February Brownie Bites Blog Rollup

February Brownie Bites Blogs Are Chock Full Of Goodies!

This month I posted 5 blogs ranging from a book review, to an article about how 93% of American adults are metabolically unhealthy.

The Brownie Bites Takeaway:

I had a zoom with someone about my book. They recorded me and then used snippets of our talk for their own advertisements. The kicker? The person completely misheard almost everything I said.

Women are not listened to in healthcare settings, work settings, or even at home.

Read more.

Up to 71% of women report being gaslit at the doctor

Hereโ€™s my Brownie Bites takeaway for 3 ways to boost oxytocin:

๐Ÿ‘ซ Touch
๐ŸŒฒ Get out in nature
๐Ÿง˜โ€โ™€๏ธ Meditate

Learn about more ways to boost oxytocin and why!

Being in nature boosts oxytocin

My friend Peter Sims sent me an advance copy of his new book, “Black Sheep, The Quest to Be Human In An Inhuman Time.” It is profound, beautiful, and a reminder of what matters: art, connections, family, living.
โ€œHaving always felt like a bit of a lonely misfit, the idea that being a black sheep was no mark of shame, but instead the result of rebellious creativity, resonated deeply with me. I didnโ€™t think of myself as a black sheep, but I hoped I could become one.โ€œ

Read my full review here.

Black sheep book by Peter Eagle Sims
Black sheep book by Peter Eagle Sims

The Brownie Bites Takeaway:

While menopause refers to one day in a woman’s life–perimenopause, the years leading up to it, is a hormonal adventure with symptoms ranging from electric shocks to frozen shoulder and hair loss. I believe knowledge is power–and it can help knowing you’re not alone.
Here’s 10 symptoms of perimenopause you may not know about:
1. Hot flashes
2. Cold chills
3. Heart palpitations
4. Chills
5. Inability to regulate temperature
6. Anxiety
7. Irritability
8. Mood Swings
9. Sadness
10. Depression

Read about more symptoms here.

Perimenopause symptoms

The Brownie Bites Takeaway:

Less than 7% of American adults are metabolically healthy. Prioritizing health ensures we can achieve our goals at home and at work.

๐Ÿƒ 1. Prioritize exercise.
๐Ÿ“… 2. Schedule your health and wellness.
๐Ÿง˜ 3. Take time to meditate.
๐Ÿฅ‘4. Make the time to shop for, and cook healthy meals.
๐Ÿ“ฃ 5. Remember that WE are the advocates for our own health.
๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿ‘ง 6. Prioritize family and friends.

Read the blog here.

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