The beginning of fall is the start of cute sweaters, lots of food, parties, and festivities. It is also the beginning of a lot of chaos and busy schedules, and hibernation, leaving no time or care to stay fit. Heck, who wouldn’t blame anyone for just wanting to cozy up after work with a soft warm blanket with some hot cocoa and binge watch some tv? Continue reading
Personally I had never thought to keep a food journal. I mean what reason was there? I was young and thought I was pretty health conscious, I mean I didn’t have any major health issues that stuck out. But a matter of fact I did have a major health issues, PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome) in which I had no idea I had and that is because a little pill called Birth Control masked Continue reading
It’s that time again! Our least favorite time of the holiday seasons is when we get a nasty cold or flu. Sure there are several over the counter drugs that are available for some relief, but are they actually helping germs get stronger and building up those germs for future attacks. Just as plants, animals, and humans have revolutionized, so do germs. So why not try some natural ways to relieve those cold and flu symptoms and
Many of us workout only in the morning, in evening, or both. Which is great, but what is even better is to be moving throughout the whole day! It’s great to keep your body moving all day and get in a couple of extra workouts and stretches throughout the day. If you are a pencil pusher like me, we sit at a desk for roughly 6 hours a day. There is nothing wrong with being a pencil pusher, but I personally feel like my butt gets bigger by the second Continue reading
Clary Sage or Salvia Sclarea is a herbaceous perennial that grows from May to September. It can be found in the northern Mediterranean Basin and in some northern African and Central Asian countries. Clary Sage has been used since ancient times as a medicinal herb and still used today. The oil is also used in perfumes and flavoring for things like wine Continue reading
Indigestion can be a sign of an underlying problem like, peptic ulcers, pancreas or bile duct, acid reflux, GERD, etc. Whether it’s a feeling of burning in the stomach, abdominal pain, bloating, nausea, or a noisy stomach, it all means something. Pay attention to your body, what you put in it, and what it is telling you. There are many reasons for these terrible stomach aches; processed foods, stress and anxiety, Continue reading
Lavender (lavandula angustifolia) is one of my essential oils that I use almost on a daily basis. It is known for it’s calming and relaxing effects on the body and great for skin! The fragrance balances both physically and emotionally. Lavender originates from southern Europe and parts of Africa, Asia, and India, where they relied on the herb for its medicinal purposes.