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Gimme, Gimme that Sunshine~

Summer and sunshine are two of my favorite things.  Growing up as a child I was slathered in sunscreen and burnt often.  We thought this was due to my fair skin and the harmful rays of the sun. Now I know better.  In this blog I will share a few of the main things that

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Melatonin, Serotonin, and the Vital Role of Light

Melatonin, Serotonin, and the Vital Role of Light by Dr. Melissa Sonners

The interplay between melatonin, serotonin, and light exposure is a fascinating aspect of human biology. These three components are closely linked and play crucial roles in regulating our sleep-wake cycles, mood, and overall well-being. In this blog, we will delve into the functions of melatonin and serotonin, how they are affected by exposure to light,

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The Battle of Brainwaves: Red vs. Blue Light Exposure

The Battle of Brainwaves: Red vs. Blue Light Exposure by Dr. Melissa Sonners

The human brain is a complex and fascinating organ that constantly operates, even when we’re asleep. One of the most intriguing aspects of the brain’s activity is the generation of brainwaves. These electrical patterns reflect our mental state and can be influenced by various factors, including exposure to different types of light. In this blog,

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Im a writer

And yes, you’re right. I left out the apostrophe above, intentionally. If you are someone who saw that and perhaps even cringed a little for me or judged me (it’s ok), this message is for YOU ⭐️ I’m a writer.   Not because I have perfect grammar, far from it. I often don’t know when to

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Motherhood

Motherhood is a beautiful journey, but it can also be incredibly challenging. As a mama, you are responsible for taking care of your children, managing the household, and often working outside the home as well. With so many responsibilities, it’s easy to forget to take care of yourself.  At the same time, with all we

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Free Diving

Literally one of the HARDEST things I have EVER done  ..and I’m still working on figuring out WHY.  “You float relaxed, face down.   Below, surrounded by dancing radials as the sun ignites the sea,the drop line fades into blue infinity.  It’s quiet.  Waves lap gently as the water caresses, gently cradling you in your wetsuit. 

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Sleep Hygiene

So you want to start waking up earlier to get ahead of your day BUT you don’t sleep well, or you go to sleep late?  No worries, I’ve got you.  Let’s work on your SLEEP HYGIENE.  The key to waking up feeling RESTED is to get good QUALITY sleep.  Ideally, if you can get at

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What The Ironman Taught Me

I hated running my entire life.  I was the girl that would try my best to avoid school on the day of the mile in gym class.  I once actually threw up on the school field right next to the cones after attempting to run the mile.  I would watch all the healthy kids that

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