Depression. Anxiety. ADHD. Gut Health?

Okay, let’s talk about gut health! If you’ve been at all connected to social media or the news in the last ten years or so, you’ve likely heard many in the field of nutrition talking about a “leaky gut” and “gut health.” I know I first started hearing about it in 2014 after I’d given…

Handling Anxiety as a Christian

One of the sweetest things I think I’ve ever heard is a group of little preschoolers saying the Lord’s Prayer in their tiny, innocent voices. Once upon a time, I was one of those little preschoolers, but it wouldn’t be until thirty years later that God opened my eyes to the truth in that prayer.…

Nutrition and Mental Health: First Steps

There is so much to this topic! We could spend years together sorting out all the myriad ways our nutrition effects our bodies and in turn, our mental health. It’s amazing to me that in the almost ten years I’ve been studying and working as a counselor, this subject has barely been mentioned. I can…

Beets: Love them or hate them?

Until recently, my only exposure to beets was Dwight from "The Office". Whenever I use beets now, I giggle to myself as I hear Jim say "Bears. Beets. Battlestar Galatica" to antagonize Dwight. Turns out, Dwight's obsession with this surprisingly pretty root vegetable is not so strange. Since I'm not a medical doctor, I'm not…

The Journey Begins

Thanks for joining me! I was so surprised by the excitement and interest when I started posting on Instagram and Facebook about how you can support your mental health with nutrition... I had no idea how much of a need there was for this kind of information! It was complete validation from the Lord that…