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Hormones

How Past Trauma Can Mess with Your Hormones

It’s widely recognized that growing up in an abusive home environment or surviving physical trauma can impact your psychological well-being. I know this only too well because I had a chaotic upbringing, which I describe in raw, uncensored detail in my new book The Relentless Courage of a Scared Child, which comes out January 5,…

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Your PMS Rescue Plan

Cramps. Bloating. Mood swings. Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) can really get you down. If you find yourself struggling each month in the days before Aunt Flo arrives, it’s time to get serious. We’re taught from a young age that PMS is just an inevitable part of being a woman and that there’s nothing you can do…

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Foods To Balance Hormones At THAT Stage Of Life

I recently heard from a Brain Warrior who, after a lifetime of having a healthy weight, began struggling with postmenopausal weight gain despite eating organic foods, taking high-quality supplements, and doing intermittent juice fasts. All of a sudden at age 47, she started feeling hungry all the time and as a result, she put on…

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7 Medications That Are Depleting Your Nutrients

I meet with so many Warriors who tell me they’re eating nutrient-dense foods, so they wonder if they need to take supplements too. I usually tell them that even if they’re consuming high-quality foods, they may not be getting the benefit from all the nutrients they contain. Why not? If you’re taking any kind of…

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Herbs That Curb Cramps

Menstrual cramps can really cramp your Warrior lifestyle, sometimes pushing you to choose the couch over that karate class. That’s not the only way menstrual pain impacts your brain health. Studies in the journal PAIN  show that cramps can also lower your ability to pay attention and cause abnormal changes in your gray matter. When…

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Is It Time To Fire Your Doctor?

My daughter Chloe’s second-grade teacher knew something was wrong. She felt like her whole life was unraveling. All of a sudden, this very intelligent, organized educator couldn’t concentrate anymore. She was experiencing brain fog and couldn’t focus. “This isn’t normal for me,” she said. Since she had a known thyroid issue and said she had…

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Feel The Healing Power Of A Heartbeet Smoothie

  I asked my Chef to create a brand new recipe for my Brain Warrior Tribe as a Valentine’s Day gift. Medicinal quality food that tastes delicious but also helps to heal and nurture those suffering brain health issues. You’re going to love this smoothie! HEALTH BENEFITS: Beets: Increase blood flow! Excellent for brain health!…

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Quick Tips To Feel Better Fast

For many of us, summer is the perfect time to start focusing on new health habits. If you start with simple steps that help you feel better fast, and quickly increase your energy, focus and motivation, you’ll be more likely to gain positive momentum toward your goals. Since your brain is the control center for…

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Change Your Life In A Powerful Way

I wanted to take a minute or two to reflect with you all about the journey we have been on together, and how we arrived at leading a movement of Brain Health Warriors. For me, after practicing and learning to love martial arts, being a warrior is symbolic of overcoming. Warriors don’t have an easy…

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Why I’m Not On the Evening News: Balancing Hormones

Your hormones play a critical role in the way you think, feel, act and look. I admit, I’m in the lotions and potions stage of life and balancing my hormones are at the center of feeling great in my late forties. It also keeps me sane and keeps me from driving my family crazy. Did…

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