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May 30, 2018

I can't fall asleep. My mind is racing. My body's having a difficult time relaxing. 

...Sound familiar? 

We all have those nights when we can't really fall asleep, but with stress becoming a mainstay in our culture these days, it can be hard to let go of whatever went on during the daytime and turn our brains on low to we can catch some zzz's.

Maybe not for everyone, but for a lot of people taking magnesium may be a good way to help find some calm in your nightly routine. The issue is, most folks don't actually get enough of this nutrient - in fact, it's one of the top nutrients that is lacking in our diet today. But why, might you ask, does it matter if we're not getting enough magnesium? Well, magnesium, the eighth most abundant mineral on Earth, helps with many functions that allow us to just chill out. This includes calming the energetic activity in your muscles (including a racing heart and an active brain!), regulating blood pressure, promoting restful sleep, and even helping d...

September 24, 2017


A little over a year ago I began experiencing debilitating anxiety that made me feel out of control of my own body. It was accompanied by the occasional panic attack, which I had never experienced before in my life - and it was terrifying. It's difficult to explain the emotional feelings and physical sensations that the panic brings to someone who has never been an anxious person or known what a panic attack feels like. But, fortunately I have had an amazing support system (thanks, mom!), been introduced to invaluable tools, and was able to lean back on my nutrition education.

Anxiety is something I've been open with, but not loudly. Because of my personal connection to anxiety and the real struggles it's brought into my life, specifically in the past year, it's always a topic that's in the back of my mind. Anxiety is actually a quite normal reaction to stress - something many of us are familiar with. However, there's still a stigma around the topic that makes it scary - or w...

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emily spaeth

gathering wellness

 As a nutrition therapist + holistic aesthetician, self love junkie + complete believer of balance, I fully understand the value of taking care of your self. 

I created this gathering space for you to find nutritional guidance + nourishing recipes, tips for self love + thoughts on healthy living. My genuine intention is that you will be able to unveil the life you've always held inside you - the one in which you've always known is there, but just haven't reached yet. 

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