Is it almost the New Year already? It seems like just yesterday we were setting resolutions, hopeful about accomplishing new goals and making positive changes in our lives.
But while we often do our best to stay focused, resolutions don’t often pan out the way we’d like. Read More
Feeling under the weather? When the temperatures drop, we tend to spend more time indoors, get less sunshine and fresh air, and consume more indulgent, comfort foods. This combination leads to higher exposure to airborne organisms and decreased immunity, which means you're more likely to catch a cold or flu. Don't fret, nature is chock full of remedies that can help you boost your immunity and alleviate symptoms of sickness. Read More
As afternoons shadow early and the evenings cool, we long for our cozy "hearth" and home. Certain spicy "fall" aromas start to smell appealing. These natural scents actually serve us as they enter our systems through our lungs and skin. When we are not cooking, it is tempting to mimic those aromas with candles and air fresheners. But please think about what you are introducing into the atmosphere of your sacred space.
Did you know that burning candles and spraying air fresheners release varying degrees of chemicals and soot which can irritate the lungs and link you to serious illness? Some heavy fragrances allow limonene to react with ozone which adds unwanted formaldehyde into your home.
Fret not if you added some whiffs of store bought sweetness in your day, but starting this season, try to crowd in natural aromas to satisfy your smelling.
Here are 5 Ideas: Read More
Healthy foods, especially superfoods, have a notorious reputation for being expensive, and a lot of people use that as an excuse to grab fast food and sacrifice their health. Fortunately, there are plenty of nutrient-packed foods proven to protect against cancer, prevent heart disease, lower blood pressure, and more – that won’t break the bank. Read More
Isn’t it nice when you can let your hair down and just be yourself? When you can share your personal passion, struggles, or vision for the future, and have someone to turn to with questions, someone who actually “gets” you on a deeper level? That’s what a wellness tribe is all about! Read More
Whether you want to lose weight or get a promotion at work, you need to master productivity. You’ll never be able to fit in workouts, healthy meals, and meditation if you’re constantly procrastinating and not making the best use of your time. Read More
Organic produce is considered an unnecessary luxury. However, if you look at your food as medicine, you could reap desirable side affects of choosing organic. They include: avoiding allergic reactions, reducing cancer risk from toxic substance build up, enhancing nutrient density as well as a cleaner environment where you live, work and play. Although organic foods may cost a bit more, they could very well reduce your future medical bills. Read More