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Dr. Lauryn Lax, OTD, MS

Dr. Lauryn, OTD, MS is a doctor of occupational therapy, clinical nutritionists and functional medicine expert with 25 years of clinical and personal experience in healing from complex chronic health issues and helping others do the same.

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It’s the weekend!!

Which means time to get caught up on all the “news” from around the interwebs and wellness sphere you’re too busy to keep straight.

Thrive’s got yo’ back…

What you missed on the blog this week:

Electrolytes Do the Body Good Sports-Drink

5 Easy Peasy Veggie Recipes 


The Big Sugar Conspiracy (Fat Does NOT Make You Fat) 


6 Steps to Heal Your Gut


What to Eat Before & After a Workout (Debunking Myths) 


8 Reasons You’re Bloated 


As for things you missed around the inter-webs, here’s the scoop to catch up on this weekend:

Thrive Body

Thrive Mind:

“Emotional Eating: Part 2: Get Over It & Do Something” 

Ever been told, “Just get over it”? While it sounds good in theory, “just getting over” emotional eating and the diet mentality around food is not quite that simple.

Thrive Life

“I am strong”: Dad’s Pep Talk with Daughter

If only we could say this to ourselves on the daily…

Thrive Eats

Here are a few eats Thrive is whipping up this weekend (inspired by some inspirational food artists):

Bison Plantain Breakfast Bowl by Fed & Fit 

Sweet Potato Lime Soup with Coconut & Chives 

Detoxifying Ginger Avocado Green Smoothie 

Thrive Style

What I am digging this week

AG Adriano Goldschmied The Legging Ankle • AG Adriano Goldschmied • $225

Outdoor Voices ‘Athena’ Crop Top • $50

Kendra Scott Tessa Earring • Kendra Scott • $65

Festival Bag • $68

Thrive Listen

“Better Everyday with Sarah & Dr. Brooke”: Why Your Gut Isn’t Healing

“Daily Hope with Rick Warren”: How to Get Ready to Be Used by God, Part 1: God’s Vision for the Rest of Your Life.”

Thrive Moves

My fav workout from Ben Bergeron’s “Comp Training” program this week:

With a running clock…

As Many Rounds as Possible in 5 Minutes of

  • 50 Wall-Ball (WB) Buy-In, then as many rounds of:

  • 12 Deadlift + 12 Barbell Burpees

(I used 105 lbs. to start for deadlifts)

… Rest 5:00…


  • 35 WB Buy-In

  • 9 Deadlifts + 9 Barbell Burpees (I increased deadlift weight to 115 lbs.)

… Rest 5:00…


  • 20 Wall-ball Buy-In, Then…

  • 6 Deadlift + 6 Barbell Burpees (I increaded deadlift weight to 125 lbs.)


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