Take the Damn Pills Until You Don’t Need the Pills Anymore

Many of us never realize what a completely unique and special individual we are.  Throughout all of human history, there has never before existed a person with your exact confluence of genetics and physiology.  Just as no two snowflakes, grains of sand or blades of grass in this world are the same, there is, and…

Going Inwards

As the days progress, and we shelter in place, our thoughts turn inwards.  As we put down our phones because we can only handle the barrage of headlines for so long, our thoughts turn inwards.  As we lay down at night, finally still in the dark with only our own thoughts speaking to us, we…

Caring for your Immune System

In light of recent news that seems to be flooding our devices and inboxes, I feel called to write about how incredible our immune systems are, how many built-in defenses we have evolved, and what we can do to further support ourselves during times of stress and viral infection. First off, know that you are…

Having a Mental Health Plan

You cannot meditate your way out of a panic attack.  It’s literally impossible and to even try exacerbates the fear. It’s hard to open your heart during a deep depressive episode where you cannot even open your eyes to get out of bed. While we live in the age of quick-fixes, of instant gratification, this…

5 Complementary Therapies to Consider in Healing Depression

Depression is a deep psychological and spiritual disturbance that affects many people today.  More and more, it seems that we are living lonely, empty and isolated lives.  We connect with the swipe of a finger through various forms of media and texting, but there is a hollowness to this “connection”.  Often, it can deepen the…

How to Heal Your Gut

Our health originates in our gut.  The microbes that reside in our digestive system are responsible for manufacturing essential nutrients, protecting us from disease and producing chemicals that communicate with the rest of our body.  In fact, there are more bacterial cells in your body that human cells! All human being’s have roughly the same…

Life Traps and Anxiety

  Anxiety is something that I have dealt with a lot in my life.  In fact,I have reached a place where I realize that anxiety is a part of who I am, and I have to accept that I was created in this specific way.  What I’ve come to understand is that anxiety can actually…

The Simple Seed for Women and Inflammation

Here’s a humble food that can make a significant impact in your health.  This tiny seed packs a lot of important nutrition into a small package. These seeds are especially good for women’s health issues and any inflammatory conditions.  Eating them is one of those small habits that you can incorporate daily to make a…

5-Day Plant-Based Reset

Hello, my dear readers!  Welcome to a new year!  I’d like to invite you to join me for a 5-day, plant-based reset. This healthy, whole foods way of eating may help to: Increase energy Lessen cravings Improve sleep Support Digestion Aid weight Loss Balance blood sugar Clear the mind We leave out the processed foods,…

Double Cleansing And What it has Done for my Skin

I have realized two major Ah-Ha’s that have changed my skin for the better.  The first was recognizing the effect my diet had on the levels of inflammation in my body.  The second was discovering something called Double Cleansing. I have oily skin and have suffered from breakouts since I was a  teenager.  Of course,…