Shannon

Health Warrior 

Cultivate Your Anti-Inflammatory Healthstyle

Fun – Creative – Resourceful – Real

Real health for your body 

Resourceful tactics for renewing your mind 

Creative opportunities for your own business

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Recent Blog Posts

This Survivor’s Soul Part 1 of 2


What does it mean to pivot?  My inner dancer grabbed on to that one and immediately thought of an old across the floor sequence where we practiced our jazz walks going: “walk 2, 3, 4, pivot step, pivot step.” *insert hips!In that sequence the “pivot step” is used to change direction. So how do I

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Thoughts from Mama Pat: Finding Fun


Hello friends, Mama Pat here!Today’s big question is: What happened to fun? Is fun hard to find? Is the refreshment we expect to get from fun hard to feel? “And she had fun, fun, fun ’till her daddy took her T-bird away…” Can you hear the music? Some days I feel like someone took my T-bird away. Or

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Kissing Life’s Frogs


I have a deep abiding love of magic. I see it everywhere I look.  From the trees surrounding my house as they sway whispering secrets, to the look on my rescue dog’s face as she overcomes her personal demons and joins me in the present. It is true we associate magic with fairy godmothers, wizarding

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An Unsung Hero


How well does a small Band-Aid work when you are gushing blood from a deep gash? Not well at all! Yet that’s how I approached solving my own personal energy crisis at one time. What 17 year-old needs to take a four hour nap in the middle of the day just to have a prayer of

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“Winds in the East”


“Winds in the East. Mist coming in. / Like somethin’ is brewin’ and ’bout to begin. / Can’t put me finger on what lies in store, / But I fear what’s to happen all happened before…” Bert in Disney’s Mary Poppins Reflecting on the autumn season that was so brilliant before this icy winter set in

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What is a Herxheimer reaction? Part 3 of 3


Let’s kick off Part 3 with this little section from Part 1.Have you ever gone through a treatment/therapy that was supposed to help you feel better, only to feel worse? Whatever symptoms you were struggling with before your treatment now include increased headaches, nausea, fatigue, brain fog, increased muscle and joint pains and yes, on

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