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Posts by Victoria Albina

Intuitive Eating

Intuitive Eating

As modern humans with access to food on-demand, 24/7 supermarkets, and delivery services, there are endless options of foods to eat. There are also thousands of experts out there proposing their own ideas of the perfect diet for the average human. And those recommendations are often conflicting. Are nitrates good or bad these days? What…

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Ep #52: Unconditional Love

Unconditional love can be a tricky feeling state to harness at first, especially when you think that someone has caused you hurt in the past. Or if you’ve lived your life expecting the world to do you wrong. Though it can be hard to imagine now, this is how I used to go about my…

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Hypothyroid Is a Feminist Issue

Hypothyroid is a feminist issue

. As a functional medicine practitioner, I work with so many people who are beyond fatigued. Perhaps your energy is low, your zest for life is waning. Your memory feels less than dependable, brain fog is a daily drain. You’ve been to your primary care provider, maybe even endocrinologist and were told that everything was…

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Future Self Planning

Future Self Planning

One of the lessons that has been life-changing for me comes from cognitive-behavioral science. It’s that we have thoughts based on our history, our experiences, our socialization, our fears, worries, and our thoughts create our feelings. We take action based on our feelings and those actions create our lived experience in this world. It is…

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Ep #50: Positive Self-Regard

Before I dive into the month of February where I’ll be talking all about love – both self-love and unconditional love for the world – today’s episode is all about positive self-regard. How many of you have unconditional acceptance and love for yourselves? Do you find yourself believing all the negative things the world tells…

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Analysis Paralysis

Analysis Paralysis

  When we don’t manage our minds, our minds manage us. When we don’t get clear on what we want first and foremost for ourselves, everything looks like a golden ticket, a great opportunity. Our vision is clouded and our health can suffer. In contrast, when you plan what you’re going to think ahead of…

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Ep #49: Being Okay with Being Wrong

As an admitted know-it-all throughout most of my life, I can recall many instances where I would insist on being right, and someone telling me I was wrong was one of the most hurtful and upsetting experiences. If you can relate, this episode is for you, my love, as I show you exactly why it…

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Fatigue – Adrenal Edition

fatigue and adrenal

Our world has changed in amazing and disruptive ways in the last 20 years. The advent of cell phones and blue screens in every room has led to information and sensory overload. We’re eating more food-like products that are leading to more and more inflammation. Our bodies haven’t evolved to manage how much we’re being…

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Ep #48: Your Why and Polyvagal Theory

What gets you up in the morning? What’s that driving force that propels you to take action every day, to live the intentional life of your dreams? That’s your why, my darlings. On the podcast today, I’m talking all about your why, and I’ll be touching on polyvagal theory as well, so you can nerd…

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