I began my own health journey a few years ago and quickly took a wrong turn. Like many young women, I thought under-eating and over-exercising were the path to health. Boy, was I wrong! After a couple years, my health had gotten progressively worse. I became an exhausted young mom with severe acne, PMS and mood swings that could intimidate a seasoned combat veteran. I figured this was no way to live and began to research nutrition and healthy living.
Within a few months, I was a different person. Today I enjoy excellent health, sleep like a baby and my moods are fantastic (ask my husband--he couldn't be happier with the change!). But I figured there were still a lot of folks out there looking for answers, so that's how this blog got started.
These days I live with my husband of nine years and our two children in the beautiful mountains of northern Alabama (along with our general menagerie of farm animals). We drink raw milk, unschool, and basically enjoy living outside of the box.
What You'll Find Here on the Blog...
Check out some of my popular posts to see what The Nourished Life is all about:
Nutrition and Recipes
The Easiest Coconut Oil Fudge You'll Ever Make!
10 Reasons Why I Love Butter
10 Foods that Affect Thyroid Health
Vegetable Oils Cause Cancer
How to Make Raw Milk Kefir
How to Make Raw Milk Yogurt
Dieting and Weight Loss
Is Emotional Eating Really Emotional?
It's More Than What You Eat: It's How You Live
How Sleep Affects Your Weight and How to Get More Sleep
Coconut Oil's Role in Weight Loss and Metabolism
Cortisol and Weight Gain
Does Yoga Help With Weight Loss?
Traditional Diets in Perspective
The Number One Ingredient to Avoid
Making Peace with Food
Why Stress is Killing You and What You Can Do About It
6 Shampoo Alternatives for Life Without Suds
21 Home Remedies for Migraines and Headaches
Safe Cookware and Toxic Cookware
Homemade Toner for Acne Prone Skin
12 Natural Toothpaste Alternatives
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