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15 Ways To Practice Self-Care

A woman who does any of these things is the furthest thing from selfish. Rather, she is sure enough of herself to know that her world comes crumbling down because of her own self-neglect. It is a confident momma — not a selfish momma — who can ask for help, insist on time to herself, expect her family to pitch in, or admit that she doesn’t have it all together.

3 Ways I Learned To Accept Myself In 2016

I felt like I had been waiting until I arrived at certain goals before I could accept myself. So I was really, really hard on myself and placed crazy expectations on myself — that led to constant self-rejection. Here’s how I learned to accept myself in spite of all that.

The Gynecologist Or Midwife? {My Story}

When it comes to my reproductive health, I feel like I’m pretty average… but does the average woman go to the gynecologist or midwife? I share my experiences with both for routine female healthcare. By the time you get to the end, you’ll know which one I’ll never choose again.

Dietzville.TV #002: My 2-Ingredient Homemade Face Moisturizer

I take care of my skin with this healing, 2-ingredient homemade face moisturizer! I believe it’s made such a difference in the way my skin looks and feels… even minimizing old scars and blemishes Join real-life me without makeup as I mix up my moisturizer and apply it on camera.

5 Reasons Why I’m Using Alternative Sweeteners

I’ve been using alternative sweeteners, like erythritol, xylitol, and stevia extract for weight loss, to balance my blood sugar, and gut health. What made me go from turning my nose up at them to using them for my family and myself? Here are the 5 Reasons Why I’m Using Alternative Sweeteners.

5 Natural Remedies for Ear Infections {no antibiotics!}

Ear infections are one of the easiest maladies to treat naturally and at home. Here are 5 natural, no-antibiotic treatments for ear infections that work!

6 Ways To Keep Meals Simple

Love the flavors of time-consuming gourmet dishes, but not the time-consuming part? Yeah, me either. I am all about simple. I hope that, by sharing my six ways to keep meals simple with you, I can help you narrow down the gazillion pinned and bookmarked recipes you’ve got that are just too complicated for you to make right now. For a new recipe to make it on our menu, it has to meet these six requirements for simple meals.

How To Make An Ashwagandha Tincture

I had been spending big bucks on ashwagandha tinctures at the health food store and on Amazon. And then I had one of those face-palm moments. Could I make my own ashwagandha tincture? You bet I could. The simplicity of this process is a no-brainer.

Ashwagandha: What It Is And Why I Take It

Want to know what brain fog feels like? A herd of turtles in your brain trying to stampede through peanut butter. {Turtles = thoughts. Peanut butter = brain fog.} Like many other issues that doctors will try to treat with pills, there is plant-based medicine that can help treat the issues that cause brain fog. And this is why I sought out ashwagandha.

6 Ways to Take Care of Yourself During Your Period

I bet I know what your favorite time each month is… And I bet it’s every week EXCEPT the week of your cycle. Rather than fighting my period, I embrace it as my body’s way of resetting each month. And my body likes to start each new month off with rest and inward focus. Here are the practices I have begun following to take care of myself during my cycle.