We are all just doing the best we can with what, where and who we are at each stage of our lives. 

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We are all doing the best we can with what, where and who we are at each sage of our lives. If you could have handled a situation better in the past then find the lesson and add it to your bag of “life tools” that you can take with you and bring into the future. This way when or if you should ever find yourself in a similar situation you now have more wisdom and knowledge then you did before on how to deal with it better.This is how we learn and grow. Anything before today is in the past .. Holding onto it or beating yourself up about what you could have done different or better is keeping you stuck and spinning in…

I love me some garlic !!!!!

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I have been trying to get my people for years to eat garlic while they are pregnant and they just look at me like I am bat shit crazy ! The very thought of it makes them cringe just thinking about it . I can’t believe I totally forgot about sociable garlic capsules !! I use to take them everyday for years to help with my circulation and to help regulate my blood sugar levels when I lived in Aspen . The brand I like is called Kyolic and when you take them your won’t burp them up or smell bad . Win win for all !  Here are the reasons I like taking or eating garlic in pregnancy : It boosts your immune system and…

Holistic remedies for cold and flu season during pregnancy

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Tis the season … Yup it’s that time of year again where coughing and sniffles fill the air. As much as you try and avoid the sick people in your life  or the germs that fill the air sometimes you just get plan old sick. I remember reading years ago that a cold is your body’s natural way to detox. It’s something that I always think about now when I get one.  One of the best things to do to help the detox process is obviously stay hydrated. Water, water and even more water. Try adding some fresh lemon to really flush out the system. Also coconut water and hot tea with lemon and honey for sore throat and cough. But,  my all time fav…

A positive mindset is everything in birth 

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A positive mindset in #birth is everything! Your body follows what your mind tells it to do. Your body doesn’t know pain. It’s your mind that says this is painful. Personalized birth affirmations and sayings are some of my favorite tools to use in birth. Everyone has a different something that works for them and often you won’t know what you need until you are in the sacred birth space. Some of the most amazing births I have ever done the women were so in their power by chanting words of encouragement to themselves and their babies out loud. There is that saying, “You can’t stop the waves from coming but you can learn how to surf.” When a contraction starts, if you go into…

Bieler’s Healing Broth

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Last night I was with a client that was sick. Her husband made a batch of this soup to help her heal that was sooooooooooo delicious and good. I left them and ran to whole foods and bought all the ingredients and this morning made me a big old batch of it. This makes a lot so after eating some I put the extra in mason jars and stored in the freezer. I figured I can bring these to births with me to drink while I’m in labor with clients. It will be especially good to drink daily during flu season or while working in the hospital.  This original super healing recipe was developed by Physician Henry Bieler to help heal a variety of illnesses.…

I AM …… 

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The universe is responding to the energy you are exuding. Pay attention to this .. Become aware of your self talk and self beating . Turn your negative self talk into a positive mantra about yourself and say it time after time, day after day until you become it and believe it . Take the steps and actions to bring more of that into your life and being. See and feel yourself living and being this way. The way we feel about ourselves inside manifests on the outside .. Everything in our life is a reflection of this. It all starts with you. If you thing you are shit 💩 … Your life will be shit💀💨 … Im sticking with Choosing love 💓 because like…

Peace✌️love💗light🌟meditation 

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Last week during the super moon I went to an awesome meditiation /kundalini yoga event  my dear friends at Energy muse  hosted. The amazing teacher who was so lite up with light – Flissa Mannella lead us though this mediation at the end of class that I absolutely loved and have been doing with myself daily as well as with my clients. It doesnt take long to do and is great to do really anytime during the day or after your yoga practice, in the morning upon waking or before bed. This is an easy mindful exersice that you can do with your children as well.  First sit a  comfortable cross legged seating position with your eyes closed and hands either on your heart, in…

Practice the pause before reacting from an emotional place 

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This was something I had to learn a long time ago as in my youth I was the queen of lashing out when I was emotionally charged… NEVER react from an emotional place! Words can never be taken back once they are spoken. Yes it is totally uncomfortable to sit with and feel anger, sadness, grief, disappointment or frustration .. It’s a hell of a lot easier just to vomit it all over someone else to get it off your chest.😡🌪💀💨 …. 😳 I am a big fan of practicing the PAUSE before reacting. Take a few breaths, walk away, sit and process what you are feeling, journal about it, write a letter to them about how you are feeling and don’t send it (after…

A fun filled day of gratitude for kids 

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Being that it is November the month of Thanksgiving, I often use this whole month to give thanks for all that I have. I have a month of November desk calendar and each day I write 3 things down that I was grateful for that day. Thanksgiving day I look back on the month and reflect. When we connect with gratitude we get to see how rich our life really is .The other day I worked with my dear friend and old client Mary and her 3 little boys . I had worked with Mary all through her pregnancies as well as after and have remained close to this day. It is so important that we teach children the value of gratitude as it turns…

Zucchini Noodles with shrimp, tomatoes, garlic and pesto

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The other day I made this recipe and posted it on my Instagram story @Lbreggy and I got tons of texts and messages asking me how to make … So here it is ! First of all let me start off by saying I am not a gourmet chef nor am I Martha Stewart . I like to cook really healthy, clean meals that are fast and easy to make.  Lately whole foods market has been carrying pre- packaged zucinni and squash noodles and I am totally obsessed with them. They are about 16-18 calories a cup ( can’t read the back .. Need glasses … Aging is so fun 🙀) Zucinni is full of  Vitamans such a C, A , B’s, folate and minerals…