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Stay informed and be inspired when it comes to living a healthy lifestyle. Our evidence-based nutrition and wellness content serves as a tool to help you thrive in your wellness every day.

30 Self-Care Activities for The Everyday Woman

30 Self-Care Activities for The Everyday Woman

Do you make time for the things that you love? If your answer is yes, wonderful keep it up! If your answer is a big no, then it’s time to make some changes in your life, my friend. It’s time to put yourself first. Self-care is a huge component of wellness, believe it...

Breast Self-Awareness: 5 things you must do

Breast Self-Awareness: 5 things you must do

Written by Tiffany Woodus, MD/OBGYN (Obstetrician-Gynecologist) Breast self-examination (regular, repetitive self inspection of the breast with the goal of detecting breast cancer) is no longer recommended by the American Cancer Society or the U.S. Preventive Services...

How to Beat Period Fatigue

How to Beat Period Fatigue

Got period fatigue? No worries, it’s pretty common. During prime PMS time our estrogen levels (female sex hormone) rise, then falls which can leave you feeling fatigued.  Fatigue before and during the period: what causes it? Hormones The roller coaster ride that is...

What’s the Point of a Kegel Exercise?

What’s the Point of a Kegel Exercise?

Written by FH Contributor Rachel Louissaint, DPT If we were to ask the average person if they know where their pelvic floor is, we may get a couple of confused looks. Your pelvic floor muscles are not muscles you can see with the naked eye which makes it even more...

Five Minute Fertility-Supporting Meals to Try This Week

Five Minute Fertility-Supporting Meals to Try This Week

Written by FH Contributor, Tangela Kindell Meetings. Doctor’s appointments. Brunch with friends. You’re a savvy, fabulous, and hard-working woman on a journey to fertility and overall wellness. But taking on the world while pursuing your career, education, and other...

Hi, I’m Valerie!

I’m a DC metro-based Women’s Health Dietitian, Podcast Host and Founder of Flourish Heights. Here, I share evidence-based nutrition and wellness tips to help you flourish!