healthy habits

Grow Something

Grow Something

  Grow something. That’s my simple advice for these uncertain times. There’s nothing like bringing something to life to give you hope for the future. Gardens are wonderful, but if that feels like too much at the moment, containers like window boxes, pots, buckets, or even a small bowl can work too. Pick up seedlings […]

Be Safe, Be Kind, Be Grateful

Be Safe, Be Kind, Be Grateful

I hope you are safe and healthy and managing during this trying time. Chances are someone reading this post has been or will be adversely impacted by the virus. I pray that isn’t the case, but it’s a good reminder that now more than ever is a time to be safe, be kind, and be […]

Happy March New Year

Happy March New Year

Setting resolutions in the height of winter has always seemed impractical to me. I vote for moving New Year’s Day to March 1 or even push it to the first day of spring. I’m not a resolution-setter, but Spring feels like a more natural time of year to shed bad habits, implement new routines, and focus […]

Magnesium to the Rescue

Magnesium to the Rescue

Feeling stressed, anxious and fatigued? One of the easiest and inexpensive self-care treatments available is an Epsom salt foot soak or body bath. Epsom salt, which is the mineral magnesium sulfate, is a natural sedative for the nervous system. When absorbed through the skin, it will draw out toxins, reduce swelling, and relax muscles. Just […]

Golden (Coconut) Milk Does the Body Good

Golden (Coconut) Milk Does the Body Good

Turmeric. Heard of it? If you haven’t, listen up. There are many foods that claim to have amazing and miraculous health benefits, and many do, but turmeric has the documented studies to back up the claim. Often confused with saffron due to its deep yellow-orange color, turmeric comes from the root of the curcuma longa […]

Prelude to A Cleanse

Prelude to A Cleanse

Have you often thought of participating in a Cleanse but it never seemed like the right time? It either required too much preparation or you didn’t feel like starving yourself for ten days. If that sounds like you, then read on, because this post will correct the most common misconception about cleansing, and provide you […]