Author Archives: Jessica Flanigan

Inside Jessica Flanigan’s AIP Paleo Kitchen: 6 Must Haves for AIP Cooking

By Jessica Flanigan

For those suffering from various autoimmune conditions, a special Paleo diet called the Autoimmune Protocol (AIP) may be an effective way to manage symptoms and promote healing. To help us become better acquainted with this special Paleo diet and how to master cooking these foods, we’ve invited our AIP guru Jessica Flanigan to let us in on a few of her culinary secrets. Join us in this Further F

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Suffering from Autoimmune Pain? The First Step You Should Take for Relief

By Jessica Flanigan BS, Clinical Nutritionist, Creator The Loving Diet

It isn't practical to try to live our lives around experiencing only comfort. We try, though, because it is our natural instinct. It is only because I have had so much practice with discomfort that I don't push it away so quickly now and can see its gifts and value. Growing our consciousness and learning to handle what ails us takes effort and attention. Things going wrong can actually be a wonder

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Living with a Chronic Disease? 5 Tools You Can Turn to On Your Toughest Days

By Jessica Flanigan BS, Clinical Nutritionist, Creator The Loving Diet

Dealing with disease and all the physical and emotional aspects of illness is tiring. And stressful. And overwhelming. There’s so much to think about: your diet, supplements, lab work, and the list goes on. It’s hard trying to heal ourselves all the time. Sometimes, the emotional burden can take a toll on our lives. We can all use some tools and places to turn to as we try to find a manageable

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Feeling Negative? It’s OK. 3 Simple Ways to Feel Better Today

By Jessica Flanigan BS, Clinical Nutritionist, Creator The Loving Diet

Sometimes bad things happen to us. It doesn’t matter if you are dealing with a chronic illness, cancer diagnosis, or a broken heart — it can be really hard to handle an unexpected life change. As we struggle with accepting our new circumstances, we may ask why? Why is this happening to me, how can I stop feeling this way, why does life seems so unfair? When it comes to both our physical and me

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When Your Autoimmune Disease is Especially Unbearable, Consider These 10 Tips

By Jessica Flanigan BS, Clinical Nutritionist, Creator The Loving Diet

I know that there is quite a bit of suffering that comes with Autoimmune Disease. And with that suffering comes disappointment, frustration, anger. You’re feeling pain – in your body, in your heart, in your life.The thing is, suffering can also be a powerful transformer… if you allow it to. It causes us to take pause and consider our path. It can motivate us to change our decisions. Mayb

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