Summer is finally sweltering all over- and the thing that is going to keep you most energized and radiant is staying hydrated. Whether you’re into outdoor sports, trying to get through a pregnancy, or like me are simply sweating buckets while sitting down in the DR heat, the simple truth is that most water just isn’t going to cut it. Some lucky folks enjoy tap water that contains many trace minerals, but a lot of us use filtered water that has had much of its mineral content removed. When you drink tons of water that is demineralized, you can actually dehydrate your body faster, leaving your muscles and nerves depleted of vital electrolytes. If you’re experiencing increased muscle cramps, headaches, or lethargy this is probably the case.
Store bought bottled electrolyte ‘recovery’ drinks don’t help you much. They are made with chemically treated refined sugars and contain food dyes as well as artificial flavoring and other less-than-stellar ingredients such as brominated vegetable oils. At the end of the day you’re spending a whole lot of money to pump your body full of sugar water which is produced by companies that are depleting the world of it’s water stores and exploiting natural resources.
I will not argue that a drink containing natural electrolytes is refreshing and hydrating- especially after a day in the hot sun. If you want to replace overpriced sport drinks, it is really simple to make your own at home.
Using my knowledge of the functioning of the human body and plant nutrients, I’ve created a great drink that is cheap and easy to make and works really well for me. Check out the ingredient benefits:
Limes: Energy & Immunity provided with vitamin C, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium and copper
Cucumber: Cooling properties due to high levels of potassium and enzymes that help assimilate other nutrients and reduce inflammation caused by dehydration.
Raw Honey: Sugar with fiber- unlike processed sugars honey contains fiber so it is slow burning plus a ton of B vitamins so that your body can assimilate the sugar without becoming depleted. OR give the bees a break and enjoy maple syrup instead for similar benefits.
Sea Salt: Trace mineral powerhouse that delivers more than just sodium! This unprocessed salt reduces appetite and has multiple health benefits.
This recipe is truly synergistic and works to quench thirst, alkalize and heal the body. Want to learn more about how balanced levels of minerals leads to optimal health? Contact me now. We all lose and replace electrolytes at different rates, as everyone is different, but you can vary the recipe to satisfy your own body. This is basically lemonade with a dash of salt that is super tasty and refreshing. Bottoms up!
Super Simple Electrolyte Drink Recipe
In a blender, blend all of the ingredients together until the honey is dissolved. Taste test and adjust as needed. Enjoy 1.5 cups at a time. Salud!
Thanks so much for your attention to this newsletter. There's so much you could be doing with these 5 minutes and I really appreciate you spending them with me. I wanted to update you on how I am going to be supporting you moving forward and how you can best use the resources and information I have available to you. I have overhauled my entire coaching model to provide more consistent availability, closer contact and more community- it is a passion project which I am super excited about! Moving forward I am going to be sending out an email each month containing tricks and tips for best holistic health and wellness as well celebrating those who are making progress in our Inner Circle Membership.
This had been bothering me for a long time. How can I (an open hearted, goofy introvert) have personal connection with my amazing clients without hitting a social wall each day? I absolutely adored the deep conversations I would have with clients and the breakthroughs they could achieve, but we found that their progress stagnated in the time between meetings, which was frustrating to both of us. I could also only connect with a dozen clients at a time, which meant I had to say 'no' to helping many people (which I absolutely hated doing!)
So, I finally nailed down a group membership structure which I believe is going to work for all of us! You choose your level of content and connection, and I get to be available to more of you on an ongoing basis. My favourite part? I get to connect more of you, some of my favourite humans, into close circles in which we can share and support each other in achieving our wellness goals and living the lives we were destined for. Empaths of the world unite!
These memberships provide the structure you need and the support you desire at prices you can afford. Join us today!
How to Stop a Sugar Bender
Keep Shining Bright and Making Progress!
This month I would love to have you help me celebrate my dear client Julie. Julie told me she had spent over two decades and thousands of dollars trying to heal her gut. She had tried every book, class, holistic program and supplement and had multiple doctors visits and medical procedures to try to fix the problem. I met her while she was participating in the WILDFIT® 90 Day Challenge.
We have spent six weeks together so far, and in that time she has achieved so much! She started honouring her empathetic and highly sensitive qualities in new ways. She started a daily journaling practice. She started setting boundaries for herself AND she has defeated her Sugar Monster! She has also shed lots of pounds and inches, but said that is not even a big deal anymore because now her goal is being healthy, rather than being thin. Together we found the answers to why everything else hadn't worked, and what she really needed to make lasting progress. She is EMPOWERED and UNSTOPPABLE! In her words she says: My very favorite thing (about working with me) is that she is helping me see and more importantly embrace the most amazing part of myself. As scary as that can be, she does it in a way that makes me feel excited and anxious to keep moving forward full steam ahead! So proud of you Jules!
Refresh, Renew, Release.
CALLING ALL WILDTHINGS! If you are a WILDFIT® Grad and are looking for an opportunity to move back into a season of Spring soon with a group- here it is!
I am so excited to combine what we love about our 4 week program with a little extra spice to ensure you get into your fat burning zone and achieve the results you are after- all while feeling the best you can.
I am also including more mind, body and spiritual aspects, practices and rituals to stimulate detox and release within the deeper layers of ourselves, without having to ever talk about it! It is going to be in a new format so that we can chat and share over Whatsapp in real time, PLUS you will receive notifications, reminders, inspiration and more direct from me in your personal app! Are you joining us?
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