Our world has changed tremendously over the last seventy plus years with more toxins in our environment that I care to speak about. When I sat down to write this article, I was perplexed in where to begin. There are so many environmentally unfriendly exposures that many of us may
As I sit and write this blog, the rain is coming down. The rain absorbs into the plants and Earth and supplies its liquid goodness to the aquifers in the ground promoting life above. Earth is a water planet and our bodies are 70% water. We started our beginnings in
The skin is the largest organ in the body. Although many might not think of it as an organ, it accounts for ~15 percent of our body weight and it protects us. We may consider just the outer layer since that's what we see, but there are two main layers
I’ve dabbled in the energy meridian system for fifteen years. I’ve personally experienced acupuncture for much of those with great success. While I’ve learned about prana or qi/chi (energy) in yoga and have created class sequences to open those channels, it wasn’t until the last few years that I started
Sleep is the ultimate way to recover and it now has well-deserved research showing its importance to health and longevity. Discover 16 tips that will assist you in getting quality sleep. 1. Recognize the Importance of Sleep - We all know how we feel when we are sleep deprived. The consequences
Being in nature helps my body, mind and spirit. How about you? I also have felt the difference in my stress levels as I sink my feet into the sand at the beach and just smell the salt air. Is it vacation that does this or is it Earthing? Earthing
As we move into the Thanksgiving holiday and celebrate #givingTuesday, it’s a perfect time to reflect on thankfulness. The attitude of gratitude is enriching and has been shown to have many benefits. I use this approach often as I teach a variety of wellness classes. Although I practice what I
Have you noticed the commercials about medication for bone loss? Maybe I’m noticing more as I am in my 50s. Many don’t think a great deal about bone loss until something breaks! I know this was the case with a relative. After breaking her leg, she learned she had osteoporosis.