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Jonell Francis
3 Big Health Benefits of Getting Your Girl Time

3 Big Health Benefits of Getting Your Girl Time

Can getting your girl time actually extend your life? If you're really invested in experiencing your best life, better pull those fading female friendships off the back burners and calendar some girl time. My girls and I planned our first mountain yoga retreat last weekend and found it so beneficial, we're making it as essential now as green salad with dinner. Women really are an irreplaceable emotional support system for other women. By giving advice, lending a listening ear or a shoulder to cry on, keeping secrets, encouraging hope and boosting self-esteem, strong healthy female friendships can be a prime...

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Jonell Francis
5 Keys to Understand What Women Want

5 Keys to Understand What Women Want

Why Men Need a New Map of the Female Universe Most guys think of a woman a little like a swamp: you can't see where you're stepping, and sooner or later you just know you're going to get stuck in quicksand. And the more you struggle to get free, the deeper you get sucked in. If you're nodding your head in agreement right now, this post is for you. In a recent landmark field study, over 6,000 respondents participated in revealing what women really want. The findings, published in For Men Only: A straightforward guide to the inner lives of...

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Jonell Francis
3 Secrets To Understanding Men (and Expanding Your Peace)

3 Secrets To Understanding Men (and Expanding Your Peace)

Understanding Men Relationships with members of the opposite sex can provide loving connection and belonging but when they aren't going well, they trigger stress, frustration, isolation and grief. What that means on your insides is elevated adrenalin & cortisol, decreased dopamine & suppressed immunity that wreck your peace of mind and eventually your gut. In fact, the emotional side of chronic mold, yeast and fungal overgrowth is 'resentment molding in the gut' (ie. wishing circumstances were different than they are). If you've ever blamed your guy for not listening, or for being selfish, or not caring enough... this post's for...

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Jonell Francis
Wish You Were Irish? (At Least 3 Reasons Why You Wanna Be)

Wish You Were Irish? (At Least 3 Reasons Why You Wanna Be)

Look Who's Irish Everyone is honorarily Irish on St. Patrick's Day. And that alone is reason to celebrate. But lately we're clicking our heels a little higher at the discovery that, our people are legitimately IRISH. 15% anyway. And there's a one in 10 chance you are too. It all makes sense... the lingering suspicion our universe is moved by magical power and that the ‘little people’ in my life make mischief that messes with my plans from time to time. (ha!) I remember in high school spending one long night converting an AP English essay into rhymed couplets -...

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