heart Healthy Eating - The Abridged Version

By Karen | February 2, 2022 |

The food you eat can either be the safest and most powerful form of medicine or the slowest form of poison - Ann Wigmore Did you know that what you eat can have a direct impact on the state of your health? And your cardiac health can be directly affected, both positively and negatively, by…

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It's February! That Means It's Heart Month

By Karen | February 1, 2022 |

This month is near and dear to my heart. As a survivor/thriver of a Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection, it is my mission to bring education to the masses. I want to share all I know about women's heart health and how to maintain it. To that end, buckle up. This month's blog posts will be…

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Food Is Medicine...End of Story

By Karen | January 30, 2022 |

I found this post on another platform today by Dr. Mark Hyman... Mounting research shows that there is no magic bullet to treat heart disease, cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease, arthritis, allergies, digestive disorders, headaches, fatigue, or any of the myriad problems we suffer from in the 21st century. But increasing evidence also shows us something…

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Choose Your Rainbow

By Karen | January 29, 2022 |

Have you ever been told to "eat the rainbow"? Do you know what that means? Are you doing it? Eating the rainbow doesn't mean that you should be eating multi-colored M&Ms or gummy bears or anything that is artificially colored to match the rainbow. It means that we should be eating fruits and vegetables in…

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Stay Away From Those Reptiles

By Karen | January 28, 2022 |

Do you feel like you are up to your eyeballs in alligators all the time? Do you constantly feel like you're chasing a deadline? Are you financially strapped, always afraid that the next catastrophic event will put you onto the street? These feelings of constantly being under stress will have a negative impact on your…

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You Don't Have To Be Perfect...Just Start Somewhere

By Karen | January 27, 2022 |

  "Perfection is the enemy of progress" - Winston Churchill Perfection According to Merriam-Webster, perfection is freedom from fault or defect the quality or state of being saintly an exemplification of supreme excellence an unsurpassable degree of accuracy or excellence Can you claim that you can live up to any of these definitions? I know…

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Whose Responsibility Is It?

By Karen | January 26, 2022 |

Some of my favorite quotes came from Maya Angelou. She was wise and much of what she said really speaks to me. "Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better." - Maya Angelou When I was trying to dream up some inspiration for today's post, I thought…

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Don't Let This Stop You

By Karen | January 25, 2022 |

What am I doing here? Who am I to think I can tell anyone how to do anything?  Have you ever had this conversation, or one like it, with yourself? This is known as Imposter Syndrome.  Imposter Syndrome Imposter Syndrome is a term coined in the 1970s by two psychologists. They were looking for an…

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