Targeted Wellness In Ninety Days
Often times we want to feel our best but are faced with so many overwhelming choices. Working with someone who is trained to see the big picture can make your life easier and get you started on your road to wellness. What if I told you that in ninety days you can start feeling better? As a registered nurse, health coach, and wellness warrior, I help those who are interested in crowding out old habits and replace them with natural, non-toxic solutions. I’ve... Read More
Tuesday July 6, 2021
2020. A Year to Remember!
We can all agree that we have never seen a year like this one. I remember as a little child standing in line at the grocery store and someone mentioned how wonderful things will be in the year 2020. Why this has stuck in my memory when I can’t even remember why I walked into a room, I will never know!! I thought to myself that seems a long time from now and I’ll be so old, 54-55. Well, if that younger me knew how fast time flies and actually, 54-55... Read More
Thursday December 10, 2020
Calories: The Good and Bad
It’s that time of year when families gather and we go to parties to indulge in festive food and drink. Now, some of us may not be gathering as we did prior to Covid restrictions, but cooking and keeping family traditions is important. Food and drink bring us comfort. We need to fill up on the good calories and do our best to avoid empty calorie food. The holidays can bring on stress, and 2020 has its own set of unique circumstances. Making a... Read More
Tuesday November 3, 2020
The Art of Tea
Tea is one of the most widely consumed beverages in the world, and it’s no surprise people have been drinking tea for centuries for the pleasure, routine, taste, and for the many health benefits. Also, tea has a high concentration of antioxidants, which may contribute to the prevention of cancer, osteoporosis, and cardiovascular diseases. Steeping tea can be cumbersome as most people find tea to be bitter. Steeping time and the perfect water temperature will give you... Read More
Friday August 7, 2020
A Natural Approach to Allergy Relief
Allergies are caused by the immune system reacting to a foreign substance known as an allergen. An allergy can be a response to something you eat, inhale into your lungs, inject into your body, or touch, and the reaction can cause coughing, sneezing, itchy eyes, runny nose, and a scratchy throat. In more severe cases, it can also cause rashes, hives, low blood pressure, breathing trouble, asthma attacks, and even death. There is a long list of allergy symptoms, but... Read More
Tuesday March 3, 2020
Why You Should Be Pampering Yourself
Day to day life can bring some unwanted stress into our bodies. Often we carry those stresses to bed and carry them along through the next day as we collect new stresses. With this in mind, it is essential that we take some time for ourselves to sit quietly with our thoughts, to pamper ourselves, or just to relax once in awhile. For many of us, this sounds like a great idea, but it’s hard to put into action. We either can’t seem to find the time to take for ourselves, or... Read More
Tuesday February 4, 2020
Water Makes Your World Go Round!
Did you know that your body is made up of about 60% water? It is the one thing that our body needs to prosper. It amazes me how water takes the back seat to carbonated soda as the most popular beverage in the United States. It’s a scary statistic not only because the dangers of drinking sugary drinks on the body, but also because the body requires ample amounts of water to help balance all of the body’s fluids, digest food, transport nutrients from food to the rest... Read More
Tuesday January 7, 2020
Is It Normal to Feel Anxiety?
Anxiety is a perfectly normal response to stressors, like being caught in up a dangerous situation, taking a test, or having to make an important decision, but when anxiety becomes a constant response or a response to inappropriate situations, it becomes problematic. Anxiety affects many people throughout their lives. For some, it is merely situational, but for others, anxiety is constant and can lead to disorders. These include generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder,... Read More
Friday December 13, 2019
The Benefits of A Mindful Practice
Many of us work hard to eat right and exercise our bodies, but often the mind gets overlooked when it comes to our health. Meditation often considered an exercise for the brain, is a great way to focus on the health of the mind. Through this mindful practice, the pituitary gland in the brain secretes hormones called endorphins, which result in an amplified feeling of wellbeing. People often use meditation for stress relief, but there are many other benefits of... Read More
Wednesday October 16, 2019
Even Food Has Super Heroes!
We all have identified with SuperHeroes from our childhood. From Marvel Comic Books, Star Wars, Star Trek, Harry Potter and anyone else we can identify to make us feel stronger and know that someone is taking care of us. What is your favorite SuperFood? Did you know that food has superheroes too? Superfoods are a naturally superior group of foods. In order to be considered a superfood, they must be nutrient-dense, yet low in calories. Also, they all have a... Read More
Thursday September 12, 2019
Are Essentials Oils A Fad or Here To Stay?
Essential Oils are EVERYWHERE! You can find them in just about every big box store and online. Does that mean they are safe to use?? There has been a lot of research on essential oils and their efficacy on supporting the body. Knowing your source of who's behind the label is extremely important. Essential oils have been in existence for thousands of years and have proven to be effective. Unfortunately, consumers confuse flavored oils as therapeutic. Those... Read More
Monday August 19, 2019
Sleep, The First Step In Improving Your Health!
Imagine the feeling of waking after a good night’s sleep. You feel refreshed, energized, and positive. Now, think of a time where you woke up feeling the opposite. Throughout the day you may have had trouble concentrating, became frustrated easier, and had increased food cravings. Does that sound familiar? When was the last time you felt refreshed? While most people recognize that sleep is crucial for maintaining good health, most of us don’t know about the... Read More
Wednesday August 7, 2019