Taking the stress out of vacation cooking

Taking the Stress Out of AIP Vacation Cooking

Vacation’s while on AIP can seem counterproductive, I mean how do you relax & focus on stress management while thinking about how to eat and stay compliant? How can you take the stress out of AIP  vacation cooking? Wanting to spend as much time on the beach and with family as possible, there was no Read More

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Investing in yourself

You may have seen this on social media but I’ve just been on the most wonderful & relaxing vacation! It was long overdue and very nearly didn’t happen, but for me, I know if I don’t take time to  take the foot of the gas, juggling all the veritable balls that a single working mum Read More

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June: A Few of Our Favorite Things

“It ain’t no fun if the homies can’t have none.”  – Snoop Dogg We’re with Snoop. As health coaches, both Emma and Jo often come across new (and existing) products and services that enhance this AIP lifestyle we’re living in some way. Since we reckon we should take some time to share the love, this is the second in Read More

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May: A Few of Our Favorite Things

  “It ain’t no fun if the homies can’t have none.”  – Snoop Dogg We’re with Snoop. As health coaches, both Emma and Jo often come across new (and existing) products and services that enhance this AIP lifestyle we’re living in some way. We reckon we should take some time to share the love. So, we’re starting a new Read More

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Making Mindfulness Work for You

Mindfulness means paying attention in a certain way: on purpose, in the present moment, and non-judgmentally. This increases awareness, clarity and acceptance of our present-moment reality. It creates space. It’s widely cited by many health coaches and mentors as essential in our healing journey, as being mindful can be a useful stress reduction tool and Read More

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The Reintroduction Process: Balancing Life Style Factors

For those of us with an autoimmune disease, the profound effect that other factors have on our lives – such as work-life balance, stress management, relationships, our state of mind – all have on our health can often be more powerful than diet changes. Balancing Life Style Factors are essential to your overall health. Removing Read More

Surviving Winter Blues

Top tips for Winter Blues

Before I decided to call Chicago my home, I hated the dull winter mornings in England, going to work in the dark, coming home in the dark, being in a building working all day with little to no sunlight and when I officially chose Chicago as my home, my hate of winter amplified. In fact, Read More

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The Importance of a Morning Ritual

      One of the very best things that I’ve developed thanks to my not-so-little-anymore AIP caper, is a morning ritual. It’s taken me some time. I’ve dabbled with a WHOLE lot of different things along the way, but I’ve hit upon what works for me. Well – I should qualify that with what Read More