The human brain is a complex organ composed of billions of neurons continuously firing electrical signals that control what we do, think, and feel. However, many people do not realize that the human body also has a “second brain!” This “second brain,” located in the gut, is often overlooked but equally important in regulating our behaviors, thoughts, and emotions. Read on to learn about the gut-brain connection and how taking care of your gut can improve your mental health. 

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In my own journey of recovery from chronic Lyme disease and mold illness, I have taken an ancestral approach to healing that I feel is a sustainable way to not only regain health but build optimal long-term wellbeing. In this post, I want to outline the seven principles upon which I have created my “ancestral healing approach to healing chronic illness.” None of these principles works in isolation; they work synergistically. In my experience, a lifestyle developed around these principles has incredible healing power. 

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Our gut bacteria serve many crucial functions in our bodies, yet they are extremely vulnerable to harm from external influences such as environmental toxins. Environmental toxins alter the composition of the gut microbiome and disrupt the important metabolic activities of gut bacteria, with significant repercussions for our health. Read on to learn about the types of toxins that harm gut bacteria, and how simple dietary and lifestyle changes can help you reduce your toxic exposures and protect your gut bacteria. 

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For a growing number of people, contact with nature is a novelty that occurs sporadically, perhaps on a yearly vacation to the beach or a trip to the mountains. With increasing urbanization, we are spending more and more time indoors, and far less time in wild, natural places. An emerging body of research indicates that we should not treat nature exposure as a novelty; rather, it should be an integral part of our daily lives, especially considering the many health benefits nature has to offer.  

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The ancient Greeks held the belief that plentiful sun exposure was vital for physical performance, and they required Olympian athletes to bathe in the sun as part of their training. A growing body of research indicates that the sunbathing practices of these ancient athletes were well-informed. Sun exposure influences a wide variety of physiological processes that affect athletic performance, including testosterone and nitric oxide production, circadian rhythms, alertness, skeletal muscle function, and vitamin D status. Read on to learn how safe sun exposure can help you reach your highest athletic potential.

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A disrupted circadian rhythm can negatively impact many aspects of health, including blood sugar control. Read on to learn about how circadian rhythm disruption affects your blood sugar, and what you can do to reset your circadian rhythm and thus reverse conditions such as high blood sugar, insulin resistance, stubborn weight gain, and diabetes.

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