The term “alternative therapy” is basically any health treatment that is not standard in western medical practice. Technically, “alternative” treatments are used in place of conventional medicine; but when used alongside standard medical practices, alternative approaches are referred to as “complementary” medicine. The field of alternative therapies is very diverse: It can
We’ve all been there. One minute, you’re feeling fabulous — the next, your stomach looks distended, your pants feel tight, and overall, you’re incredibly uncomfortable. Yup, you’re bloated. To add to the discomfort, later that night (or the next morning), you feel gassy. How in the world did this happen?
Are you one of the many people out there that are battling anxiety? It almost seems inevitable these days. It’s crazy because there can be so many reasons why you would have some sort of anxiety…our day-to-day is usually over scheduled, filled with technology, social media and just the normal
Stress, dehydration and a poor diet can wreak havoc on your skin that no $130 serum is going to fix. These serums come in second place when it comes to really correcting your skin because it all stems from the INSIDE. There are many ways to take action on reducing
This may seem like a topic that is overly discussed, but in this summer heat … talking about hydration is a must! Did you know your body is made up of about 55-60% water? Proper hydration is critical because water is also responsible for every process in your human body which is
Curious how to start your day in a way that allows your best self to shine through? That doesn’t mean you will always be cheerful and vibrant…we all have off days. But, doesn’t it feel good to show up to situations each day with a clear mind, creativity and compassion?
Mindfulness is becoming a normal topic of conversation. And…having AWARENESS is pretty much the same thing. Creating awareness, for anything in your life is HUGE! It allows you to see more clearly and make better decisions for yourself in the moment, and for your future. Mindful eating involves being fully present with
Most of us have a pretty high level of stress in our lives. As we try to juggle everything in our lives successfully – career, hobbies, spouses, children, finances…we are stressed to the max. Stress is a deeply ingrained human response. Back in the day, it served as a very
Are your expectations creating more stress in your life? I think expectations are a huge cause of stress and suffering in all of our lives. When things don’t look exactly as we expect, we end up feeling disappointed. We beat ourselves up. We have guilt and shame, and it just starts
Just one imbalance within your hormones and there is easily a cascade of effects throughout your body. And, since I am a big believer in knowledge giving us the power to make better decisions, I had to learn more about how sleep affects our hormones. We have already learned how
I believe that anyone can live their best life if they are given the proper tools, understand the importance of feeding their body nourishing foods, learn techniques to calm their mind and recognize that their lifestyle choices are directly related to their well-being and quality of life.