Thank you for visiting my blog! I’m Lauren and I’m a health writer, holistic health & life coach, speaker & activist, and at 23 months old, I was diagnosed with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. By 18 I was in a wheelchair and on chemotherapy, and at 29 I went into remission.

The decade between my most challenging years and my remission was spent in intensive self-study, where I used a root-cause, integrative, mind-body approach, to recondition my mind and body back to health.

Writing it all out here makes it sound so simple; it wasn’t, and it’s not. But it is possible, for anyone. As Glennon Doyle says “We can do hard things.” And I believe my purpose in life is to help others achieve their own health and happiness goals.

Whether you are suffering from chronic illness, raising children in a world of conflicting information, or you simply want to feel empowered and motivated to become the best version of yourself, let me help you do that.

My articles, talks, podcast and recipes – all created and curated lovingly with the hope of encouraging people to live their healthiest, happiest lives – are all available for free on this blog and you can read more about my story here. You can also head to my coaching website here. Thank you for visiting!

Lauren Vaknine

Featured Articles

Biohack Your Travels: How to eliminate jet lag & optimise your health while travelling

As the summer approaches, in a year where (finally!) more of us are able to travel again, I wanted to …
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Quarantine Hasn’t Changed Me, It’s Just Shown Me Who I Really Am As A Mother

By Lauren Vaknine When lockdown began, I’d wanted to write an article about how parents with young children would be …
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Have you ever known a time of such divergent opinions? In his book, Limitless, brain coach Jim Kwik talks about …
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When You’re A Nutritionist & Health Coach… And Your Son Gets Diagnosed With Malnutrition

There’s a reason I lost my shit the last time (because this has happened many times) a well-meaning fellow mum …
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The Art Of Giving Birth

My Article for The Green Parent Magazine “Believe me; if you are told that some experience is going to hurt, …
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Healing The Worms of Trauma

Remembering It’s been 6 months since the end of the postpartum arthritis flare-up, and in recent weeks, I’ve found the …
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“Wellness is not merely the absence of illness. It is the state of complete physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well-being.” – Lauren Vaknine