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What is Lifespan vs Healthspan

How Are They Connected? In 1919, the average life expectancy for people born in the U.S. was about 56 years. Today that has risen to almost 79 years. Health has many dimensions.  We all want to live longer, but many of us have not added that we want to live longer...

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Why Don’t I feel Good?

Today my guest is Melissa Deely an integrated mind-body health practitioner also trained in NLP timeline therapy hypnotherapy. She's dedicated to helping her clients discover the root cause of their health issues and truly help them heal. By diagnosing their...

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A Daughters Perspective

Today's blog is really special to me because I interviewed my daughter Faith about a daughter's perspective of what happened over the past two years, how it has affected her mindset, and what she felt through both parents having a chronic illness. Between COVID,...

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Own It.

People usually look at healthy living as a series of sacrifices they need to make in their life that includes dieting and exercise, instead of identifying what lights them up about feeling good each and every day!   Mindset and how you look at things are half the...

Own It
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Are you Tongue Tied?

First let's start with the fact that the tongue is an important oral structure that affects speech, position of teeth, nutrition, swallowing, nursing/eating, speaking, periodontal tissue, and much more.  We are just now discovering how important the tongue really...

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Tongue Thrust

What is a tongue thrust? Tongue thrust is a term that describes the habit of pushing your tongue forward between the upper and lower teeth when you swallow.  This swallowing pattern where an individual pushes the tongue against or between the teeth is hard to break...

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Mouth Taping

The elephant in the room! Mouth taping is not for everyone and is not needed if you can breathe through your nose 24/7  It has become very popular, but a lot of people wonder why anyone would do it, or if it's even safe.  In this blog, I'll explain more about...

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Oral Health and Family Connection

Family history can impact the way you look and how you act, tethered tissues in your mouth, and the health conditions you may suffer. It is probably not a surprise to learn that family history can also impact oral health. The ways that your family history impacts...

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Myofunctional Therapy Crash Course

Today I am talking about orofacial myofunctional disorders and orofacial myofunctional therapy. Also called orofacial myofunctional health or just myofunctional therapy. Orofacial refers to the mouth and face and Myo refers to muscle and function refers to the way...