Eat Your Vegetables, Improve Your Health!

Vegetables

We know we should eat them, and yet to get the recommended amount of greens each day (4-5 servings!) we would certainly need every meal and at least one snack a day to include a serving of vegetables. I do my best to get my greens at each meal, adding spinach to my… Read more »

Trace Minerals: 8 Reasons Why You Should Take Them Everyday

Trace Minerals: An Essential Component of Health

Did you know that trace minerals are an essential part of a healthy, balanced body? Mineral deficiency can have a dramatic effect on your mood, blood pressure, memory, pH balance and much more.

Here are 8 reasons minerals should be a part of your daily supplement program:

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Eating with the Seasons

In our supermarket culture, where produce is shipped around the world and in stock all year long, it can be difficult or confusing to determine which foods are in season at what time. One might ask, if we can get the same fruits and veggies all year long, why would we want to limit… Read more »

Living Well: What We Can Learn From Other Cultures

I am fascinated with culture and often find myself drawn to reading, housewares, clothing, and other things that represent cultures from around the world. My love for other cultures came alive during my undergraduate studies when I had the opportunity to study abroad in Spain. Five weeks was hardly long enough to really sink in… Read more »

The True Meaning of Thanksgiving

What Does Thanksgiving Mean to You?

Throughout our lives, we celebrate holiday after holiday each year with family, friends, co-workers and others. As children, we experience holidays through the traditions of our families and later, build new traditions to incorporate into the ones we’ve always known. The holiday season can be simultaneously joyous and stressful,… Read more »

Talking to Yourself (It can actually be a good thing!)

Talking To Yourself Isn’t Crazy!

Talking to yourself is really not as bad as it sounds, as long as you ask yourself some very important questions along the way: “How do I talk to myself?”  “Do I uplift myself, or bring myself down?”  “Am I my own best friend or my own worst enemy?”

A… Read more »

The Adrenal Glands: Chronic Stress and the Affect on Your Health

Dealing with Chronic Stress

In other words, adrenal function is the first place to look when you have multiple symptoms of hormonal imbalance. When you’re stressed at twenty-five, you go to a yoga class, sleep it off, or call a good friend or maybe even your mother. When you’re… Read more »

Resolving Shingles Naturally

Shingles: My Experience

Just a couple of weeks ago, I developed a case of shingles that ran across the left side of my body. I was truly dumbfounded! Twenty-eight years old, in good health, and shingles?

Right away, I knew a few things were true:

  1. I needed to get the outbreak under control right away… Read more »