How to do a Network News & Social Media Detox

News & Social Media Detoxing by alisonsmith.com

It’s official. I have hit my limit.

After witnessing the results of the 2016 U.S. election, my stress level has reached a point where I have no choice but to address it. I’ve spent the last week grieving over the failed attempt of Hillary Clinton breaking the biggest glass ceiling … read more...

Magnesium Powder to Help You Sleep

It’s 1 am, and like all other nights my 16-year old cat, Fuji, is shouting in the hallway outside my bedroom. Fuji has never had an ‘inside voice’; from kittenhood he’s been the loudest cat I’ve ever met, and in his old age, during the day, he sleeps like a read more...

Shhh…The 5-Day No Complaining Challenge

Shhh...The 5-Day No Complaining Challenge on alisonsmith.com

I live a very privileged life.

I’ve been able to recover from 8-years of Lyme Disease — that was a crazy challenge; I’m super educated; I’ve never been held back from doing anything just because I’m a girl; I had the best parents on the planet, who let me shape … read more...

Break Free From Sugar FREE Video Series with Alison Smith Ph.D.

We are surrounded by sugar. It’s in almost all of the foods we eat, and it feels nearly impossible to escape. Five years ago, when I had to go sugar-free to help my body through treatment for a chronic illness, I had no idea how I was going to quit. … read more...

Managing Psoriatic Arthritis Like a Pro

Managing Psoriatic Arthritis Naturally by alisonsmith.com

Receiving a diagnosis for a chronic illness is one of the scariest experiences of a lifetime. After years of literally taking your health for granted, your whole world can be suspended in that moment of shock, and for some people, it’s really difficult to emerge from that paralyzed state. There … read more...

Dealing with #multiplesclerosis interview with Robyn Baldwin on alisonsmith.com

I first met, Robyn, at a private, round-table event, at the CanFitPro Conference, here in Toronto this past summer. The meeting revolved around what it was like to run an online wellness business & blog. I was one of the speakers, so I took a few minutes to explain to … read more...

Treating Autoimmune Disease

Chances are you know someone suffering from an autoimmune disorder, or you have one yourself. Approximately, 23.5 million Americans, and 2 million Canadians, have this type of condition, and the numbers are climbing.

Since, autoimmune disorders are one of the top 10 causes of death in the female population, I … read more...

Finding support for your sugar-free diet by alisonsmith.com

So, what should you do if your friends and family don’t support your decision to change your diet?

You may have chosen to quit sugar, go gluten-free, pay attention to avoiding your food allergies, dive into paleo living, desire to start a ketogenic life, or wish to eat an anti-inflammatory … read more...

Just Ask, the Answer Might be YES

how to be successful by asking questions by alisonsmith.com

What sets a successful person, who seems to always get what they want, apart from someone who feels like they have no control over their life? What makes a person strive for bigger and better experiences, while others remain resolved to be happy with what they get?

Is it luck? … read more...

5 Books That Will Ignite Your Inner #GirlBoss

5 books to ignite your inner #girlboss by alisonsmith.com

To my girls who dream of creating a wild, meaningful, red hot, and successful business…this one is for you, #girlboss .

But, wait, sweet peach! Before you leave this post, thinking it’s not for you…hold on. The topic of discussion is about dream creation and finishing what you started with … read more...