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Soothe the Smoke Away

The west is on fire. Seriously. If you look at a map of all the fires currently burning in the west, it looks like there isn’t an area you can go to escape the effects of smoke inhalation. Some places are in the extreme toxic air level while others (like mine) are just in the …

Building Resistance

Our bodies are created to interact with bacteria and viruses every day. When the microbe was discovered, we realized just how many of them existed around and inside us. Not all of these are deadly or even make us sick – some work in tandem with our body to help increase resistance to viruses and …

How are you holding up?

It has been a strange few months – COVID, riots, looting and social upheaval throughout the country. Isolation and fear can really take a toll on your health. I’ve seen an increase in depression as the months of social distancing and business closures drag on. This has become an obvious problem, particularly in young people …

Making a Relaxing Herbal Bath Salt

Who doesn’t love a warm bath?? 🙋🙋🙋 I want to share one recipe that is guaranteed to ease your nerves and ensure a good night’s sleep. You’re going to want to add about 2 pounds of bath salt to your bath. The water shouldn’t be too hot, but warm – around 100 degrees is about …

Recovering from Illness

One of the toughest things to do when you’re finally feeling better after days of being bed-ridden from illness is to continue to rest. However, this could possibly be the most important thing you can do in order to fully recover. As adults, we tend to push ourselves too hard. When we get sick, we …

I Need Your Feedback!

Every day I sit down to write a little something to educate and empower you to take control of your own health. However, with this quarantine thing going on, I’m having a difficult time figuring out what you would like to learn more about. I really don’t want to focus on what to do if …

What is Candidiasis?

What is Candidias? Candidias is an overgrowth in the GI of the Candida albicans, which is always in the GI but becomes a problem if not kept in balance. Did you know that women are 8 times more likely to get it than men?   Possible Symptoms chronic fatigue/loss of energy decreased libido bloating, gas …

Stomach Upset Due to Stress

The digestive system is highly innervated. It’s constantly sending and receiving signals from the brain, interpreting and making adjustments as needed. Sometimes there are messages that don’t give us the best results. When we’re sending emotional stress signals, the body takes that as an order to slow down in order to send resources to the …

Hay Fever/Allergies

Are you one of those unfortunate individuals who deal with seasonal allergies? During this time of COVID-19 and quarantine, you may be getting glaring looks from strangers if you’re walking through a grocery store sneezing. Keep reading for a few things you can do to help decrease your susceptibility to allergies/hay fever. * Symptoms of …