My Fave At-Home Health Resources

Try a bunch and find what works for you

Meditation and mindfulness

Dawn Buse

  • Dawn Buse is a doctor, professor, and licensed clinical psychologist who conducts research on migraine, pain, and stress, among other conditions. Her website has a bunch of great resources, including relaxation recordings.

Calm

  • My go-to app for daily meditation, which features a daily Calm, sleep stories, Masterclass  education series, and meditations like Seven Days of Anxiety/Focus, etc.

Insight Timer

  • I love meditations led by Sarah Blondin.

Headspace

  • This app has a great meditation for those suffering pain.

Gabrielle Bernstein

Passive Muscle Relaxation

  • Just do a search on YouTube. I love this one.

Tara Brach

Mental Health

MindShift app

  • CBT-based by Anxiety Canada

STOPP app

Five-Minute Journal

Dr. Allison Answers

  • Allison is a clinical psychologist who shares so much invaluable information on her website on topics like anxiety, anger, self-compassion, happiness, productivity, gratitude, and more. Check out her meditations, too.

Exercise

Yoga with Adriene

Down Dog Yoga

@activelyautoimmune on Instagram

Romney Studios

  • I haven’t signed up for their workout series, but they share some good exercises on their Instagram.

Entertainment

Audiobooks

  • Audible, iBooks, Overdrive or Libby apps.

Podcasts

  • I love Happier with Gretchen Rubin, Oprah’s SuperSoul and Masterclass, and Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard, among many others.

Introducing: 12 Days of Fitmas!

We all need a little push to get active this time of year, so from now until Christmas, I’ll be sharing a new exercise each day on  Instagram from my sister, a certified personal trainer. They’ll be quick and easy to do anywhere with minimal equipment, and most importantly – you’ll feel the buRN!

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Tea Time is All The Time

Coffee gets a lot of love – it’s warm, caffeinating, tasty, and Instagram-worthy. But, I’d argue, tea is also all of that and happens to be my hot drink of choice. So, it’s time to shine the spotlight on tea.

I’ve mentioned before my love of tea and it being my go-to morning drink. But it wasn’t always this way. Continue reading “Tea Time is All The Time”

My Go-To Recipes

Sweet without the sugar – my go-to, no-guilt recipes

After a sugar-induced holiday season last year, Adam and I vowed to have a sugar-free January and clear our bodies of the stuff. We made a pact to not consume refined or added sugar in any of our foods, which immediately eliminated a lot of desserts, sugar-laden store-bought snacks, and unnecessary extra calories that were hidden in everyday products (cereal, granola bars, yogurt, bread, spreads and condiments, etc.)

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